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Chris Brown will kick off his F.A.M.E. tour in Toronto on Sept. 12 and he's taking T-Pain, Kelly Rowland and Tyga along for the cross-country ride that will bring the R&B star to his native Virginia, as well as Los Angeles before ending in Hartford the day before Halloween.

"This tour will allow me to paint a picture musically," Brown said in the announcement. "I want to bring a lot of energy and excitement to all the fans. It's going to be a great show."

The confident Brown has close to 30 dates set for The F.A.M.E. tour. He'll get to warm up his live act with a highly anticipated performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28.

Since the March release of "F.A.M.E.," Brown has stayed busy by playing to packed "Today Show" crowds, recording with Justin Bieber and winning big at the BET Awards.

"F.A.M.E.," Brown's fourth album, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and has produced three hit singles ("Look at Me Now," "Deuces," and "No BS").

See the Dates Below:

Sept. 12: Toronto, Canada (Molson Canadian Amphitheatre)

Sept. 14: Buffalo, N.Y. (Darien Lake Performing Arts Center)

Sept. 16: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC)

Sept. 17: Washington, D.C. (Verizon Center)

Sept. 18: Detroit, Mich. (Joe Louis Arena)

Sept. 21: Cleveland, OH (CSU)

Sept. 23: Chicago, Ill. (Tinley Park)

Sept. 24: St. Louis, Mo. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)

Sept. 25: Indianapolis, Ind. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)

Sept. 28: Baltimore, Md. (1s Mariner Arena)

Sept. 30: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)

Oct. 1: Raleigh, N.C. (Walnut Creek Amphitheatre)

Oct. 2: Atlanta, Ga. (Lakewood Amphitheatre)

Oct. 7: Tampa, Fla. (1 800 ASK GARY)

Oct. 8: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)

Oct. 9: Virginia Beach, Va. (Farm Bureau Amphitheatre)

Oct. 12: Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center)

Oct. 14: Dallas, Tex. (GEXA Pavilion)

Oct. 15: New Orleans, La. (New Orleans Arena)

Oct. 16: Houston, TX (Woodlands)

Oct. 18: Phoenix, Ariz. (Ashley Pavilion)

Oct. 20: Los Angeles, Calif. (Staples Center)

Oct. 22: Oakland, Calif. (Sleep Train Concord)

Oct. 23: Sacramento, Calif. (Sleep Train Amphitheatre)

Oct. 26: Memphis, Tenn. (Fed Ex Forum)

Oct. 28: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wells Fargo Arena)

Oct. 29: Pittsburgh, Pa. (Consol Energy Center)

Oct. 30: Hartford, Conn. (XL Center)

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