First he lands two songs in the top five of the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart this week ("I Invented Sex" at No. 2 and "Say Aah" at No 3). Now, R&B crooner Trey Songz has been added to Jay-Z's "Blueprint 3" tour, an Atlantic Records representative confirms.
Joining Young Jeezy, who is also a supporting act, Songz will open the second leg of the stateside trek starting Feb. 20 at the Bank Atlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Songz is currently scheduled to perform all 23 dates, wrapping up March 27 at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas.
Songz is nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album for his latest set, "Ready;" the album has sold 438,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan.
Jay-Z's "Blueprint 3" has moved 1.5 million units, and was released on Roc Nation with distribution from Atlantic Records.