Global music icon and 15-time GRAMMY Award winner Alicia Keys announced ALICIA – THE WORLD TOUR, her highly anticipated return to the stage. Keys will bring her repertoire of worldwide hits to iconic venues across North America and Europe, including a stop at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in Key’s hometown of New York City. The celebrated singer/songwriter/producer will visit major cities on both continents including London, Paris, Berlin, Atlanta, Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more on the tour produced by Live Nation.
The tour announcement comes fresh off Keys’ exciting news to fans last night that her forthcoming seventh studio album ALICIA is set to be released worldwide on March 20, via RCA Records. Keys also gave fans a first-look at the album’s stunning artwork. Pre-sale for the album is set for Friday, January 24, in celebration of Alicia’s birthday on January 25.
Keys released the anthemic “Underdog,” the album’s new single, earlier this month to critical acclaim (“A be-jewelled slice of pop-soul with a gently euphoric feel” – Clash).
In addition to new music, Keys will be bringing her classics – from “No One” to “If I Ain’t Got You” to “Girl on Fire” – to life in a special multi-media, artistic experience on the ALICIA – THE WORLD TOUR stage each night. A meditation on love and life, the show will be a true celebration, filled with the magnetic energy that only live music can create.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, January 27th at 10am local time.
Keys will be returning to host the Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 26th, airing on CBS. She will release her book More Myself on March 31, via Flatiron Publishing.
ALICIA – THE WORLD TOUR EUROPEAN DATES:
5 June – Ireland Dublin, 3Arena
7 June – UK Manchester, Manchester Arena
8 June – UK Birmingham, Birmingham Arena<
10 June – UK London, The O2
12 June – Belgium Antwerp, Sportpaleis
14 June – Germany Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena
16 June – Sweden Stockholm, Ericsson Globe
17 June – Norway Oslo, Spektrum
19 June – Germany Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena
20 June – Germany Munich, Olympiahalle
25 June – Czech Republic Prague, O2 Arena
1 July – France Paris, Accorhotels Arena
4 July – Spain Madrid, WiZink Center
7 July – Spain Barcelona, Palau Sant Jordi
9 July – France Bordeaux, Arkéa Arena
11 July – Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette, Rockhal
14 July – Germany Cologne, Lanxess Arena
17 July – Germany Mannheim, SAP Arena
18 July – Switzerland Zurich, Hallenstadion
20 July – Poland Krakow, Tauron Arena