New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Live Nation Entertainment)
Hot on the heels of a blockbuster performance at this year's MTV Video Music
Awards and the release of his new single/video "She Came To Give It To You," global megastar USHER announced today he will tour North America
this fall, bringing The UR Experience
to fans in 27 cities.
Packed with an impressive repertoire of smash hits spanning his 20-year career, the critically-acclaimed showman will give his fans a unique experience that only the multi-talented Usher
can deliver. His show will include a fresh take on early and recent songs as well as new music from his anticipated forthcoming eighth studio album. Check out the latest tour trailer at Usher's YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Pn3xCwImQ) or to download a high resolution version, use the following link: https://bit.ly/1qV7gY8.
"With The UR Experience, I want to give my fans an ever-changing live show full of surprises and special guests," says Usher. "I am really excited to be with my fans and give them an Usher
experience like they've never seen or heard before."
The UR Experience
is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.
The UR Experience
will kick off in Montreal, Quebec, on Nov. 1 at the Bell Centre and continue through New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Vancouver and more! Special guests on the tour include AUGUST ALSINA and DJ CASSIDY.
A full list of cities, venues and public on-sale dates is listed below.
For the latest tour information please visit www.usherworld.com or www.livenation.com.
Join the conversation at #URXTOUR.
The UR Experience
All dates and venues below subject to change.
Nov. 1 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Nov. 2 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Nov. 4 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
Nov. 5 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
Nov. 7 New York, NY Madison Square
Nov. 10 Washington DC Verizon Center
Nov. 11 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Nov. 13 Boston, MA TD Garden
Nov. 14 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun
Nov. 15 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
Nov. 17 Chicago, IL United Center
Nov. 18 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy
Nov. 21 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
Nov. 22 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
Nov. 24 San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose
Nov. 26 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Nov. 27 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Nov. 30 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
Dec. 2 Broomfield, CO 1STBANK Center
Dec. 4 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Dec. 5 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Dec. 6 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Dec. 8 Memphis, TN FedExForum
Dec. 9 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Dec. 12 Orlando, FL Amway Center
Dec. 13 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
Dec. 14 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum
Challenging himself creatively and testing musical boundaries are characteristics that have defined Usher's career since he was first discovered twenty years ago on Star Search. Usher
has been ranked by the Recording Industry
Assn. of America
as one of the best-selling artists in American music history, having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. He has won numerous awards including 8 Grammys and was named the #1 Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade. Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, with his career-propelling 2004 album "Confessions
" being ranked as the top solo album of the 2000s decade. Usher
has attained nine Hot 100 #1 hits (all as a lead artist) and 18 Hot 100 top-10 singles.
is currently working on his forthcoming 8th studio album and preparing for his North American Tour. Earlier this year he completed filming his role as boxer Sugar Ray
Leonard in the upcoming film "Hands of Stone," a biopic of champion boxer Roberto Duran which co-stars Robert De Niro and is due in theaters early 2015. In addition, Usher
recently completed his second season as a coach on NBC's Emmy award winning hit TV show "The Voice
" where he proved his top-notch coaching capability by mentoring Josh Kaufman who became the champion of season 6.