LOS ANGELES, CA (February 7, 2011) Global phenomenon Sade, known for their one of a kind timeless sound, announced today that acclaimed singer, songwriter and pianist, john legend will join every date on their highly anticipated summer tour. Legend is nominated for five Grammy Awards and two NAACP Awards this year for his collaboration with the Roots on the extraordinary new album Wake Up!. The once in a lifetime tour, combining two of the most recognizable and powerful voices in RB today, will begin on June 16th in Baltimore, Maryland at the 1st Mariner’s Arena. The Live Nation produced tour will make 50 concert stops in top arenas across North America. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
John Legend, a six-time Grammy Award winner, is nominated for five additional awards at this weekend’s telecast on February 13th for his work with the Roots on Wake Up!, including RB Album, Best RB Song (“Shine”), Best Traditional RB Vocal Performance (“Hang On In There”), Best RB Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals (“Shine”), and Best Traditional RB Vocal Performance (“Hang On In There”). Legend is also nominated for two NAACP Image Awards at this year’s ceremony on March 4th for Outstanding Album (“Wake Up!”) and Outstanding Group, Duo or Collaboration.
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