It was announced today that N.A.R.S. Records/ Island Def Jam recording artist Luke James was personally chosen by 17-time GRAMMY ® Award winner and global superstar BeyoncÃ©as the opening performer on her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour in Europe. Beginning April 24th in Paris, France through May 29th in Stockholm, Sweden, with the exception of Oslo, Norway, GRAMMY ® Award nominated Luke James will take the stage to deliver his dynamic presence and signature soulful sound for what is sure to be a spectacular performance. (See tour dates below)
“Luke James is a gifted singer and songwriter and what he does on stage with his pure falsetto is incredible. I am excited to have him join the tour and to introduce this soulful singer to an audience in Europe that will be discovering a true star,” said BeyoncÃ©
Managed by BeyoncÃ©’s creative director/show director, Frank Gatson Jr. and Los-Angeles based business partner Greg Parks, Luke James has been championed by the global superstar for his artistry and vocals for years. Luke James was the sole opening act for all fourof the Beyonce’s shows at Revel in Atlantic City for her “Back To Business” concerts last summer and he was selected for a featured role in her 2011 “Run the World” video.
“It is such an unimaginable honor to be sharing the light yet again with BeyoncÃ© on her sold out Mrs. Carter Show World Tour,” said Luke James. “This is a blessing that I do not take lightly. Thank you BeyoncÃ©.”