R&B crooner John Legend and British singer Corinne Bailey Rae will team up for a month-long spring tour of North America, beginning April 3 in Irvine, Calif. The two will play theatres and a handful of outdoor venues until May 4th in Atlanta. Both artists are in line to win Grammy trophies Sunday (Feb. 12) in Los Angeles. Legend is up for best male pop vocal performance, best male R&B vocal performance and best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocals, while Bailey Rae is nominated for record of the year, song of the year and best new artist. In addition, Legend and Bailey Rae will perform together along with John Mayer during the Grammy telecast. Tour dates: April 3: Irvine, Calif. (Bren Events Center) April 4: San Diego (Bayside Amphitheatre) April 6: Los Angeles (Gibson Amphitheatre) April 7: Berkeley, Calif. (Greek Theatre) April 10: Denver (Wells Fargo Theatre) April 12: Minneapolis (Orpheum Theatre) April 13: Chicago (Chicago Theatre) April 14: Detroit (Fox Theatre) April 16: Akron, Ohio. (Civic Theatre) April 17: Toronto (Hummingbird Centre) April 19: Boston (Orpheum Theatre) April 20: Sayreville, N.J. (Starland Ballroom) April 22: Newark, N.J. (New Jersey PAC) April 23: New York (Theatre at Madison Square Garden) April 25: Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun) April 26: Upper Darby, Pa. (Tower Theatre) April 28: Columbia, Md. (Merriweather Post Pavilion) April 29: Norfolk, Va. (Chrysler Hall) May 1: Orlando, Fla. (Hard Rock Live) May 2: Hollywood, Fla. (Seminole Hard Rock Casino) May 4: Atlanta (Chastain Park Amphitheatre) John Legend is a three-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. His debut studio album, the platinum selling Get Lifted, was released in late 2004. Legendâs sophomore album, âOnce Again,â was released on October 24, 2006 and boasted production from Kanye West, Raphael Saadiq, and will.i.am. Corinne Bailey Rae is an acclaimed Grammy Award-nominated English singer and songwriter who released her eponymous debut album Corinne Bailey Rae in February 2006. Rae was named the number one predicted breakthrough act of 2006 in an annual BBC poll of music critics. The poll’s predictions subsequently came true, as she became only the fourth female British act in history to have her first album debut at number one.
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