R&B/Soul Siren Mary J. Blige is slated to tour Australia for the first time next month. Touring in support of her latest album ‘Growing Pains,’ Blige will make four stops in Australia and will play two concerts in New Zealand. Announced today, promoter Michael Chugg said “Mary J Blige is a superstar in anyone’s language. She is sexy, stylish, sassy and what a voice! She’s one of the greatest live acts I’ve ever seen and I’m thrilled to bring her to Australia for the first time.” Blige wraps up her co-headling tour with Jay-Z this week and jets off to Europe to perform in the United Kingdom, Germany and France within the next weeks. Tour Dates are as follows, tickets go on sale May 16th: June 10 – Perth, Burswood Dome June 12 – Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena June 13 – Sydney, Entertainment Centre June 14 – Brisbane, Entertainment Centre June 16 – Auckland, New Zealand Vector Arena June 17 – Auckland, New Zealand Wellington Town Hall source: undercover.com.au