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Alicia Keys prepares for North American tour

It'll kick off April 19 in Hampton

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys has announced a North American leg to her world tour, kicking off in Hampton, VA on April 19.

The solo star has so far confirmed 30 shows, including a show at Madison Square Garden in New York City, currently listed as the last stop on the tour.

The dates support the release of her third album ‘As I Am’, which has spent weeks at the Number One spot on the Billboard charts.

Keys earned two Grammy nominations this year for the song ‘No One’, which is up for Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. The Grammy Awards take place this Sunday (February 10).

The dates are:

Hampton, VA Hampton Coliseum (April 19)
Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center (20)
Pittsburgh, PA Peterson Events Center (22)
Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena (25)
Columbus, OH Value City Arena at Schottenstein Center (26)
St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center (27)
Minneapolis, MN Target Center (30)
Kansas City, MO Sprint Center (May 1)
Los Angeles, CA venue to be announced (5)
San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena (7)
Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena (9)
San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose (10)
Phoenix, AZ Jobing.com Arena (12)
Grand Prairie, TX Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie (14)
Houston, TX Toyota Center (18)
New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena (22)
Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum (24)
Miami, FL American Airlines Arena (25)
Atlanta, GA Philips Arena (28)
Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum (30)
Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena (31)
Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena (June 3)
Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center at Cleveland State (5)
Toronto, Ontario Air Canada Centre (6)
Montreal, Quebec Bell Centre (8)
Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden (11)
Washington, DC Verizon Center (13)
Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena (15)
Newark, NJ Prudential Center (17)
New York, NY Madison Square Garden (18)


--By our New York staff.
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