Jay-Z announces autumn UK and Ireland tour in support of 'Magna Carta Holy Grail'

The rapper will play Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham and London

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Jay-Z has announced details of a UK and Ireland tour to take place in October this year.

The rapper will play a string of European dates in support of his new album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail', which was released earlier this month. Calling in at Manchester, Dublin and Birmingham, he will then play three nights at London's O2 Arena.

Jay-Z will play:

Manchester Arena (October 3)
Dublin O2 Arena (6)
Birmingham NIA Arena (8)
London O2 Arena (10, 11, 12)


Last night (July 14), Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake brought their Legends Of The Summer show to London for the first time at Wireless festival. Timberlake had headlined the three-day bash at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday (July 12), while Jay-Z had topped the bill on Saturday (July 13). The joint show saw Timberlake and Jay-Z performing their greatest hits, as well as collaborating on new and old songs during a two hour and 40 minute set. Over 40 songs featured in the set in total and Rihanna made a surprise guest appearance, joining Jay-Z for 'Run This Town'.

Yesterday, it was also announced that Jay-Z had scored his first ever Number One on the UK Official Albums Chart with his 12th studio album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail', knocking Mumford and Sons' 'Babel' off the top spot.

Jay-Z tickets go onsale on Friday (July 19). Tickets for London dates will be priced at £70, £55, and £40, Other dates will be priced at £65, £50, and £37.50 (plus fees).

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