Mary J Blige set for UK arena tour

The R&B diva returns for first major tour in five years

Mary J. Blige has announced an English arena tour, due to take place in the summer.

The jaunt, in support of Blige’s eighth album ‘Growing Pains’, is her first nationwide tour for five years.

The singer is calling at three cities, London, Manchester and Birmingham, performing at the following venues:

London O2 Arena (June 3)

Manchester MEN Arena (5)

Birmingham NEC (6)

Tickets go on sale from 9am on March 14.

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