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R&B superstar R KELLY,

currently high in the UK singles charts with his JAY-Z

collaboration ‘FIESTA’, is to play his first live dates in the UK in five years.


will perform live at the London Arena on September 29, the Manchester Evening News Arena on October 2 and the Birmingham NEC on October 3.

Details about any touring guest stars will be announced later, although it will be interesting to observe how Kelly‘s musically diverse duets – which include Kelly Price, Celine Dion and Ronald Isley, will be relayed live.

To buy tickets,

call NME’s 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. All calls are charged at the national standard rate.

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