R Kelly announces first UK shows for nine years – ticket details

Singer to play London and Manchester in April

R Kelly has announced details of his first UK shows in nine years.

The singer was due to play in Britain last year, but had to cancel after doctors advised him to rest his voice.

Now he’s confirmed for London‘s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on April 22 then Manchester‘s O2 Apollo on April 23.


The controversial R&B star released his 10th album, ‘Love Letter’, in December last year.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (March 11) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of R Kelly tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.


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