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GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ARTISTS, ANTHONY HAMILTON AND FANTASIA
ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINING SPRING 2016 TOUR
TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 4
[New York, NY – February 29, 2016] - Grammy Award winning recording artists, ANTHONY HAMILTON and FANTASIA are excited to announce their spring 2016 co-headlining tour. Kicking off April 21st at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre in Buffalo, NY, the four-week tour will hit major cities including Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C, Los Angeles and more. Tickets will go on sale March 4th at Ticketmaster.com. See below for tour routing. More tour dates will be announced.
Fans can expect to hear all of their hits plus new music as each is set to release new albums this spring. On March 25th, Hamilton will release his fifth studio album,What I'm Feelin'via RCA Records, which will include the hit single, "Amen". Fantasia will release her fifth studio album this spring on 19 Entertainment/RCA Records which will include her empowering first single “No Time For It.”
ANTHONY HAMILTON AND FANTASIA IN CONCERT TOUR DATES:
DATE - CITY - VENUE
April 21 -Buffalo, NY - Shea’s Buffalo Theatre A
April 22 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre A
April 23 - Chicago, IL - Arie Crown Theater A
April 28 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Hall F
April 29 - New York, NY - Theater at Madison Square Garden F
April 30 - Baltimore, MD - Pier Six Pavilion F
May 01 - Columbus, OH - Palace Theatre F
May 07 - Washington, D.C. - Constitution Hall A
May 08 - Norfolk, VA - Constant Center A
May 20 - Los Angeles, CA - Microsoft Theater F
A - Denotes Anthony Hamilton closes show.
F- Denotes Fantasia closes show.
More About Anthony Hamilton
Grammy Award winning musician Anthony Hamilton has collaborated with a bevy of artists including Nas, Rick Ross, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Tupac, and Al Green to name a few. Most recently, the renowned soul singer performed for President Barack Obama with Grammy nominated songstress Andra Day for the Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House. In addition to his multiple chart-topping albums and singles, Hamilton has been praised by a plethora of outlets including The New York Times, USA Today, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, ESSENCE, NPR and Billboard, among others. On March 25th, Hamilton will release his fifth studio album, What I'm Feelin' via RCA Records, which will include the hit single "Amen".
In 2004, the High Point, North Carolina native became the season three winner of Fox’s American Idol. Later that year, Fantasia released her platinum-selling debut album Free Yourself and became the first artist in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart to debut at #1 with her first single, “I Believe." Fantasia’s second single, “Truth Is,” spent 14 weeks at #1, making her the first singer to simultaneously have two of the top three songs on the Billboard chart. Fantasia’s 2006 eponymous second album featured the #1 R&B single, “When I See U,” and reached gold status. In 2010, Fantasia released the critically acclaimed Back To Me, which featured the hit single “Bittersweet” that earned her first ever Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song. Back To Me debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, and not only marked Fantasia’s first #1 R&B album but also her highest Billboard Top 200 chart ranking. In 2013, Fantasia released her fourth studio album, Side Effects of You which debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart and #2 on the Billboard Top 200, marking her second consecutive positions on these charts.
In addition to being a mainstay in music, Fantasia adds author and actress to her growing list of accomplishments. In 2006, she released her New York Times bestselling memoir, Life Is Not a Fairytale, and starred as herself in the Lifetime movie of the same name. In 2007, Fantasia landed the coveted role of Celie in Broadway’s The Color Purple for which she won a Theater World Award. Fantasia returned to Broadway in 2013 as the first celebrity engagement in After Midnight, a dance-focused musical that celebrated Harlem’s iconic Cotton Club during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s and 1930’s. After receiving rave reviews, Fantasia joined the cast of After Midnight for a second run in May 2014.