Usher Announces The UR Experience

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Grammy Award®-Winning Superstar’s First Headlining Tour in Three Years Will Visit Cities Throughout North America This Fall

Tickets On Sale Starting Monday, Sept. 8 at LiveNation.com and Through the Live Nation Mobile App  

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 2, 2014) – Hot on the heels of a blockbuster performance at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards and the release of his new single/video “She Came To Give It To You,” global megastar USHER announced today he will tour North America this fall, bringing The UR Experience to fans in 27 cities.

Packed with an impressive repertoire of smash hits spanning his 20-year career, the critically-acclaimed showman will give his fans a unique experience that only the multi-talented Usher can deliver. His show will include a fresh take on early and recent songs as well as new music from his anticipated forthcoming eighth studio album. Check out the latest tour trailer at Usher’s YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Pn3xCwImQ) or to download a high resolution version, use the following link: http://bit.ly/1qV7gY8.

“With The UR Experience, I want to give my fans an ever-changing live show full of surprises and special guests,” says Usher. “I am really excited to be with my fans and give them an Usher experience like they’ve never seen or heard before.”

The UR Experience is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.

The UR Experience will kick off in Montreal, Quebec, on Nov. 1 at the Bell Centre and continue through New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Vancouver and more! Special guests on the tour include AUGUST ALSINA and DJ CASSIDY. Select market on-sales begin Monday, Sept. 8, 10:00 a.m. EDT. American Express® Card Members will have an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public.

A full list of cities, venues and public on-sale dates is listed below.

For the latest tour information please visit www.usherworld.com or www.livenation.com.

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All dates and venues below subject to change.

Date City Venue On-Sale Date
Nov. 1 Montreal, QC Bell Centre Sept. 8
Nov. 2 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre Sept. 8
Nov. 4 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills Sept. 15
Nov. 5 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena Sept. 15
Nov. 7 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Sept. 8
Nov. 10 Washington DC Verizon Center Sept. 8
Nov. 11 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center Sept. 8
Nov. 13 Boston, MA TD Garden Sept. 8
Nov. 14 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Sept. 15
Nov. 15 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall Sept. 8
Nov. 17 Chicago, IL United Center Sept. 8
Nov. 18 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center Sept. 15
Nov. 21 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center Sept. 8
Nov. 22 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena Sept. 15
Nov. 24 San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose Sept. 8
Nov. 26 Seattle, WA Key Arena Sept. 8
Nov. 27 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena Sept. 8
Nov. 30 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place Sept. 8
Dec. 2 Broomfield, CO 1STBANK Center Sept. 15
Dec. 4 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center Sept. 15
Dec. 5 Houston, TX Toyota Center Sept. 15
Dec. 6 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center Sept. 15
Dec. 8 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum Sept. 15
Dec. 9 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena Sept. 15
Dec. 12 Orlando, FL Amway Center Sept. 15
Dec. 13 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena Sept. 15
Dec. 14 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum Sept. 15

About USHER

Challenging himself creatively and testing musical boundaries are characteristics that have defined Usher’s career since he was first discovered twenty years ago on Star Search.  Usher has been ranked by the Recording Industry Assn. of America as one of the best-selling artists in American music history, having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. He has won numerous awards including 8 Grammys and was named the #1 Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade. Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, with his career-propelling 2004 album “Confessions” being ranked as the top solo album of the 2000s decade. Usher has attained nine Hot 100 #1 hits (all as a lead artist) and 18 Hot 100 top-10 singles.

Usher is currently working on his forthcoming 8th studio album and preparing for his North American Tour. Earlier this year he completed filming his role as boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming film  “Hands of Stone,” a biopic of champion boxer Roberto Duran which co-stars Robert De Niro and is due in theaters early 2015. In addition, Usher recently completed his second season as a coach on NBC’s Emmy award winning hit TV show “The Voice” where he proved his top-notch coaching capability by mentoring Josh Kaufman who became the champion of season 6.

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com.

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