Maxwell & Mary J. Blige: The King and Queen of Hearts World Tour
Maxwell and Mary J. Blige will tour together for the first time ever on the coheadlining The King and Queen of Hearts World Tour playing arenas nationwide, making a stop in St. Louis on Nov. 12 at Scottrade Center. Ro James will join the tour as a special guest on select dates.
Maxwell’s ‘blackSUMMERS’night’ was released on July 1 (Columbia Records), and is being talked of as one of the most acclaimed albums of 2016. It’s the second installment of his Grammy-winning and critically acclaimed musical trilogy, andPitchfork calls it “exquisite and transcendental…[his] most cohesive effort.” The soul star has been on the road since June, playing shows across the U.S. and appearing on ‘Good Morning America,’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,’ ‘The BET Awards,’ ‘Tavis Smiley’ & more. Maxwell’s “evocative” (Billboard) headlining set at this year’s Essence Festival showcased a voice with “impressive tenderness” (USA Today) and a “velvet falsetto” (New Orleans Times-Picayune).
Mary J. Blige has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, winning nine Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards.The legendary R&B singer is close to completing her 14th studio album. Mary’s soulful and powerful live performances have won over audiences across the world.