Wednesday 17 January 2018

Usher announces two Irish dates for The UR Experience tour

NEW YORK - JUNE 14: R & B singer Usher performs on Good Morning America June 14, 2002 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JUNE 14: R & B singer Usher performs on Good Morning America June 14, 2002 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

R'nB star Usher will play two dates in Ireland as part of 'The UR Experience' tour, his first headlining European tour in four years.

He will play the 3Arena in Dublin on Friday March 20 2015, and the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on Saturday March 21.

The tour features special guests Nico & Vinz and will visit Paris, Amsterdam, Dublin, Belfast, Munich, Stockholm, and more. 

The singer and dancer will draw from his 20 year career of hits for fans, promising a fresh take on on early and recent hit songs and well as some new songs from his forthcoming eight studio album.

Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz will support.

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, as well as achieving 5x platinum status in the UK.

Usher has attained an impressive four UK No1 singles and five Top 5 albums (including 3 No1s), with album sales surpassing 3 million. 

Tickets for Dublin priced from €39.05 including booking fee will go on sale on Friday 3rd October at 9am.  Tickets for Belfast priced from £38 including booking fee will go on sale on Friday 10th October at 9am

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