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WDKX.com » Blog » Beyonce Selects Luke James For 'Mrs. Carter' Tour
Apr 29th 2013 6:39 am
Beyonce Selects Luke James For 'Mrs. Carter' Tour

Beyonce has selected her opening act.

Heartthrob and N.A.R.S. Records/Island Def Jam recording artist Luke James will usher in the party during the "Run the World" singer's "Mrs. Carter" tour.

Beginning April 24th in Paris, France the concert will be all around the world through May 29th, ending in Stockholm, Sweden.

"Luke James is a gifted singer and songwriter and what he does on stage with his pure falsetto is incredible. I am excited to have him join the tour and to introduce this soulful singer to an audience in Europe that will be discovering a true star," said Beyonce.

The two have actually worked together in the past. During Beyonce's Atlantic City "Back to Business" concerts last year, he was there.

"It is such an unimaginable honor to be sharing the light yet again with Beyonce on her sold out Mrs. Carter Show World Tour," said Luke James.

"This is a blessing that I do not take lightly. Thank you Beyonce."

Luke was nominated for Best R&B performance at the 2013 Grammy Awards for his single, "I Want You."

He also touts a pretty impressive list of writing credits, including tracks for Justin Bieber, Chris Brown and Britney Spears.

Source: eurweb.com