Mary J. Blige and Maxwell to co-headline King and Queen of Hearts world tour

Mary J. Blige and Maxwell have announced details of a co-headliner world tour, stopping in the UK this October.

Touring together for the first time ever, the King and Queen of Hearts World Tour will see the duo play in Birmingham and Manchester, as well as a London date as part of BluesFest.

Maxwell’s blackSUMMERS’night was released on 1 July via Columbia Records, and is already being talked of as one of the most acclaimed albums of 2016. This will also be the two-time Grammy winner’s first European tour in SEVEN years.

Maxwell says, “Mary is the epitome of soul. She embodies all that is woman and speaks for the everyday struggle and triumphs of all women. I can’t wait to get on the road with her.”

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Meanwhile, Mary J. Blige has sold over 50 million albums worldwide while winning nine Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards.

The superstar songstress also has a new album on its way.

Mary J. Blige says, “Maxwell’s music is amazingly soulful and calm with a colourful tone that speaks to the hearts of women. His music makes them feel loved and I’m excited to get on the road with him.”

Catch Mary J. Blige and Maxwell live in the UK:

October 2016

28 – London, The O2 as part of BluesFest in partnership with American Express
29 – Birmingham, Genting Arena
30 – Manchester Arena

Here’s everything you need to know about booking tickets:

  • Tickets for Birmingham and Manchester dates are on sale now.
  • American Express Cardmembers will be able to purchase presale tickets for London from 09:00 on Monday 25 July until 09:00 on Wednesday 27 July. Book via
  • Tickets for London then go on general sale from 09:00 on Thursday 28 July.