Her new four-date UK arena tour, starting in late May, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the singer’s self-titled debut album and hit ‘Foolish’.
With support from R&B favorites Trey Songz and Mario, the long-awaited UK tour kicks off at London’s OVO Arena Wembley on May 29.
She will perform at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 31.
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The superstar will perform his back catalog of hit songs like ‘Rock Wit U’, ‘Only U’ and ‘Foolish’ to his UK fanbase.
Since bursting onto the scene 20 years ago, Ashanti has sold 15 million records across six studio albums.
With her self-titled debut album, she is famous for breaking the world record for the highest first-week sales for a female debut artist.
Since then, Ashanti has received a number of illustrious awards, including eight Billboard Awards, a Grammy Award, two American Music Awards, two Soul Train Awards and six ASCAP Awards.
She reigned as one of Billboard’s “Best Women of the Decade 2000-2010”.
Ashanti is one of the few artists to chart in the Top 100 over three decades, from the 2000s to the 2020s.
Alongside The Beatles and Cardi B, she is one of only three artists to have four songs in the Billboard Top 10 in a single week.
Ashanti found similar success across the Atlantic, achieving twelve Top 40 hits and six Top 10 hits on the official UK charts.
Fresh off her Hollywood Walk Of Fame induction and reigning supreme in 2021’s Battle of Verzuz against Keyshia Cole, Ashanti will be bringing her much-imitated sultry R&B voice to the UK this summer.
Supporting Ashanti are two of the biggest names in R&B.
Grammy-nominated Trey Songz is set to bring some of his biggest hits to the tour, including “Bottom’s Up,” “Say Aah” and “Heart Attack.”
Since releasing his acclaimed debut album “I Gotta Make it” in 2003, Trey Songz has sold 25 million records worldwide.
Special guest Mario rose to fame in the early 2000s with his number one singles “Just A Friend” and “Let Me Love You,” which won him two Billboard Music Awards and led to him being included in “Artist of the Decade” from Billboard. listing.
Tickets for Ashanti’s “Foolish” Anniversary Tour will go on sale Friday, March 4 through Ticketmaster.
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