Multi-award-winning, singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae has announced her U.K. Headline tour for 2022. Corinne Bailey Rae will be hitting the road, for performances throughout the U.K. Kicking off in Cambridge 20th April, with stops in Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Bexhill as well as a headline show at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall before concluding in Bath on Wednesday 4th May. Tickets go on general sale Friday 3rd December at 10am via MetropolisMusic.co.uk
Soul-rooted contemporary R&B singer-songwriter, with multiple top ten U.K. and U.S albums, Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits Put Your Records On and Like A Star. Bailey Rae has received two GRAMMY Awards, two MOBOS, alongside multiple nominations including BRIT and BET Awards. She was awarded her first GRAMMY in 2008 for Album Of The Year when featured on Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni Letters. Her second album, The Sea (2010) was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. The subsequent EP Is This Love garnered a GRAMMY for Best R&B Performance.
U.K. 2022 Headline tour
Wednesday 20th April Cambridge, U.K. Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thursday 21st April London, U.K. Royal Festival Hall
Friday 22nd April
Sunday 24th April Manchester, U.K. Albert Hall
Monday 25th April Leeds, U.K. O2 Academy Leeds
Thursday 28th April Newcastle, U.K. O2 City Hall Newcastle
Tuesday 3rd May Bexhill, U.K. De La Warr Pavilion
Wednesday 4th May Bath, U.K. The Forum
Tickets go on general sale Friday 3rd December at 10am local time via MetropolisMusic.co.uk
Bailey Rae continues to collaborate and perform with artists across musical genres, including Mary J Blige, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, KING, Paul McCartney, Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Questlove, Salaam Rami, RZA, Tyler The Creator, Paul Weller, Richard Hawley, Stevie Wonder, Tracey Thorn, Pharrell, Logic, Mick Jenkins, and many more.
Throughout Bailey Rae’s career she has performed worldwide from Glastonbury to Byron Bay Blues Festival. In 2019 Bailey Rae performed at BST Hyde Park, Newport Jazz Festival, Central Park SummerStage, London Jazz Festival, Delicious Festival (Johannesburg, SA), Rio Montreux Jazz Festival, The O2 (London), and Billboard Live Osaka & Tokyo. Most recently Bailey Rae performed Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” as a duet with Leslie Odom Jr. at the 2021 BAFTA’s in London at the Royal Albert Hall.