Alicia Keys is an R&B singer-songwriter from New York. Her debut album, Songs in A-minor, was an instant success selling more than 12 million copies worldwide. Alicia has amassed an incredible collection of music awards, including an amazing 14 Grammy Awards!
Beyoncé will be touring the UK in June 2018 with husband Jay-Z. The pop power couple will perform huge stadium shows in Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester and London during the European leg of their On The Run 2 Tour.
Craig David burst onto the R&B scene in 2000 with his debut album, Born to Do It, which reached No.1 in the UK chart. Since then the singer-songwriter has released a total of six studio albums. His most recent album, Following My Intuition, also reached No.1 in the UK chart in September 2016.
Demi Lovato will visit the UK as part of a European tour in the summer of 2018. The American singer-songwriter will play shows in London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester during her Tell Me You Love Me Tour.
Jason Derulo will be heading to the UK for a series of arena shows in September 2018. The R'n'B superstar will play shows in Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Wembley, Brighton and Leeds during the UK leg of his 2 Sides World Tour.
John Legend is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, who is known for his heartfelt songwriting and soulful singing. As well as being a successful recording artist in his own right, John has collaborated with many other well known artists on chart-topping tracks.
Ms Lauryn Hill will be touring the UK & Ireland in celebration of the 20th anniversary of her debut album The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill. The American singer and rapper will perform shows in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin and London.
Lionel Richie returns to the UK with his All The Hits Tour in the summer of 2018. The American superstar will perform songs from his much loved repertoire – including All Night Long, Hello and Say You, Say Me – across the UK in June 2018.
American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton has been producing great pop ballads since the 80s. Michael Bolton is probably best known for the ballad How Am I Supposed To Live Without You. Michael's 1991 album Time, Love and Tenderness has achieved eight times platinum in the USA.
Mick Hucknall is most famous for being the former frontman of Manchester soul band Simply Red. The band split up after a sell-out farewell tour in 2010, leaving Hucknall free to pursue his solo musical interests.
Ne-Yo is a Grammy award winning R&B singer-songwriter who first broke into the music industry by writing songs for other well known artists. Then, in 2006, Ne-Yo released his debut album, In My Own Words, which made him a chart-topping recording artist in his own right. To date Ne-Yo has released four studio albums; his most recent release is Libra Scale.
Nile Rodgers & Chic will round off the year with their very first UK arena tour. The disco legends will play a series of festive shows in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London during December 2018.
Pharrell Williams is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and fashion designer. Pharrell has produced and featured on a huge number of records with other artists. He has also released two albums as a solo artist: In My Mind (2006) and Girl (2014).
Rihanna has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the biggest selling artists of all time. Her many hits include SOS, Umbrella, Take a Bow, Only Girl (In the World), What's My Name?, We Found Love and Diamonds.
Sade is a British R&B band originally formed in the early eighties and takes its name from the lead vocalist, Sade Adu. Their debut album, Diamond Life, released in 1984, reached the number two spot in the UK album chart but achieved a 4x Platinum status. Sade's follow-up album, Promise reached the top spot in the UK album chart the following year.
Sam Smith has a massive UK and European tour lined up for 2018. The Thrill of It All Tour will see Sam Smith perform shows in Sheffield, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London during the UK leg.
Manchester soul band Simply Red, led by the flame-haired Mick Hucknall, have sold more than 50 million records during a highly successful 25+ year career. The band's many hits include Holding Back the Years, Stars and Fairground.
Born Stevland Hardaway Judkins in 1950, Stevie Wonder is one of Motown's best loved musicians. As the writer of greats such as Superstition, Isn't She Lovely (written about his daughter, Aisha) and I Just Called To Say I Love You, Stevie Wonder has enjoyed worldwide success.
Originally hitting the big time back in the late fifties and early sixties, The Drifters is an American R&B vocal group that has had more than fifteen members over the years including Bill Pinkney and Ben E. King. They are also known as the Original Drifters and the New Drifters. The Drifters have had several US number ones but have failed to reach the top of the charts this side of the Atlantic.