After playing Chicago for the first time and returning to Los Angeles for the El Rey, UK sensation Emeli Sandé will hit New York City this week to celebrate the Capitol Records release of her debut album Our Version of Events in the U.S. on June 5th. The Scottish-born singer and songwriter will perform her single “Next To Me” on Live! with Kelly on June 7th. She will also play two live shows: June 4th at the Bowery Ballroom, sold-out, and a newly added show on tomorrow June 5th at The Music Hall of Williamsburg, where she wowed crowds in April.
Also in June, Emeli will be spotlighted on both MTV, as one of its Push artists with the channel airing interviews and videos across all of its platforms for a week and on VH1 in Gung Ho rotation and as its “You Oughta Know” artist for the month of June. Previous “You Oughta Know” artists include Adele, Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, and Mumford & Sons. Finally, Emeli will be featured in the summer campaign for mtvU’s Freshman Five,in which MTV’s college network highlights five up-and-coming artists who are primed to jump from campus favorites to household names.
Emeli will return to the U.S. in July to open for Coldplay on their summer arena tour. She has also been nominated for a BET Award for Best International Act: UK. The awards will be handed out live in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 1st, beginning at 8 pm. In September, Emeli will perform one night of the month-long iTunes Festival taking place at the Roundhouse in Camden, London, along with Usher, Jack White, Norah Jones, One Direction, and others.
Tour Dates: Opening for Coldplay
07/23 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
07/24 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
07/29 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
07/30 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
08/01 – Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills
08/03 – E. Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center
08/04 – E. Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center