Alicia Keys To ‘Set The World On Fire’

The songstress announces a 24-city North American tour launching on the West Coast during the first week of March.  With a hot selling album and Miguel joining her on the road, Alicia Key’s “Set The World On Fire” tour is sure to live up to its name.

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MTV Europe Music Awards, Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Not only is Key’s Girl On Fire album a best seller in the U.S. but it has also hit No. 1 on the  iTunes album charts in 19 countries.  The album’s title track is in heavy rotation on Top 40 radio and has sold more than 1.5 million downloads.

Now comes the tour.  Beginning in Seattle, Keys has Canada and the U.S. in her sights with shows scheduled for Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Brooklyn.

March 7 – Seattle, Wash., WaMu Theater
March 8 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
March 10 – Oakland, Calif., Coliseum
March 12 – Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
March 13 – San Diego, Calif., Valley View Casino Center
March 15 – Las Vegas, Nev., Mandalay Bay Events Center
March 17 – Grand Prairie, Texas, Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
March 18 – Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
March 21 – New Orleans, La., New Orleans Arena
March 23 – Miami, Fla., AmericanAirlines Arena
March 24 – Tampa, Fla., Tampa Bay Times Forum
March 27 – Southaven, Miss., Landers Center
March 29 – Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
March 30 – Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro Coliseum
April 2 – Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
April 3 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre
April 5 – Brooklyn, N.Y. Barclays Center
April 6 – Mashantucket, Conn., MGM Grand At Foxwoods
April 10 – Boston, Mass., Agganis Arena
April 11 – New York, N.Y. Madison Square Garden Arena
April 14 – Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
April 17 – Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena
April 18 – Chicago, Ill., United Center

Fan club pre-sales and public onsales begin next week.  Check out for more information.