Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

R&B Singer/Songwriter H.E.R. Debuts in Auckland May 24

Enigmatic R&B Singer/Songwriter H.E.R. Debuts in Auckland May 24


Quickly establishing herself as one of modern pop’s most fascinating new voices H.E.R. emerged in late 2016 with the breakthrough release “H.E.R. Volume 1,” as a nameless, faceless and practically untraceable personality on Soundcloud. Streamed over 500 million times with co-signs from Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, and Bryson Tiller, H.E.R. has today announced a debut headline tour throughout Australia & New Zealand, extending The Lights On Tour to Auckland.

Tickets go on sale at 2pm, Wednesday April 4.

My Live Nation members can be among the first to secure tickets during the pre-sale beginning 1pm, Tuesday April 3.

For complete tour and ticketing, visit:

livenation.co.nz

Never wanting to be the girl who fell for the wrong guy – to end up in a bad relationship or situation, growing up found that she ended up being that girl – her. So, began the project, first created over the course of four years from 15 – 18 years old. “H.E.R. Volume 1” was released under the veil of anonymity through RCA, with the simple instruction of, “I can’t tell you much about H.E.R. just yet but give it a listen”. The release quickly attracted praise and attention from fans and media alike and despite the lack of information provided seemed only to fuel the intrigue and curiosity surrounding H.E.R.

The debut climbed to No.1 on the iTunes R&B chart, gaining more than 21 million streams on Soundcloud and attracted more than 3.3 million monthly Spotify listeners – all without a single track being pushed to radio. The mature songwriting quickly established herself as an artist with a keen skill for channeling the pain and ecstasy of life through a variety of sonic moods. The follow up “Volume 2” was released a year later, before the two were bundled into a compiled release titled “H.E.R.,” demonstrating the full palette of her writing, whilst staying true to the intimacy that garnered so much initial adoration and acclaim, throwing in a dusky, acoustic-tinged Daniel Caesar duet on ‘Best Part.’

With notable performances including a North American tour supporting Bryson Tiller, an appearance at BET Experience 2017 alongside Snoop Dogg and Khalid as well as a SOLD-OUT debut headline tour across the U.S. and Canada – now the mysterious trap soul heartbreaker finally makes her roof-shaking New Zealand debut.

“The mysterious H.E.R. is the empowering and vulnerable voice that R&B needs right now” – NME

“Confident seduction…grown and sexy throwback R&B.” – Pitchfork

H.E.R.

THE LIGHTS ON TOUR

LOGAN CAMPBELL CENTRE, AUCKLAND, THURSDAY MAY 24

TICKETS ON SALE 2PM WEDNESDAY APRIL 4

My Live Nation pre-sale: 1pm Tuesday April 3 until 1pm Wednesday April 4

For complete tour and ticketing information, visit:

her-official.com & livenation.co.nz


ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: The Rift by Rachael Craw

Rachael Craw's first series, Spark has been extremely well received by the YA community in both Australia and New Zealand (it has a hashtag, #SparkArmy), and The Rift looks like it’s going to be just as popular. More>>

Porn And Teens Report: 'Wake-Up Call' On Sexuality Education

Family Planning: The Office of Film and Literature Classification’s survey of more than 2000 young people about pornography highlights that sexuality education provides an opportunity for a vital counter-narrative to porn that could reach most young New Zealanders... More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis: A Brief History of Handel's Messiah

Messiah has become an overworked Christmas tradition as hoary as chestnuts roasting on an open fire, gorging on mince pies and eggnog, and trying to avoid shopping mall Santas like so many spectral inhabitants of Dante's Seventh Circle of Hell. More>>

NZ Film Pioneer Geoff Murphy Dies Age 80

One of the pioneers of the modern New Zealand film industry, he's perhaps best remembered for the highly successful Utu and the road movie with a special place in New Zealanders' affections, Goodbye Pork Pie. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland