JORJA SMITH AND KALI UCHIS ANNOUNCE THE KALI & JORJA TOUR
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UK singer-songwriter Jorja Smith kicked off 2019 with a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist after closing out 2018 with her sold-out Lost & Found tour and a year of highs that included the release of her critically heralded debut album.
In anticipation of more exciting wins to come, Jorja Smith has announced that she will embark on an 18 date co-headlining North American Spring tour with her "Tyrant" collaborator Kali Uchis. The Kali & Jorja Tour kicks off on April 4th in Washington, DC and will make its way through the US and Canada, with stops in New York City, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Chicago before concluding on May 30th in Toronto.
Pre-sale tickets to select shows are available for purchase starting Wednesday, February 13th at 10AM local time. General tickets go on sale Friday, February 15th and can be purchased at www.jorjasmith.com/
2018 was the year that launched Jorja Smith into super-stardom -peer and critical accolades and career achievements that many artists only dream of.
Jorja kicked it off as the BRITs Critics Choice winner, embarking on a sold-out EU / North American headlining tour after releasing her highly awaited debut studio album Lost & Found to rave reviews. Jorja made her late night TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live, followed by appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, with additional highlight appearances at the 2018 ESPY Awards, NPR's Tiny Desk Series and more.
Jorja burst onto the scene in 2016 with her critically acclaimed debut single "Blue Lights", and was subsequently tipped for success by many publications including The Times, The Fader, i-D Magazine, The Guardian, and more.
In 2017, Jorja, went on to support mega-star Bruno Mars on the US-leg of his world tour, collaborated with Drake (' More Life') and also co-wrote "I AM" - her solo single on the Grammy-winning Black Panther soundtrack with hip hop legend Kendrick Lamar.
Catch Jorja and Kali as they make their way across the continent and stay tuned for more news to follow - full tour dates below.
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""Lost & Found" could make her the breakout star of the year." - VARIETY
"Smith makes the restlessness of young adulthood sound elegant." - PITCHFORK
"An album set to slot seamlessly alongside her heroes (early Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill) and peers (SZA, Kali Uchis), Lost & Found balances sparse torch tunes with pop-spiked soul, all made distinct by Jorja's dusky tones that can slickly slide into a higher register." - THE FADER
"The British singer's debut effort is free of guest appearances, and her star shines brightest guiding listeners throughout her 12-track journey of heartbreak." - BILLBOARD
"That gift-Jorja's spellbinding voice-is the anchor that holds the 12-song debut together." - PIGEONS & PLANES
"Over 12 tracks, she demonstrates the range of her voice, speaking fluently in falsettos..." - NOISEY
"There is an innocent naïveté to Jorja Smith's music, a refreshing perspective not usually found in American pop's constant push toward the edge." - THE NEW YORKER
"British singer-songwriter Jorja Smith's voice is a force to be reckoned with." - PAPER MAG
"The brilliance of Smith is easily her tone: the way emotion moves through her voice in waves - knowingly, effortlessly, cool - even at her most vulnerable." - NPR
"Without actually signing to a label, Smith established her voice in the current landscape of hip-hop, alt-pop, pop, and grime before she even released a full album." - NY MAGAZINE'S THE CUT
"British artist Jorja Smith has a voice - and now, an album - to listen to on repeat" - TIME
"Jorja Smith, whose depth and complexity far transcends her 21 years, is a powerful, soulful voice to be reckoned with. Her career is poised for a meteoric ascent." - V MAGAZINE
"The soulful, evocative pull of her voice is often compared to that of the late Amy Winehouse. Like Winehouse, Smith also hails from England and has an affinity for jazzy influences." - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
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