Philadelphia, PA – Today, Grammy award-winning artist AKON announced The Superfan Tour, where he’ll be playing all of the fan favorites from the past 20 years. Produced by Live Nation, the 15-city tour kicks off in Atlanta, GA, on Thursday, November 2nd, and includes a stop at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA, on Sunday, November 5th.
Tickets will be available starting with an Artist presale beginning on Wednesday, September 13th at 10 AM. Additional pre-sales will run throughout the week ahead of the general on-sale starting on Friday, September 15th at 10 AM at AKON.com.
Akon is a multi-platinum recording artist and singer whose sound encompasses R&B/Hip-Hop, EDM/Dance, and Pop. He boasts a global presence with over 35 million albums sold and five Grammy nominations alongside icons like Michael Jackson, David Guetta, and Eminem. His accolades include an American Music Award for "Favorite R&B Male Artist," three World Music Awards for "Best Selling African Artist," "Best Selling Internet Artist," and "Best Selling R&B Male Artist," and a Billboard Music Award for "Artist of the Year." Akon's legacy is etched in history with a Guinness World Record as the #1 selling artist for master ringtones and the unique feat of simultaneously commanding the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100.
In addition to his musical career, Akon is a humanitarian extraordinaire who has used his influence to create projects like "Akon Lighting Africa," providing solar-powered electricity to 14 African nations and impacting millions of lives. His vision extends to Akon City, a groundbreaking metropolis in Senegal rooted in innovation, education, entertainment sustainability, and hope.
Fans can expect an unforgettable experience when they join AKON for The Superfan Tour this fall!