Brian McKnight and Brandy set to perform their hits in Durban

Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. PHOTO: Big Concerts

R&B fans are in for a real treat as Big Concerts confirmed The Legends of R&B, Brian McKnight and Brandy, will return to South Africa this December.

The Durban leg of the concert tour will be held at the ICC in Durban on 14 December.

As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history.

He has released 17 albums to date, with several going two and three times platinum, and he has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.

Now to mark his 25th anniversary as a recording artist, McKnight will debut his 18th album, Genesis, on 25 August, which will be released worldwide through SRG | SONOS Recording Group and will feature the hit single Forever.

Catch Brandy and Brian McKnight at the ICC in Durban on 14 December. PHOTOS: Big Concerts

As the lead single from Genesis, Forever quickly hit the Top 20 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart and continues to surge up the Adult R&B (Urban AC) radio charts all over the country.

Brandy has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide (including the five times platinum selling Never Say Never) and is ranked one of the best-selling female artists in American music history by the RIAA, having sold more than 11 million albums in the United States.

During her reign she recorded five albums: In 1998 – Never Say Never, 2002 – Full Moon, 2004 – Afrodisiac, 2008 – Human, and 2012 – Two Eleven. In 2016, Brandy released Beggin & Pleadin, a bluesy trap-soul melody that was greeted with much admiration. There is more to come as Brandy works towards recording her seventh studio album.

Tickets range from R425 to R845 from www.bigconcerts.co.za and Computicket.

 

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Deshni Ramkissoon-Pillay
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