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R. Kelly Includes KFC Yum! Center on ‘Love Letter Tour’

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Three-time Grammy winner, R. Kelly will bring his smooth vocals to the KFC Yum! Center, the sister facility of the Kentucky Exposition Center, on Wednesday, July 13 as part of his nation-wide “Love Letter Tour” with special guests Keyshia Cole and Marsha Ambrosius. Tickets for this soulful show full of R&B sounds go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 3.

The tour is in support of Kelly’s 11th studio album, “Love Letter” featuring the title track that held the No. 1 spot on the America’s Music Chart Urban America Chart for four consecutive weeks and the hit single “When A Woman Loves.” Kelly, who wrote, produced and arranged the album, pays tribute to Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Donny Hathaway, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder with chivalrous lyrics about love and forgiveness that are incorporated into his soulful music. The New York Times included the record on its list of Pop Top 10 Albums of 2010.

Keyshia Cole, a four-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and star of the top-rated BET show, “Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is,” will perform hits from her most recent album “Calling All Hearts,” which was released in December 2010. Also featured on the tour is six-time Grammy nominee Marsha Ambrosius, whose debut solo album “Late Nights & Early Mornings” hit No. 1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Tickets for the July 13 show, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. will be available for $92.00, $71.00 and $52.50, reserved seating. There is a ticket limit of eight tickets per person. Tickets may be purchased at the KFC Yum! Center, the Kentucky Exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center Ticket Offices. Tickets may also be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, through Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at