Maxwell releases new single, announces album and tour

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    (November 16, 2021) Fans of iconic R&B singer Maxwell have been waiting for the third album in the trilogy BlackSummersNight that he announced over a decade ago. Now, the oft-reclusive star has announced that BlackSummersNIGHT will be issued in 2022, under his new arrangement with BMG.

    Maxwell told Billboard magazine: “From announcing a new partnership with BMG for my label Musze to receiving the Legend Award at the upcoming 2021 Soul Train Awards, I couldn’t be more excited to share this new single with loved ones offering a glimpse into NIGHT.” 

    (November 16, 2021) Fans of iconic R&B singer Maxwell have been waiting for the third album in the trilogy BlackSummersNight that he announced over a decade ago. Now, the oft-reclusive star has announced that BlackSummersNIGHT will be issued in 2022, under his new arrangement with BMG.

    Maxwell told Billboard magazine: “From announcing a new partnership with BMG for my label Musze to receiving the Legend Award at the upcoming 2021 Soul Train Awards, I couldn’t be more excited to share this new single with loved ones offering a glimpse into NIGHT.” 

    Perhaps the most exciting part of the announcement is the issuance of the first single from the upcoming project. "Off," a collaboration with longtime producer Hot David, is a sultry, moody ballad that should connect with Maxwell's longtime fans. He sounds great, and the number is more accessible than the singles from his prior album. 

    Fans will also note that a tour is planned around the album release that will cross the U.S. The dates and locations are shown below, and will also feature Anthony Hamilton and Joe.

    We're excited to hear the entire project, and will have "Off" on repeat here. Check it out below and tell us what you think.

    Dates of Maxwell's NIGHT tour:

    March 2 -- Dallas, TX - Texas Trust CU Theater

    March 4 -- Houston, TX - Toyota Center

    March 5 -- New Orleans, LA - Smoothie King Center

    March 9 -- Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena

    March 11 -- Newark, NJ - Prudential Center

    March 12 -- Hampton, VA - Hampton Coliseum

    March 16 -- Columbus, GA - Columbus Civic Center

    March 17 -- Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center

    March 19 -- Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena

    March 20 -- Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex

    March 23 -- St. Louis, MO - Chaifetz Center

    March 25 -- Memphis, TN - FedExForum

    March 26 -- Birmingham, AL - Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex

    March 27 -- Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center

    March 30 -- Brooklyn, NY  - Barclays Center

    April 1 -- Atlantic City, NJ - Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall

    April 2 -- Washington, D.C. - Capital One Arena

    April 6 -- Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena

    April 7 -- Indianapolis, IN - Gainbridge Fieldhouse

    April 9 -- Chicago, IL - Wintrust Arena

    April 10 -- Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena

    April 15 -- Los Angeles, CA - The Forum

    April 16 -- Oakland, CA - Oakland Arena

    May 7 -- Tampa, FL - Amelie Arena

    May 8 -- Miami, FL - FTX Arena

     
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