John Mayer, National Tour, AMERICAN IDOL, Phillip Phillips
Following his break up with songstress Katy Perry, John Mayer is prepping to hit the road for his first tour in three years.
According to Billboard, Mayer will launch on April 25 in Tuscaloosaa, AL, in honor of his most recent album, BORN AND RAISED, which was released last year. In addition, AMERICAN IDOL winner Phillip Phillips will open for Mayer at nearly every performance. The tour will wrap in mid-October at the infamous Hollywood Bowl.
For the full list of tour dates, check below!
Released in June 2012, Born and Raised, the fifth Columbia Records album from seven-time Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Mayer, debuted at Number One in six countries--Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands and the United States--while hitting Number One on iTunes in thirty territories worldwide.
Mayer's previous albums--Room for Squares (2001), Heavier Things (2003), Continuum (2006) and Battle Studies (2009)--have sold more than 17 million copies combined worldwide. John has won Grammy Awards and received an additional 11 nominations. He has been included in Time Magazine's annual Time 100 list of the most influential contemporary thinkers, leaders, artists and entertainers, and twice featured on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine's annual "Guitar" issue.
A musician who confounds genre boundaries, John Mayer has performed and/or recorded with an extraordinary range of artists from the worlds of rock, blues, hip-hop, jazz, and country including Eric Clapton, BB King, Buddy Guy, T-Bone Burnett, Herbie Hancock, Dixie Chicks, Jay Z and Alicia Keys. www.johnmayer.com.
For the original announcement, head on over to Billboard.com.