Drake announces 2014 UK tour dates with The Weeknd

Drake announces 2014 UK tour dates with The Weeknd

The hip hop star will visit Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Liverpool and London

Hip hop/R&B stars Drake and The Weeknd will join forces for a UK tour in March 2014, with dates in Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Liverpool and London.

Grammy award-winning artist Drake will be playing tracks from his latest album Nothing Was The Same, which recently entered the UK charts at Number 2.

He’ll be joined by Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd, who released album Kiss Land this year after a series of acclaimed mixtapes, which have been downloaded a reported total of eight million times.

The two R&B stars have worked together before, producing the single 'Live For', featured on the Kiss Land album. You can watch the video below.

Concluding the tour, the artists will be playing two consecutive nights at the O2 in London.

Full Drake and The Weeknd tour dates for March 2014

Phones4u Arena, Manchester, Tue 11 Mar
Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, Fri 14 Mar
The Hydro, Glasgow, Sat 15 Mar
Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, Sun 16 Mar
The NIA, Birmingham, Thu 20 Mar
Echo Arena, Liverpool, Sat 22 Mar
The O2, London, Mon 24 Mar
The O2, London, Tue 25 Mar

Tickets will be on sale from 9am on Fri 1 Nov.

The Weeknd - Live For (Explicit) ft. Drake


Well-connected Canadian rapper who had a recurring acting role in Degrassi: The Next Generation as a teenager.