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Luke James … The Man Beyonce Calls “Pure Talent”

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HipHollywood has learned that Beyonce has personally chosen Grammy Award-nominated artist Luke James to be her opening act on the US and Canadian leg of “Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.”

The “I Want You” singer opened for Beyonce during her European dates and won the hearts of fans around the world. “Luke James is pure talent. He is a gifted singer and songwriter. I am excited to have him continue on the tour,” Beyoncé shared in a statement to HH.

After such a successful tour overseas, the New Orleans native couldn’t be more thrilled to continue working alongside Bey and her team. “Being on tour overseas with Beyoncé was magical! I learned so much from her in Europe. Her artistry, professionalism and work ethic are incomparable,” he says.

“She and Jay-Z gave me great advice about perfecting my live show and connecting with the audience. I am really looking forward to bringing that same energy and performance that I delivered overseas to the U.S. audience,” Luke added.

Luke will re-join Beyoncé beginning on June 29th at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, through August 5th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Stay tuned for HipHollywood.com next week for an exclusive look inside the life of Luke and his music career.

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