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January 24, 2007 17:02 ET

Josh Groban Announces Angelique Kidjo as Sole Support for his Upcoming North American Tour

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 24, 2007) - World music songstress Angelique Kidjo will spend the coming months on tour with Josh Groban, who makes a guest appearance on Kidjo's forthcoming release. Kidjo is known for fusing ancient and modern sounds, mixing traditional West African music with American R & B, funk and jazz, as well as influences from Europe and Latin America. Her work has earned the singer/songwriter three Grammy nominations.

Josh Groban's North American 'Awake' Tour kicks off Feb. 17 in Verona NY. Josh and Angelique cross over into Canada with their first stop in London, Ont. on Feb. 26 at the John Labatt Centre. The tour will visit Scotiabank Place on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m.

In addition to rehearsing for his tour Josh will be busy making several television appearances:

Charlie Rose - Tuesday, Feb. 6

The View - Thursday, Feb. 8

The TODAY show - Wednesday, Feb., 14

Tickets are on sale now and are available at the Scotiabank Place Box Office and at all Ottawa/Gatineau area Sports Experts locations; Charge by phone at 613-599-3267 or order online at www.capitaltickets.ca. Tickets (incl. GST) $125.00 (golden circle), $99.50, $69.50 and $40.50 (plus CRF and service charges) - 8 ticket limit.

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