09 February 2016

Zonke revealed as Lionel Richie supporting act

South African songstress Zonke has named as a supporting act for Lionel Richie's upcoming South African tour.

Big Concerts confirmed on Monday that the multi-award winning singer would perform alongside Richie during his March tour of South Africa, which will include five shows in Durban, Johannesburg, and Cape Town.

Zonke, who released her third Studio album titled Work of Heart in September 2015, said in a statement that she was looking forward to the upcoming experience.

"I am looking forward to delighting audiences with all time favourites and new soul hits off my latest album titled Work of Heart. And I am especially excited to be sharing the stage with Lionel Ritchie who I have admired for taking pride in his art. This is an opportunity for South Africans to experience a quality production," she said in a statement.

Big ups to Zonke for the landing the huge gig!

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The first show of the tour will take place on Sunday, 13 March, in Durban.