Alicia Keys hasn’t released her album yet, but she’s already plotting a tour. The singer has announced the first dates for “Girl on Fire – The Tour.”

The U.K. leg kicks off in May, playing arenas in Liverpool, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, and London.

“I’m in love with this album!! It is full of new beginnings, new perspectives, and fresh starts,” said Alicia of her fifth LP Girl on Fire, due November 27 in the U.S. “I’m so excited to be touring again and it’s great to be back in the UK!!! I love it here and I’m looking forward to performing and feeling the energy of the crowd—there’s nothing like it. I plan to bring you something emotional and exciting! I’m a brand new me!”

Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 23, at 9 a.m. on

“Girl on Fire – The Tour” U.K. Dates

May 18 – Liverpool – Echo Arena
May 19 – Newcastle – Metro Radio Arena
May 24 – Manchester – Manchester Arena
May 25 – Birmingham – NIA Arena
May 28 – Nottingham, Nottingham – Capital FM Arena
May 30 – London – The O2