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Rita Ora Drops New Single Ft. Chris Brown & Announces Tour Dates

ritaora-albumcvrInternational pop star Rita Ora releases her new single, “Body On Me” (featuring Chris Brown) via Roc Nation/Columbia.  The sultry track beautifully melds their two distinctive voices to underscore the theme of instinctual desire.  Emmis Communications’ Hot 97 New York and Power 106 Los Angeles premiered “Body On Me” yesterday on air and via their new “Where Hip-Hop Lives” app, one day before it’s official release.  The video for “Body On Me,” which will premiere on August 21st, was shot in L.A. earlier this summer and directed by Colin Tilley (Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar).

Rita will embark on a tour of select U.S. markets this summer starting in San Francisco on August 25th at The Independent.  The tour will make stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, New York, DC and wrap up in Chicago on September 17th at Lincoln Hall (see below for full list of dates).  In addition to performing her current single, Ora will perform songs from her debut album (which entered the UK charts at #1 and spawned four consecutive #1 singles).  Tickets go on sale now via .

In addition to music, her first love, Rita recently began a successful acting career.  She earned a role in the Hollywood blockbuster Fifty Shades Of Grey and is currently co-starring alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in the critically acclaimed Southpaw.  Rita recently appeared on the hit show Empire where she performed “New York Raining,” her duet with Charles Hamilton.  She was also recently featured on hit singles with Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea.  The consummate entrepreneur, Rita is currently collaborating with Adidas, fulfilling her judging duties on the UK’s top rated show The X Factor, and the face of Rimmel London.


Rita Ora Summer 2015 Tour Dates:

August 25 –  San Francisco, CA  –  The Independent

August 26 –  Los Angeles, CA  –  El Rey Theater

August 27 –  Santa Ana, CA  –  Observatory

August 29  –  Las Vegas, NV  –  Drais

September 11  –  Atlanta, GA  –  Loft

September 13  –  Boston, MA  –  JAM’N 94.5 Block Party

September 14  –  New York, NY  –  Gramercy Theater

September 15  –  Washington, DC  –  U Street

September 17  –  Chicago, IL  –  Lincoln Hall





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