(New York, NY-January 18, 2019) Grammy-award winner Elle Varner kicks off 2019 with a brand, new single, “Pour Me” featuring Wale, and U.S. dates across the country. “Pour Me” was produced by Nascent and Jimmy Varner and features a laid back, R&B groove that has Elle reminiscing about a lost love. “The track is the follow up to her hit 2012 single, “Refill,” and will be featured on her new mixtape to be released this spring. Elle previously released the warm-up single “Loving U Blind,” the heartfelt ballad about avoiding the pitfalls of loving too fast. That single not only showcased her versatility as an artist but her vulnerability as well.


In addition, Elle Varner will be joining labelmate singer/songwriter Marsha Ambrosius on the “NYLA Tour” where she will be making appearances on select dates for the 26-city tour, which includes stops in Los Angeles, Houston, New Orleans Chicago, Cleveland and more.

Elle unveiled her first studio album titled Perfectly Imperfect in 2012, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Chart and at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The album also produced hit singles “Only Wanna Give It to You” featuring J. Cole and “Refill,” with both reaching the top 20 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart and the top 10 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, respectively. Elle won her first Grammy in 2017 for her work with Chance the Rapper on his hit album Coloring Book.

NYLA Tour Dates (Elle Varner Appearances Only)
DATE                     CITY                                        VENUE
Jan. 29                  San Francisco, CA                   Regency Ballroom
Jan. 30                  Sacramento, CA                       Ace of Spades
Jan. 31                  Los Angeles, CA                      The Wiltern
Feb. 1                    San Diego, CA                         HOB San Diego
Feb. 7                    Cleveland, OH                         HOB Cleveland
Feb. 9                    Chicago, IL                              Patio Theater
Feb. 10                 Indianapolis, IN                        The Vogue
Feb. 28                 South Bend, IN                         Palais Royal
Mar. 1                   St. Louis, MO                            The Pageant
Mar. 2                   Fort Wayne, IN                          Rhinehart Music Center

Mar. 3                   Detroit, MI                                 Sound Board at the Motor City                                                                                      Casino Hotel
Mar. 7                   Oklahoma City, OK                   Tower Theatre
Mar. 9                   Dallas, TX                                 The Bomb Factory
Mar. 10                 Houston, TX                              Warehouse Live
Mar. 16                 New Orleans, LA                       HOB New Orleans
Mar. 17                 Baton Rouge, LA                       The Varsity Theatre

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