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Gary Barlow announces Special Guest Leona Lewis


Gary Barlow's brand new solo tour for 2021 - Music Played By Humans - The Tour will now be playing at Sheffield Arena on Thursday 2 December (rescheduled from Saturday 5th June 2021), Gary will hit the road with a full orchestra, playing 15 shows in 13 cities around the UK and Ireland. He’ll bring to life songs from his brand-new album, Music Played By Humans, as well as hits from his incredible, three-decade spanning career.

Gary announced news of his first solo album in seven years, Music Played By Humans’ set for release on 27th November 2020 and the first single, out now, is the ferociously catchy Latin pop fusion track ‘Elita’, with Michael Bublé and Sebastián Yatra.

The album features an array of collaborations with stars from around the world including James Corden, Michael Bublé, Sebastián Yatra, Barry Manilow, Chilly Gonzales, Alesha Dixon, Beverley Knight, Ibrahim Maalouf and Avishai Cohen.

Music Played By Humans - The Tour, will take inspiration from the orchestral and big band music which captured Gary’s imagination as a child and eventually led to his new album of original compositions. A true showman at heart, Gary is famed for his engaging and energetic live shows which enthral audiences wherever he goes.

“I love performing,'' said Gary, “I’ve missed it so much. I’m excited to think about how the new songs on the album will sound live and with an audience! I’m just really looking forward to getting out there and seeing everyone again.”

Leona Lewis is announced as Special Guest on the tour:-

“I’m so happy to have Leona join the tour next year, she’s such a talented singer,” said Gary. “I’ve missed performing so much this year, I’m just really looking forward to getting out there and seeing everyone again. I’m excited to think about how the new songs on the album will sound live and with an audience. I can’t wait to see you all next year!”

Leona added “I am overjoyed to be invited to join Gary Barlow next year on what’s set to be an incredible tour! I am huge fan of Gary’s and I can’t wait to share the stage with him and bring back the magic of a live show! I’ve missed performing so much and am counting down the days until I can be back on the stage singing with my fans who have continued to be amazing throughout this crazy year. See you soon!”