Who Is The New Chart-Topping South African Artist, Tyla?

After her viral hit track “Water,” achieved remarkable success on TikTok and climbed to the No. 1 spot on the U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart, Tyla is on the rise. The South African sensation has now announced her first headlining tour, aptly named TYLA.

Tyla Announces First Headlining Tour

Tyla, the talented and beloved artist, thrilled her fans when she took to her social media platforms on Dec. 5 to announce her upcoming tour, TYLA. This long-awaited tour will see the “Water” singer enchant audiences across the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America, giving her dedicated fanbase an unforgettable live experience. 

The TYLA Tour is slated to kick off its first leg in the United Kingdom and Europe on March 21, 2024, igniting the stage with Tyla’s electrifying performances. Fans worldwide eagerly anticipate this remarkable tour, which will conclude on April 1, 2024, leaving audiences in awe of Tyla’s artistry and showmanship.

North America Tour Dates 

Following her European venture, Tyla will embark on the second leg of her tour in North America, starting on April 22, 2024. 

From New York to Los Angeles, Tyla will grace the stage with her unparalleled talent, creating memorable moments and leaving fans wanting more. The North American leg will conclude on May 28, 2024, with a grand finale in Minneapolis, ensuring that Tyla’s tour reaches every corner of the continent.

As news of the tour spread, fans flooded Twitter(X) with excitement and anticipation. 

User @leliibay remarked, “This tour is gonna make a lot of money,” capturing the enthusiasm and high expectations surrounding Tyla’s live performances. Another avid fan, @davina_thfc, eagerly expressed, “RUN ME MY TICKET NOWWWWWW,” illustrating the eagerness to secure a spot at one of Tyla’s mesmerizing shows.

Ticket Information

Presale tickets for the “TYLA” tour will be available for purchase starting Thursday, December 7, 2024, at 10 AM, while general sale tickets will be released on Friday, December 8, 2024, at 10 AM. 

Fans are advised to mark their calendars and set reminders to ensure they don’t miss the opportunity to witness Tyla’s exceptional talent live on stage. With the tour announcement accompanied by the impending release of her new album, Tyla’s fans have plenty to look forward to in the coming months.

Updated By: Kynedei Iman Hobbs (12/6/23 at 12:12 pm)

The New Chart-Topping South African Artist, Tyla

Tyla has set the internet abuzz with her viral hit track “Water,” achieving remarkable success on TikTok and climbing to the No. 1 spot on the U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart. The South African singer’s meteoric rise in the music industry started with her debut single, “Getting Late,” catapulting her to national acclaim and ultimately landing her a coveted record deal with Epic Records in 2021.

Who Is Tyla?

Born in Johannesburg, Tyla gained prominence in the music scene in 2019 with her debut single “Getting Late” before landing a record deal with Epic Records in 2021. The rising star’s journey to stardom began in Johannesburg, where she first gained recognition with her debut single, “Getting Late.” 

The song quickly became a nationwide success, propelling her into the spotlight. It wasn’t long before Tyla caught the attention of major labels, leading to her signing with Epic Records in 2021.

‘The Water Challenge’

The breakthrough moment for Tyla came with her hit song “Water,” which took over TikTok and the music charts. The infectious track garnered a viral dance called the “‘Water Challenge” which is under the hashtag “Tyla” on TikTok and reached over 1 billion views. 

Many have taken part in the dance challenge, including rapper Megan Thee Stallion, contributing to its popularity.

Tyla’s success didn’t stop at TikTok fame. “Water” reached No. 1 on the U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart, cementing her place as a rising star in the music industry. This achievement also marked a historic moment, as Tyla became the first South African soloist in 55 years to enter the U.S. Hot Billboard 100.

In Her Bag

In addition to her solo endeavors, Tyla has collaborated with R&B singer Summer Walker. The two worked together on remixes of “Girls Need Love,” featuring artists like Tink and Victoria Monét

The excitement surrounding Tyla’s talent continues to grow, as the chart-topping artist recently performed on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, where she made her U.S. TV debut on Tuesday, Oct. 24. 

Victoria Monét Is Taking Over

Victoria Monét, another rising star in the R&B genre, is also making waves in the music industry. Recently embarking on a successful sold-out headlining tour for her album Jaguar, Monet has been climbing the charts with her latest single, “On My Mama.

Originally Written By: Yasmine Duhé