Grammy-winning singer Sam Smith announced Friday that his second album, The Thrill of It All, will be released Nov. 3 – and given to anyone who buys tickets for his accompanying 2018 North American tour.

The tour kicks off June 18 in Toronto and wraps Sept. 13 in Calgary, with stops along the way in New York, Boston, Miami, Houston, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Smith’s camp says the The Thrill of It All pairs him with collaborator Jimmy Napes as well as YEBBA, Timbaland, Malay, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Stargate. He performed a preview of the album before small audiences in London, New York, LA and Berlin. Fans can preorder here and receive the new track “Pray”and the single “Too Good at Goodbyes.”

Smith is scheduled to perform tomorrow on “Saturday Night Live.”

A 24-hour ticket pre-sale for fans will begin at 10 a.m. local time Oct. 11. Tickets will go on sale to the general public the following day, on Oct. 12, also at 10 a.m. local time. Each ticket purchase will include a free copy of The Thrill of It All. Go here for tickets and more details.

The Thrill Of It All Tour – 2018 North American Dates
6/18       Toronto, ON                       Air Canada Centre
6/19       Montreal, QC                     Bell Centre 
6/22       Detroit, MI                          Little Caesars Arena 
6/23       Columbus, OH                   Nationwide Arena
6/26       Boston, MA                        TD Garden 
6/27       Brooklyn, NY                      Barclays Center
6/29       New York, NY                     Madison Square Garden 
7/3         Washington, DC                Capital One Arena
7/4         Philadelphia, PA                Wells Fargo Center 
7/6         Charlotte, NC                     Spectrum Center 
7/7         Nashville, TN                      Bridgestone Arena 
7/10       Duluth, GA                          Infinite Energy Center 
7/11       Orlando, FL                         Amway Center 
7/13       Tampa, FL                            Amalie Arena 
7/14       Miami, FL                             AmericanAirlines Arena
7/17       New Orleans, LA               Smoothie King Center 
7/18       Houston, TX                        Toyota Center 
7/20       Dallas, TX                             American Airlines Center 
7/21       Austin, TX                            Frank Erwin Center
7/25       Monterrey, MEX              Arena Monterrey
7/27       Mexico City, MEX             Palacio de los Deportes
8/14       Saint Paul, MN                  Xcel Energy Center 
8/15       Chicago, IL                           United Center 
8/17       St. Louis, MO                     Chaifetz Arena 
8/18       Kansas City, MO                Sprint Center 
8/21       Denver, CO                         Pepsi Center 
8/22       Salt Lake City, UT              Vivint Smart Home Arena 
8/24       Sacramento, CA                Golden 1 Center
8/28       Los Angeles, CA                STAPLES Center
8/29       Los Angeles, CA                STAPLES Center
8/31       Glendale, AZ                      Gila River Arena
9/1         San Diego, CA                    Valley View Casino Center
9/4         Oakland, CA                        Oracle Arena 
9/5         San Jose, CA                       SAP Center 
9/7         Portland, OR                       Moda Center 
9/8         Seattle, WA                         KeyArena 
9/10       Vancouver, BC                   Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena 
9/12       Edmonton, AB                   Rogers Place
9/13       Calgary, AB                         Scotiabank Saddledome
Maggie O'Brien

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