READING, Pa. -

Reading will welcome R&B singer-songwriter R. Kelly to the Santander Arena next month.

The arena announced on its Facebook page on Monday that Reading will be a stop on Kelly's "The Buffet Tour" on October 27 at 8 p.m.

Tickets for the concert will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Santander Arena box office or on Ticketmaster's website.

Kelly has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and has won three Grammy Awards and six Billboard Awards.

Kelly began the first leg of his current tour last spring, with stops in cities that included Cleveland, Chicago and Miami.

In addition to Reading, the second leg of Kelly's tour includes visits to Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles and Washington.

The tour follows the release of Kelly's latest album, "The Buffet," which features "Backyard Party" and "Marching Band."