Grammy-award-winning musician SZA takes the stage for Apple Music Live — the live performance series that gives the biggest stars in music a platform to connect with audiences around the world. 

The “S.O.S Tour” marks SZA’s first-ever arena tour and earned the superstar endless praise. 

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The Apple Music Live performance at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York will debut Wednesday, January, 31 exclusively on Apple Music at apple.co/SZA-AML.

Fans can also stream the Apple Music Live performance anytime on-demand on both Apple Music and Apple TV+.

During the performance, SZA showcases her biggest hits and fan favourites including, “Kill Bill”, “Snooze”, “Seek & Destroy”, and “Nobody Gets Me”, plus selections from the critically acclaimed Ctrl: “Drew Barrymore”, “Broken Clocks”, “Love Galore” and more.

In an extensive career-spanning conversation airing, on Tuesday, January 30, on Apple Music 1, SZA sits down with Zane Lowe to reflect on the Apple Music Live performance and her record-breaking year.

She tells Zane Lowe, “I love connecting with people in the crowd when I feel like it’s really me and you right now. And I go eye to eye with so many people during this show, and it’s something about tour that it makes the love real, and tangible.” 

During the candid conversation, SZA also touches on navigating fame, her spiritual hygiene, overcoming anxiety, taking creative risks, and more.

Listen to the full interview

“SZA was one the most streamed artists of 2023 with only her second full-length album, we are elated to finally bring her S.O.S Tour to Apple Music Live,” said Apple Music’s Global Head of Hip Hop and R&B Ebro Darden. 

“The show is, of course, incredible just like her music, her songwriting and her desire to give us, the fans, so much amazing content. Here’s to an even more successful 2024 for her. Thank You SZA!”

Over the past year, streams for SZA’s music have nearly quadrupled on Apple Music worldwide increasing 280% as she smashed a number of all-time records with her sophomore album S.O.S

Upon the release of the album, SZA broke the record for the R&B artist with the most simultaneous entries on the Global Daily Top 100, with 26 songs reaching the chart in one day. 

Breakout single, ”Kill Bill” spent 28 days at No. 1 on the Global Daily Top 100, her longest run at No. 1 in the chart’s history. All told the song reached No. 1 in 37 countries worldwide. 

Additionally, “Kill Bill” finished at No. 3 on Apple Music’s Top 100 2023: Global chart. With the single “Snooze” at No. 5, she became the first R&B artist in the year-end chart history to have two songs in the top five of the year-end global songs chart. 

S.O.S was the second biggest album of 2023 on Apple Music worldwide, and the No. 1 R&B album of the year. 

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