Wednesday, April 11, 2012
LETU presents Ruben Studdard in concert May 5
Studdard is the 2003 American Idol winner
LONGVIEW LeTourneau University will present musician Ruben Studdard in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview.
The 2003 American Idol winner made a powerful impact on the music charts with his platinum-selling first album Soulful which entered the Billboard 200 chart at Number One. The "velvet teddy bear" produced a second album, I Need an Angel, that topped BillboardÕs gospel chart in 2004 and was named the magazine's No. 1 gospel album of the year.
His third album, The Return, landed him both on the Billboard 200 and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album charts. His fourth album, Love Is, has been celebrated for its collection of love songs. Ruben Studdard's concert is sponsored by Neiman Marcus and Edge Office Products.
Tickets range from $17 to $41, plus applicable fees, and can be purchased online. Tickets are also available at the box office or by phone at 903-233-3080 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.