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R. Kelly is lining up a seat at his “Buffet” at Joe Louis Arena.

The controversial R&B superstar will perform at the Red Wings’ home on April 22, venue officials announced Monday. Tickets for the show, $68, $88 and $108, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday; presale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The show, part of Kelly’s 40-city tour behind his latest album “The Buffet,” will mark Kelly’s second area concert in five months; he also rang in New Year’s Eve with a show at Detroit’s Fox Theatre.

“The Buffet,” Kelly’s 13th solo album, debuted at No. 16 on Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart.

agraham@detroitnews.com

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