Kiwi R&B fans will get a chance to see rising star Tinashe perform in May.

The American singer performed at Splore in 2015, but will headline her own show at Auckland's Powerstation on May 20.

Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster from January 18.

She released her first album Aquarius in 2014, gaining fans in high places, including Drake, Kanye West and A$AP Rocky.

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She plans to release the follow-up, Joyride, later this year.

- nzherald.co.nz