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NYC concerts: Elton John, Kiss, more must-see shows

Whether you live and breathe pop, hip-hop or rock music, there's a concert for you.

There's no shortage of high-profile bands and artists slated to perform in NYC, from Cher to Elton John to Shawn Mendes. You'll want to purchase tickets for these shows now.

Here's who to see around the city.

Cher (May 2)

Cher heads back out on the road with
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Cher heads back out on the road with the "Here We Go Again" tour, her first in five years. After an appearance in "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again," the artist is expected to release an ABBA tribute album on Sept. 28. (May 2, Barclays Center)

Lizzo (May 12)

The rising hip-hop singer and troupe of dancers
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The rising hip-hop singer and troupe of dancers will take the stage at Brooklyn Steel in support of her upcoming third studio album "Cuz I Love You." (Brooklyn Steel)

The Who (May 13)

In celebration of releasing their first song in
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In celebration of releasing their first song in 13 years, The Who are embarking on the 2019 "Movin' On!" tour. If you're keen on winning tickets to the date, try spotting The Who's Magic Bus driving through NYC. (Madison Square Garden)

Pink (May 21)

The
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The "What About Us" singer just didn't get enough of New York City the first time around. She's added a second Madison Square Garden stop on her Beautiful Trauma Tour, extending the run into 2019. (May 21 at 7 p.m., Madison Square Garden)

Ariana Grande (June 14-15, 18-19)

In support of her widely-anticipated album
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In support of her widely-anticipated album "Thank U, Next" as well as 2018's "Sweetener," the pop star will take the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on June 14 and 15 before heading across the river to play the Garden on June 18 and 19. (Barclays Center, Madison Square Garden)

Iron Maiden (July 26)

The classic metal band will head to Brooklyn
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The classic metal band will head to Brooklyn in the summer as part of its "Legacy of the Beast Tour." (Barclays Center)

Queen feat. Adam Lambert (Aug. 6-7)

On the heels of the feature film
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On the heels of the feature film "Bohemian Rhapsody" Queen returns to tour with none other than former American Idol star Adam Lambert. (Madison Square Garden, ticketmaster.com)

Shawn Mendes (Aug. 24)

There will be nothin' holding Shawn Mendes back
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There will be nothin' holding Shawn Mendes back when he heads out on his world tour next spring. The "Treat You Better" singer will be performing tracks off his self-titled album, due out May 25. (Barclays Center)

Carrie Underwood (Oct. 2)

Carrie Underwood released her latest album,
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Carrie Underwood released her latest album, "Cry Pretty," this fall, but the country singer will wait until 2019 to head out on tour to celebrate. (Madison Square Garden)

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