R&B singer Brian McKnight returning in May to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Brian McKnight.  (Courtesy Photo)

Brian McKnight. (Courtesy Photo)

Singer Brian McKnight will return in the spring to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, officials announced Monday in a news release.

The show is set for 8 p.m. May 11.

Tickets cost $39.50-$59.50 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday through ticketmaster.com and sandseventcenter.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-745-3000 and at the box office, 77 Sands Blvd. 

In addition to his accomplishments as a singer, McKnight is also a producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist.

Since releasing his eponymous debut album in 1992, McKnight has garnered 16 Grammy Award nominations. 

His 1999 studio album Back at One has been certified triple-platinum and spawned the hit single of the same name. McKnight's most recent studio effort, Better, dropped in February 2016.

McKnight previously headlined Sands in May 2015.