The country singer will start his “Dangerous” tour in Evansville, Indiana, in March and end in at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in September.
The backlash was immediate and included his label suspending his recording contract indefinitely, radio pulling his music and his disqualification from some music awards shows.
Wallen apologized for the incident after it happened.
“I’m embarrassed and sorry. I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back,” Wallen said in a statement at the time. “There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I promise to do better.”
He did have some supporters.