Nicki Minaj announces 10-date UK tour for October

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj has announced a UK tour starting in Nottingham on 21 October.

The 10-date Pink Friday Reloaded tour will also stop in Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Birmingham, London, Sheffield and Cardiff.

The 29-year-old released her second album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded in April with Starships reaching number one in the singles chart.

The US rap star performed before Jay-Z and Kasabian on the main stage at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.

Minaj played 10 tracks including new single Pound The Alarm and Superbass.

She'll appear at Wireless on 7 July and at V Festival in August.

Nicki Minaj has been nominated for three Grammys for best new artist, rap performance and rap album and was the first artist to have seven singles on America's Billboard Hot 100 chart at the same time.

Young Money's Tyga has been announced as special guest on all European dates.

The dates are as follows:

Nottingham Arena -21 October

Manchester Arena - 22

Liverpool Echo Arena - 24

Newcastle Arena - 25

Birmingham LG Arena - 27

Newcastle Arena - 28

London 02 Arena - 30

Manchester Arena - 2 November

Sheffield Arena - 3

Cardiff Arena - 7