Justin Bieber announces new tour in England next year

Justin Bieber

Pop star Justin Bieber has lined up his first arena tour in England for two years.

The Canadian singer's six dates in 2013 will begin at Manchester Arena on 19 February.

The teenage star is not playing any shows on his Believe tour in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

The 18-year-old singer has only toured the UK once before. Fans will be able to buy tickets when they go on sale on Friday at 9am.

Justin Bieber's latest record Believe topped the UK album chart in June.

He has also scored the highest first week sales of any album in the US so far this year.

Believe sold 374,000 copies in its first seven days in America, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

It's the Canadian's fourth number one album in the States following My World 2.0, Never Say Never: The Remixes and Under The Mistletoe.

Bieber's 2013 dates are as follows:

Manchester Arena - 19 February

Sheffield Motorpoint Arena - 23

Liverpool Echo Arena - 24

Birmingham NIA - 27

Nottingham Capital FM Arena - 2 March

London O2 - 4