X Factor announces acts taking part in 2013 live tour

Union J
Union J are one of the seven acts on the tour

The final seven acts from The X Factor will tour the UK in January and February 2013.

James Arthur, Ella Henderson, Jahmene Douglas, Rylan Clark, Christopher Maloney and groups Union J and District3 will all take part.

Kicking off on 27 January at Manchester Arena, the tour with take in 14 UK dates and finish up in Belfast on 27 February.

More than two million people have seen the live show since 2004.

Tickets for the shows are on sale now.

The X Factor's ratings rival, Strictly Come Dancing, has also announced a live tour with Dani Harmer, Michael Vaughan and Lisa Riley among the first to say they are appearing.

The full list of dates for The X Factor tour is as follows:

Manchester Arena - 27 January

The Brighton Centre - 30

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff - 1 February

Capital FM Nottingham Arena - 4

Liverpool Echo Arena - 6

London O2 - 7

LG Arena Birmingham - 10

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield - 12

SECC Glasgow - 16

Metro Radio Arena Newcastle - 17

AECC Aberdeen - 19

Wembley Arena London - 22

Wembley Arena London - 23

Odyssey Arena Belfast - 27