Rita Ora announces eight-date UK tour for 2013

Rita Ora

Rita Ora has announced an eight-date tour of the UK for next January and February.

The Radioactive tour starts in Manchester on 28 January and takes in gigs in Glasgow, Cardiff and London.

The 22-year-old's debut record Ora went to number one in the albums chart, with her first two tracks, How We Do (Party) and R.I.P, making it to the top of the singles chart.

A DJ Fresh track she featured on, Hot Right Now, also went to number one.

Rita Ora appeared at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend this summer.

The singer has also supported Coldplay and Drake on tour, as well as appearing on The X Factor.

The tour dates in full are as follows:

Manchester Academy - 28 January

Newcastle O2 Academy - 29

Glasgow O2 Academy - 30

Sheffield O2 Academy - 1 February

Cardiff Great Hall - 2

London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire - 5

Bournemouth O2 Academy - 8

Birmingham O2 Academy - 9

Tickets go on sale from 9am on Friday 7 December.

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