Cher Lloyd unveils UK tour dates next March and April


Cher Lloyd

Former X Factor contestant Cher Lloyd has announced a 12-date UK tour starting next spring.

The 18-year-old singer starts in Folkestone in Kent on 29 March taking in Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London.

The tour ends at Nottingham's Rock City with tickets on sale this Friday.

Cher Lloyd released her debut album Sticks + Stones earlier this month with lead single Swagger Jagger making it to number one in August.

The video for the track has been watched 18 million times on YouTube.

The singer finished fourth on last year's X Factor final behind Matt Cardle, Rebecca Ferguson and One Direction.

The tour dates are as follows:

Leas Cliffe, Folkestone - 29 March

UEA, Norwich - 30

O2 Academy, Leeds - 31

O2 Academy, Glasgow - 2 April

O2 Academy, Newcastle - 3

O2 Academy, Liverpool - 4

Academy, Manchester - 6

HMV Institute, Birmingham - 7

IndigO2, London - 8

O2 Academy, Bristol - 10

O2 Academy, Bournemouth - 11

Rock City, Nottingham - 12