Kelly Clarkson, Cover Drive announce UK arena tour


Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson has announced details of a UK arena tour later this year, where she'll be joined by special guests Cover Drive.

The US singer, who released her fifth album Stronger last year, will play five shows in October.

The gigs start at Manchester Arena on Friday 12 October, before heading to Birmingham, Glasgow, Sheffield and London.

Tickets go on general sale on Friday 18 May.

She'll be supported at the gigs by Barbadian pop act Cover Drive, who recently scored a UK number one with their single Twilight.

Kelly Clarkson, known for tracks like What Doesn't Kill You and Since U Been Gone, won the first series of American Idol in 2002.

The tour dates are:

Manchester Arena - 12 October

Birmingham LG Arena - 14

Glasgow Braehead Arena - 16

Sheffield Motorpoint Arena - 18

London Wembley Arena - 20