Drake Announces 2012 UK Tour

The 'Take Care' star will play nine dates on his Club Paradise Tour'.

Drake has announced details of the UK leg of his 'The Club Paradise Tour', which is set to take place next year.

The 'Headlines' rapper will play nine dates, kicking off at London's O2 Arena on 26th March.

Other shows are scheduled for Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena on 29th March and Glasgow's SECC on 2nd April.

The tour is due to conclude at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on 25th April.

'The Club Paradise Tour' will mark Drake's first return to the UK since he released his new album 'Take Care', which includes the singles 'Headlines' and 'Make Me Proud' featuring Nicki Minaj.

Tickets for the tour go on sale on Friday (16th December) at 9am.

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Drakes UK tour dates are:

London, O2 Arena – 26th March
Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena – 29th
Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena – 30th
Manchester, MEN Arena – 1st April
Glasgow, SECC – 2nd
Birmingham, LG Arena – 19th
Liverpool, Echo Arena – 22nd
Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena – 23rd
Nottingham, Capital FM Arena – 25th