Cheryl Cole Confirms Tinchy Stryder As UK Arena Tour Support Act

13 September 2012, 17:01 | Updated: 13 September 2012, 17:10

The 'Call My Name' star will be joined by the rapper for her first ever headline outing next month.

Cheryl Cole has announced that she will be supported by rapper Tinchy Stryder on her forthcoming UK arena tour.

The '3 Words' star was rumoured to be joined by and Wretch 32 for the jaunt although it has now been confirmed that the 'Spaceship' singer will now join the Girls Aloud star on her October outing.

Speaking to Capital earlier this month, Wretch did confirm that he would be joining the singer for a few shows as a surprise guest.

The upcoming tour is Cheryl's first as a solo performer, having previously supported the Black Eyed Peas around Europe in 2010 and has been on the road numerous times with her Girls Aloud band mates.

Meanwhile, Tinchy is currently working on his new album 'Full Tank' which is expected to be released at the end of the year.

Cheryl's full UK and Ireland 'A Million Lights' arena tour dates are as follows:

  • Belfast, Odyssey Arena – 3rd October
  • Dublin, O2 Arena – 4th October
  • Nottingham, Capital FM Arena – 6th October
  • London, O2 Arena – 7th October
  • Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena – 9th October
  • Liverpool, Echo Arena – 11th October
  • Birmingham, LG Arena – 12th October
  • Manchester, Manchester Arena – 13th October
  • Glasgow, SECC – 15th October
  • Newcastle, Arena – 16th October
  • Newcastle, Arena – 17th October

Cheryl is also expected to announce plans of a reunion with Girls Aloud at some point this year and recently teased lyrics from a new song with the girl group.