Example Sends Love To Fans For 2011 Support

16 December 2011, 15:34 | Updated: 16 December 2011, 16:17

The 'Stay Awake' rapper has tweeted a message of thanks to his UK fans for supporting his third album and recent tour.

Example has thanked fans for supporting him and his music over the course of 2011.

The 'Midnight Run' rapper is planning to take some time off for Christmas following a hectic year promoting his third album 'Playing In The Shadows'.

"Okay. I'm off. Gonna have a week off with the family before my NYE gigs in New Zealand and Sydney…" he tweeted earlier today (16th December).

"Love to all my fans who've supported my music this year and come to see me at shows."

Example later added: "Goodbye UK. See you in 8 weeks. I hope you get all the Next vouchers you wanted for Xmas."

The Hammersmith-born rapper scored a number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 earlier this year with 'Changed The Way You Kissed Me' and has spent the past two months touring the UK.

After returning from Australia and New Zealand early next year Example is due to embark on his first arena tour in April 2012.