Cheryl Cole has announced her first solo arena tour.

The 'Call My Name' singer will play nine dates across the UK as part of the 'A Million Lights' tour, starting off in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on October 3 and finishing in her hometown of Newcastle on October 17.

The news was announced on her official website, with a statement saying: ''The news you've all been waiting to hear! Cheryl has just announced her first solo nationwide arena tour, with dates up and down the UK and Ireland this October! Tickets will be on special pre-sale to you from tomorrow (Wednesday) at 9am on''

While Cheryl's official fans can buy tickets tomorrow, the rest of the tickets will be available from 9am on Friday (15.06.12) from or

The tour will feature songs from all her three solo albums, '3 Words', 'Messy Little Raindrops' and her latest LP, 'A Million Lights'.

Although it will be Cheryl's first headline arena tour, she is no stranger to the live circuit.

She has performed on several tours with her Girls Aloud bandmates and she opened as special guest on the Black Eyed Peas European tour in 2010.

Dates for Cheryl's 'A Million Lights' tour:

Oct 3 - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Oct 4 - The O2, Dublin

Oct 6 - Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Oct 7 - The O2, London

Oct 9 - Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Oct 11 - Echo Arena, Liverpool

Oct 12 - LG Arena, Birmingham

Oct 13 - Manchester Arena, Manchester

Oct 15 - SECC, Glasgow

Oct 17 - Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle