One Direction follow Brit Awards win with UK Arena tour

Louis Tomlinson (far right) and boyband One Direction are inundated with celebrity fans following their X Factor appearances with Jermaine Jackson the latest admirer of the group.

Louis Tomlinson (far right) and boyband One Direction are inundated with celebrity fans following their X Factor appearances with Jermaine Jackson the latest admirer of the group.

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DONCASTER born pop sensation Louis Tomlinson is set to follow up his Brit Awards win with band One Direction with a massive UK arena tour - including a South Yorkshire homecoming.

The Bessacarr star and his band-mates scooped the prestigious Best British single at last night’s glittering music bash at London’s 02 Arena for debut What Makes You Beautiful.

And to celebrate Zayn, Niall, Liam, Harry and Louis are to embark on their first headline Arena Tour that will see them perform in Sheffield at the Motorpoint Arena on March 19 2013.

Tickets priced £25 & £32.50 (may be subject to booking fee) go on sale 9am Saturday, February 25 on 0114 256 56 56, in person at the Arena or online at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

They’ve sold over 1.6 million records in just four months; had 100 million views on YouTube; have two No.1 selling books; scored two major hit singles and a platinum selling debut album in the UK; and won Best Single for ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ at the 2012 BRIT Awards.

Currently making waves in the USA by entering the US iTunes Top 10, the band are about to embark on a tour of America with boy band Big Time Rush. They recently filmed a cameo appearance for the immensely popular Nickelodeon show iCarly, as well as appearing on the cover of the likes of M Magazine. Over 100,000 fans in America also signed up to the band’s US Facebook page in a bid to bring 1D to their home state – Dallas showed the most love for the band to emerge triumphant.

The 11 date tour will see the One Direction boys perform at key venues across the UK, stopping off in Sheffield Tuesday, March 19, 2013

ONE DIRECTION 2013 TOUR DATES

FEBRUARY

Friday 22 - London The O2 Arena

Saturday 23 - London The O2 Arena

Tuesday 26 - Glasgow SECC

MARCH

Friday 1 - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Saturday 2 - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Friday 15 - Manchester Arena

Sunday 17 - Liverpool Echo Arena

Tuesday 19 - Sheffield Motorpoint Arena

Wednesday 20 - Nottingham Capital FM Arena

Friday 22 - Birmingham LG Arena

Sunday 24 - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena