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Amelia Lily set to support Girls Aloud on tour

Amelia Lily performing on last year's X Factor tour Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Former X Factor star, and Middlesbrough lass, Amelia Lily has announced that she will be supporting Girls Aloud on their UK tour.

Amelia Lily was a finalist in the 2011 series of X Factor and has gone on to release two hit singles.

The girl from Boro' will join Girls Aloud on their UK tour Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

The "typical northern lass" will be joining Girls Aloud on their tour across the UK to mark ten years since the band was put together on 'Popstars: The Rivals.'

Amelia Lily will share the stage with geordie royalty Cheryl Cole as they kick off their tour in Newcastle tomorrow (February 21st).

Girls Aloud are set to mark their ten year anniversary with a nation-wide tour Credit: ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

For more details on the tour, click here.

Amelia Lily to perform her new single live in Newcastle

Amelia Lily performing at G-A-Y Heaven in London on Saturday Credit: Suzan/Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

X-Factor finalist Amelia Lily will perform her new single Shut Up (And Give Me Whatever You Got) for winning radio listeners at Metro Radio in Newcastle. The singer from Teesside reached number two in the charts last year with her debut, You Bring Me Joy.