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The R&B star will bring ‘Starboy’ to arenas in March

The Weeknd has announced details of a UK headline tour for 2017.

The Canadian R&B singer will return to the country in March for a series of arena shows where he will play tracks from imminent new record ‘Starboy’.

The album, which will be released on November 25, is his third studio LP and features a guest appearance from Daft Punk on the title track. The single topped the charts in seven countries.

The only other song on the tracklisting to be confirmed is ‘False Alarm’. The track was shared online on October 11.

The Grammy Award winner previously revealed the record was influenced by Prince, The Smiths, Talking Heads and Bad Brains.

He will play six shows across the UK, starting at Manchester Arena on March 5. The tour will then move onto London, Glasgow, Newcastle and Birmingham, before wrapping up in Leeds on March 14.

The Weeknd will play:

Manchester, Arena (March 5)
London, The O2 (March 7, 8)
Glasgow, The SSE Hydro (March 10)
Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena (March 11)
Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena (March 13)
Leeds, First Direct Arena (March 14)

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