The 'Stripped' tour begins later this year...

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has announced details of her first major European tour, including dates in Britain and Ireland in October and November.

The ‘Stripped’ jaunt begins in Hamburg, Germany, on September 22 before heading to the UK on October 25 when she will play the Birmingham NEC.

The tour also includes dates across Europe including concerts in France, Italy and throughout Scandinavia.

Tickets for the tour have already gone on sale to members of Aguilera ‘s official fanclub, ‘Xposed’.

Aguilera begins a North American tour with Justin Timberlake, called ‘The Stripped And Justified’ tour, in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 4.

The UK and Ireland dates are as follows:

Manchester Evening News Arena (October 27)

Glasgow SECC (28)

Belfast Odyssey Arena (30)

Dublin, The Point (31)

London Wembley Arena (November 2/3)

For ticket information on the UK dates, call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.