Drake adds extra dates to his UK tour

Toronto rapper will now play 17 dates across the UK in early 2017

Drake has added extra dates in several cities to his 2017 tour of the UK.

After tickets for the tour went on sale this morning (October 12), additional dates in London and Leeds were announced to meet high demand. An extra date in Glasgow had already been announced, meaning Drake will now begin his UK tour on January 25, a day earlier than originally planned.

He will also play dates in Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham during his UK tour, which now includes a total of 17 dates running until February 23.

Drake’s updated tour dates are as follows:

Glasgow, The SSE Hydro (January 25, 26)
London, The O2 (January 28, 30, February 1, 2, 4, 5, 14, 15)
Leeds, First Direct Arena (February 8, 9)

Manchester, Arena (February 11, 12)

Sheffield, Arena (February 17)
Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena (February 22, 23)

The Toronto rapper, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, released his fourth album ‘Views‘ earlier this year, and saw it peak at Number One in nine countries, including the UK and US.

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Drake last performed in the UK at London’s Wireless Festival in 2015 and toured the country in 2014.