Will Young has announced a UK tour in 2022 entitled ’20 Years’ to celebrate the anniversary of him winning the original series of Pop Idol (PA)

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Will Young has announced he is going on tour in the UK next year.

The ’20 Years’ tour is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Young winning the original UK series of Pop Idol which shot him to fame.

It will take place from October to November 2022, starting off in Glasgow and ending in London at the Palladium Theatre.

The singer put out a tweet revealing that he was going on tour, saying he was “forever grateful” for the support his fans have given him.

I am thrilled to announce my #WillYoung #20Years Tour & Greatest Hits album! 2022 is the 20th anniversary since you voted for me as the original winner of Pop Idol, for which I’m forever grateful. I’m thankful for all of your support since the start t.co/KNzlMuFfUZ (1/6) pic.twitter.com/gRmMQJcJa9

— Will Young (@willyoung) October 25, 2021

He added: “It’s only thanks to you all that I’ve been able to carry on doing what I love most, which is writing/recording music and performing live.

“I’ve spent the last few months planning how to mark 2022 in the biggest way possible, and top of the list HAD to be an anniversary tour.

“I plan on performing all of your favourite songs from across my career.”

The 42-year-old is also working on ’20 Years: The Greatest Hits’, a new singles collection that spans his whole career.

How to get tickets for Will Young’s ’20 Years’ tour?

Tickets will go out for presale on Wednesday October 27 and then on general sale on Friday October 29.

You can purchase them on Ticketmaster.

Where will the Will Young ’20 Years’ tour be playing at?

October 2022

Wednesday 12 – SEC Armadillo, Glasgow

Thursday 13 – Barbican, York

Saturday 15 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sunday 16 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tuesday 18 – O2 City Hall, Newcastle

Wednesday 19 – Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Friday 21 – Bonus Arena, Hull

Saturday 22 – O2 Apollo, Manchester

Monday 24 – City Hall, Sheffield

Tuesday 25 – Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Wednesday 26 – New Theatre, Oxford

Friday 28 – Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Saturday 29 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

Monday 31 – Princess Theatre, Torquay

November 2022

Tuesday 1 – Guildhall, Portsmouth

Thursday 3 – St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Friday 4 – Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Saturday 5 – Brighton Centre, Brighton

Monday 7 – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Tuesday 8 – The Forum, Bath

Thursday 10 – Arena, Swansea

Friday 11 – Palladium, London