Paul Akister to appear on The X Factor tour
Paul Akister will perform at the two Manchester dates of The X Factor 2015 Live Tour after narrowly missing out on a place on the full tour
Paul Akister is to make a guest appearance on 'The X Factor' tour.
The wannabe popstar narrowly missed out on a place on the upcoming tour after coming in 9th place on the ITV talent show but it's now been revealed he's set to appear alongside the other contestants as a special guest for the two dates in his hometown of Manchester.
He said: "I'm so excited to be part of The X Factor Live Tour. Performing in my hometown arena is a dream come true and I cannot wait to see everyone again."
The 25-year-old hopeful has been drafted in my his mentor Mel B and her fellow judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, who believe he deserves the chance to sing at the venue despite losing out in the deadlock to Jay James in November.
The X Factor 2015 Live Tour is set to kick off in Belfast on February 13 with dates scheduled for cities across Britain including Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and London.
Paul - who will join winner Ben Haenow, runner-up Fleur East and third place contestant Andrea Faustini, Only The Young, Stereo Kicks, Stevi Ritchie, Jay James and Lauren Platt - will perform at Manchester Arena on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 February.
The full dates are as follows:
Belfast Odyssey Arena - February 13
3 Arena Dublin - February 15
Bournemouth BIC - February 18
Bournemouth BIC - February 19
Manchester Arena - February 21
Manchester Arena - February 22
Nottingham Capital FM Arena - February 22
Newcastle Metro Arena - February 26
Glasgow The SSE Hydro - February 27
Glasgow The SSE Hydro - February 28
Aberdeen GE Arena - March 1
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena - March 5
Leeds First Direct Arena - March 7
Liverpool Echo Arena - March 8
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 9
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 10
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 11
London The SSE Arena, Wembley - March 12
Birmingham LG Arena - March 14
Brighton Centre - March 16
Brighton Centre - March 17
London The O2 - March 20
London The O2 - March 21