THE Voice coach Kylie Minogue has announced a series of arena shows in the UK and Ireland later this year.

The Australian singer is to play the gigs - in the wake of new album Kiss Me Once - during her upcoming 31-date European tour.

It is the first time the singer/actress, whose hits include Can't Get You Out Of My Head and Confide In Me, has played in the UK since the Anti Tour in April 2012.

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The new album, which features tracks by Haim producer Ariel Rechtshaid as well as Pharrell Williams, is her first for four years and is released today.

Tickets for the Kiss Me Once tour go on sale on Friday and are available through

September 2014
Wednesday 24th: Liverpool Echo Arena
Friday 26th: Manchester Phones 4U Arena
Monday 29th: London O2 Arena
Tuesday 30th: London O2 Arena
October 2014
Friday 3rd: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Sunday 5th: Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Tuesday 7th: Birmingham NIA
November 2014
Tuesday 11th: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Wednesday 12th: Glasgow SSE Hydro
Thursday 13th: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena