BY his own admission James Arthur was on a bit of a rollercoaster ride following his victory on the ninth series of TV talent show, The X-Factor in 2012.

But now he is officially the most successful winner of the show selling more than 25 million records, achieving over three billion streams worldwide and numerous award nominations.

This week he has just announced his Up Close and Personal Tour for October 2019 which includes a date at the BIC on Sunday, October 20.

His debut single, Impossible, was released by Simon Cowell’s record label Syco Music after the final, and debuted at No.1 on the UK Singles Chart.

He released his self-titled debut studio album in November 2013, and it peaked at No. 2 on the UK Albums Chart.

Following his sold out UK arena tour in 2017, James has spent over 43 weeks in the singles charts, collaborated with the likes of Rudimental, Marshmello and Anne-Marie on their smash hit Rewrite The Stars and performed all over the world.

His biggest hits include You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Loves You, Say You Won’t Let Go and recently released Falling Like the Stars.

This year he’s expected to release his third studio album ahead of the tour which also visits Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and London. To book, see