SINGER James Arthur will come to the Hydro next year as part of a UK arena tour.

The former X Factor star will play the venue on March 10 after the release of his third album You.

The 31-year-old will also be at the city's SEC Armadillo next month for a show on October 29.

Arthur rose to fame when he won the ninth series of the X Factor in 2012. Since then, he has sold 25 million records globally.

He is best known for hits Say You Won't Let Go, Falling Like The Stars, Naked, Can I Be Him and Empty Space.

Tickets for the Hydro show go on sale on Friday at 10 am. 

Tickets are available here