Singer Michelle McManus has announced she will release a Christmas song.

The Pop Idol winner and former Glasgow Times columnist has shared the news on Instagram.

She told her fans she will release a festive single called Christmas Glow, to mark the 20th anniversary of her TV competition victory.

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The song will feature SoundSational Music, a community arts organisation based in Motherwell and will be available from Friday, November 24 on all streaming platforms.

The star has also revealed that a music video is now live on YouTube.