X Factor winner Sam Bailey to tour with Beyonce
16 Dec 2013
Sam Bailey, winner of this year’s X Factor, will tour with Beyoncé on her 2014 Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.
The weekend saw Sam Bailey revealed as this winner of this year’s X Factor with Nicholas McDonald in second place and Luke Friend leaving the show on Saturday.
Beyoncé said in a video message before Saturday’s show, “Hey, I just wanna say good luck to all The X Factor finalists and announce a very special prize to the winner,"
"The winner of this year's X Factor will be joining me on the Mrs Carter tour, coming back to Europe in February. I can't wait to see you soon, good luck!"
The news that the X Factor winner would tour with Beyoncé was announced on Saturday morning ahead of the final by X Factor executive producer, Mark Sidaway.
Beyoncé’s tour will take Beyoncé and Sam to Glasgow, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Dublin with 10 dates between the venues.
The final of the X Factor saw performances form Katy Perry, One Direction, Gary Barlow and Elton John on the Sunday.
Beyoncé released her fifth album, titled Beyoncé, on Thursday with no prior announcement on iTunes.
Sam has released her winner’s single, a cover of Skyscraper by Demi Lovato, which is now in the race to become this year’s Christmas No.1.
Tickets to see Beyoncé and Sam are available here.