X Factor winner Ben Haenow playing Ipswich and Southend

2014 X Factor winner Ben Haenow is playing Southend and Ipswich next year

2014 X Factor winner Ben Haenow is playing Southend and Ipswich next year - Credit: Archant

X Factor winner Ben Haenow is coming to Ipswich and Southend next year.

The singer, performing new single Second Hand Heart on the ITV show this Saturday, said: “I literally cannot wait to get out there and see you guys on tour.

“Performing live is what I love and what I have been looking forward to the most. I promise it will be a show to remember.”

Haenow spent years playing and gigging with his brother Alex before wowing the judges with his version of Bill Withers’ Ain’t No Sunshine at his first audition.

Since having a Christmas number one with the platinum selling Something I Need, Haenow has been working on his self-titled debut album alongside songwriters who have collaborated with the likes of Framlingham’s Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, Maroon 5, One Direction, Take That and Olly Murs.

He will play Southend’s Cliffs Pavilion April 8 and the Ipswich Regent April 20.

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