MAREN Morris will take her Girl world tour to Leeds O2 Academy on May 25.

The tour is named after the Grammy-winning US star’s latest single and comes as she prepares to release the follow-up album to hit 2016 debut Hero.

Morris is a 28-year-old Nashville singer/songwriter has established herself with vocal stylings that reflect her country, folk and pop influences.

Her first album Hero became a mainstream hit in the USA, while debut single My Church set a Country Music record after being played by more than 100 stations in its first week and clocking up double platinum sales.

Second single 80s Mercedes reached platinum status just before she tied for the most nominations with five at the 50th annual Country Music Awards.

She was awarded the Breakthrough Artist Award by the Music Business Association at Music Biz 2017.

This year Morris gained her first country number one with I Could Use A Love Song and took home the prize for Top Country Female Artist at the Billboard Music Awards.

A spokesman said: “Though rooted deeply in country music, Morris has acquired a global, non-genre specific, fan base.”

She has collaborated with electronic house DJ and producer Zedd, along with electronic duo Grey, for the hit The Middle.

Morris will be supported by Cassadee Pope during the Leeds performance, who earlier this year released her second solo album featuring recent singles Take You Home and One More Red Light.

Also performing will be RaeLynn, was responsible for catchy single Tailgate and the empowering Queens Don’t.