Four costume changes, show-stopping dance moves and a repeat of THAT swan dive… Cheryl Cole kicks off her A Million Lights tour in spectacular style
12:07 GMT, 4 October 2012
Her insurance for the tour is said to be costing 2million so fans have been eagerly anticipating one hell of a show.
And tonight Cheryl Cole proves she is the golden girl of British pop, kicking off her very first solo arena tour in Belfast.
The Call My Name singer, 29, wowed crowds with an energetic performance and her fans wasted no time in gushing about the impressive show.
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Fierce: Cheryl Cole wowed crowds with a stellar performance at the Odyssey arena in Belfast. The show kicks off her A Million Lights solo tour
Catch me if you can: Cheryl repeated the now infamous swan dive that she first performed on The Voice earlier this year
Cheryl's on stage outfits, designed by stylist Renelou Padora, highlighted her amazing shape to perfection.
One dramatic number consisted of a plunging golden jumpsuit and heavy gold jewellery for maximum impact.
The shiny garment boasted chains and waves as a pattern and Cheryl nipped in her waist with a brash gold waist-belt.
Golden girl: Cheryl looked incredible in a brash shining jumpsuit designed by stylist Renelou Padora
If that wasn't enough metal the singer also wore a pair of galactic-style gold boots that came up to just above her ankle.
Another outfit consisted of a cropped pink hooded top and a pair of baggy tracksuit bottoms.
But Cheryl owned the sportswear ensemble and the outfit highlighted her enviably flat stomach.
Having a ball: Cheryl felt in the mood to celebrate following the killer show and she enjoyed a few drinks with the crew
Energetic: She impressed with her fast and fierce dance routines, as well as her many clothing changes
The star did sport two glam looks
during the evening, a leather dress with peplum detail and a flowing
purple gown with cut-out detail around her stomach.
If Cheryl was suffering from any
first night nerves she certainly didn't let them show, storming around
the stage oozing attitude.
She even treated fans to a repeat of the now infamous swan dive she performed while singing Call My Name back in May.
And that was despite her day getting off to a less than perfect start.
She's taking no prisoners: Cheryl performed her hit tracks, new material from her album and some of the Girls Aloud songs
She's going for it: The singer clearly put her heart and soul into last night's performance
The singer was thrown when her
boyfriend, and backing dancer, Tre Holloway broke his knee just hours
before the first show was about to open.
But ever the professional she ensured
she didn't let that affect her performance and danced perfectly with her
other dancers instead, although she would have no doubt been
disappointed he couldn't be involved in the opening.
Whether she was jumping up high with a
fierce growl across her face, or grabbing her crotch while dancing,
Cheryl cut a bold figure.
She kicked off the show with track Sexy Den A Mutha before performing Call My Name.
She's the girl: Cheryl managed to pull off an amazing show without her band mates
Rave reviews: Just moments after her performance many of Cheryl's fans took to Twitter to express their delight and praised her highly
Trim and toned: Cheryl wowed fans with her flat stomach in this cropped hooded jumper and a pair of low slung tracksuit bottoms
Sporty girl: The singer looked great in the dressed down look and pulled the hood up over her head during part of her performance
She's on fire: Cheryl was flanked by her impressive dancers as she changed into her pink hooded ensemble
despite missing her band mates Cheryl also paid tribute to Girls Aloud
with the The Promise, Biology and Love Machine during the second portion
of the show.
In total Cheryl sang 16 tracks before an encore of Call My Name to finish off the show with aplomb.
Energetic: It's no wonder Cheryl has such a toned shape given the high-energy dance routines in her show
Toned: Cole ensured she showed off her abs as she showed off yet another routine as part of her impressive set
Lady in purple: Cheryl shimmered as she sand a range of her hits for the stunned audience
Cheryl to the rescue: The singer looked like a superhero in a flowing purple gown with over-the-knee boots
A Million Lights Set List
Sexy Den A Mutha
Call My Name
Girl In The Mirror
Under The Sun
Last One Standing
A Million Lights
Fight For This Love
Call My Name (Reprise)
A source said: 'She was really happy with how it went and even had some drinks with the whole crew afterwards in her dressing room.'
As the show came to a close many fans took to Twitter to give rave reviews of the show.
One fan tweeted: 'I swear she put on one
hell of a show one of the best concerts I've been too!!! @cherylcole I
love you and thank you for being my idol.'
Another posted: '@CherylCole good night just wanna say one last time you were abbs amazing and you smashed it tonight #IrishSoldierLove #salute #godbless <3x' (sic)
Ahead of the show Cheryl's pal Kimberley Walsh tweeted her support posting: 'Good luck tonight @CherylCole!!! You're gonna be amazing I'm so excited and proud of you! Have an amazing first show #chezzaontour'
The girls have recently got together along with Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle and Sarah Harding to record music ahead of their 10 year anniversary.
source close to Cheryl told MailOnline that the singer was 'nervous
beforehand because it was her first show' but was delighted with how it
played out and even made time for some celebrations.
Rocking out: Cheryl took to the stage in a dramatic leather outfit which boasted a peplum top and a tight skirt
Having a ball: It looked like Cheryl enjoyed every single minute up on stage
Peplum princess: Cheryl even still managed to show off her moves while in a tight slinky frock as she gyrated with a male dancer
Start as you mean to go on: Cole had caused high hopes as she prepared for the love shows and now she's set the bar high for the rest of her concert schedule
VIDEO: Oh my! Cheryl cracks her BEST dance moves for the Million Lights Tour
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