Westlife is an Irish pop band formed on 3 July 1998. The group's original lineup comprised Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan and Brian McFadden who left in 2004. Currently, Filan and Feehily serve as the band's lead vocalists. The band is the only act in UK history to have their first seven singles go straight to Number 1, and they have gone on to sell over 43 million records worldwide which includes their studio, single, video, and compilation albums.If you want to know more about this, check out Westlife Tickets
. They were signed by Simon Cowell and are currently managed by Louis Walsh. In 2008, they were declared as Ireland's ninth-richest celebrities under 30 years old and 13th in general. They garnered 14 number one singles in the United Kingdom, the third-highest in UK history, tying with Cliff Richard and trailing behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles. The band has also broken a few top records, including "Music artist with most consecutive number 1's in the UK" and the "Biggest selling arena act in the Wembley Arena".Over years of their career, Westlife's music has evolved from teen pop to a pop sound, with an emphasis on ballads. All of the band members are songwriters, although most of their hits have been composed by external writers, most notably Steve Mac and Wayne Hector.On 1 June 2008, Westlife marked their 10th anniversary with a concert in Croke Park, Dublin which saw more than 83,000 fans attending the special occasion. Music Week revealed on their website that Westlife is the official third top touring act within the years 2005-2008, while they were 7th top touring act of 2008.now Westlife is ready to rock the uk Floor.
westlife has confirmed their UK tour with followin dates ans locations.Sunday 2nd May - Belfast Odyssey ArenaThursday 6th May - Nottingham ArenaFriday 7th May - Liverpool Echo ArenaSunday 9th May - Sheffield ArenaWednesday 12th May - London O2 ArenaSunday 16th May - Birmingham LG ArenaThursday 20th May - Cardiff CIAMonday 24th May - Glasgow SECCFriday 28th May - Manchester ENA Monday 31st May - Newcastle ArenaSaturday 5th June - Croke Park, Dublin
The band will travel to arenas across the UK
throughout May, including stops at London's O2 and the Manchester Evening News Arena. The show will include fan favourites, the band's biggest hits and brand new tracks taken from their first new album in two years, 'Where We Are,' which was released on November 30th 2009.Westlife
are among the world's most prolific touring acts, with eight sell out world tours already under their belts. Their most recent concert tour, 2008's 'Back Home Tour' visited arenas across the UK and New Zealand, culminating in stadium shows in Ireland, including a sell out show at the legendary Croke Park in Dublin. On the show's arrival at London's Wembley Arena, it was declared that the boys had sold more tickets at the venue than any other act and had played a record number of dates there.
The tour will support the band's brand new album 'Where We Are', which was recorded during much of 2009 in studios across Europe and the US. For more info, visit Westlife Tickets