They’ve travelled over seas from coast to coast this year to find that fans still love them the most. The Irish superstars packed out major stadiums and the O2 in London but they’re ready to go one better. Today, the band announces a major concert at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Tickets will go on sale next week.
It will be the first time, in the band’s 20 year career, that Westlife have headlined Wembley Stadium and follows the phenomenal success of their comeback which included their fastest-selling tour of all time.
Shane, Nicky, Mark and Kian made the big announcement live on Zoe Ball’s breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 this morning).
Westlife said: “Headlining Wembley Stadium is a dream come true for all of us.
“This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and we’re incredibly excited for a show which will be different and more spectacular than anything we’ve ever done before. This will be our biggest ever concert in the UK. ”
As if that wasn’t enough, the band also revealed they will have superstar support on the night from All Saints and James Morrison.
Westlife have sold a staggering 55 million records worldwide and remain the only band to have their first 7 singles enter the UK chart at No1.
They also have the most singles of any artist to debut at No1 in the UK. Overall the band have had an incredible 14 No.1 singles, behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles.
No doubt a few more records will be smashed by the time the curtain falls on Wembley Stadium next year…
WESTLIFE WEMBLEY STADIUM: Tickets go on sale on Friday 20 September 2019 at 9am at LiveNation.co.uk