Pre-Sale Tickets: McFly, The Vamps And Alfie Boe To Play Trentham Live 2021

Trentham Live

McFly, the Vamps and Alfie Boe have been lined up to perform at Trentham Live 2021. The new three-day concert series will take over Stoke-on-Trent’s Trentham Gardens in September with Chloe Rose, Rak-Su, Amy Jo, Collabro and Britain’s Got Talent winner Jai McDowall also set to perform across the weekend. Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 10am on December 1.

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This Week’s New Releases: Megan Thee Stallion, The Cribs And Tim Minchin

This week is busy! Megan Thee Stallion has dropped her highly anticipated debut album, as has Australian comedian and composer Tim Minchin, while the Cribs have returned with ‘Midnight Network’ that was recorded at Foo Fighters’ Studio 606 in Los Angeles.

Fancy a bit more? There’s a huge list below, including new records from Butch Vig’s 5 Billion In Diamonds, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Phoebe Bridgers, Refused and Shaggy — what a dinner party that would make!?

5 Billion In Diamonds – ‘Divine Accidents’ (Make)

Annie Lennox – ‘A Christmas Cornucopia (10th Anniversary)’ (La Lennoxa/Island)

AWOLNATION – ‘Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders Live From 2020’ (Better Noise)

BTS – ‘BE’ (BigHit Entertainment)

Cabaret Voltaire – ‘Shadow Of Fear’ (Inton/Mute)

The Cribs – ‘Night Network’ (Sonic Blew)

Dirty Projectors – ‘5EPs’ (Domino)

Dream Wife – ‘IRL (Live In London 2020)’ (Lucky Number)

Ellie Goulding – ‘Songbook for Christmas’ EP (Polydor)

Frost* – ‘Experiments In Mass Appeal (Remixed and Remastered)’ and ‘Falling Satellites (Remastered)’ (InsideOut)

Frosty – ‘Under Surveillance’ (Relentless)

Grandaddy – ‘The Sophtware Slump ….. on a wooden piano’ (Dangerbird)

Jamie Cullum – ‘The Pianoman at Christmas’ (Island)

Jewel – ‘Pieces Of You (25th Anniversary)’ (Craft)

John Fogerty – ‘Fogerty’s Factory (Expanded)’ (BMG)

Josh Groban – ‘Harmony’ (Reprise)

Kacey Johansing – ‘No Better Time’ (Night Bloom Records)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘K.G.’ and ‘Live in San Francisco ’16’ (ATO)

Kodaline – ‘One Day At A Time – Deluxe’ (B-Unique/AWAL)

Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas – ‘III’ (Smalltown)

Liturgy – ‘Origin Of The Alimonies’ (YLYLCYN)

Loski – ‘Music, Trial & Trauma: A Drill Story’ (Since ’93)

Meek Mill – ‘Quarantine Pack’ (Maybach/Atlantic)

Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Good News’ (1501 Certified Ent/300 Ent)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe – ‘Together At Christmas’ (Decca)

Neil Diamond – ‘Classic Diamonds With The London Symphony Orchestra’ (UMG)

Nick Cave – ‘Idiot Prayer (Nick Cave Alone At Alexandra Palace)’ (Bad Seed Ltd/AWAL)

Phoebe Bridgers – ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Dead Oceans)

The Piano Guys – ’10’ (Sony)

Refused – ‘The Malignant Fire’ EP (Spinefarm/Search and Destroy/Universal)

Routine – ‘And Other Things’ EP (Dead Oceans)

Shaggy – ‘Christmas In The Islands’ (Island)

Silverstein – ‘Redux II’ (NSEW)

Tayla Parx – ‘Coping Mechanisms’ (Tayla Made/Atlantic)

Tim Minchin – ‘Apart Together’ (BMG)

Tourists – ‘Another State’ (Modern Sky UK)

The War On Drugs – ‘Live Drugs’ (Super High Quality Records)

When Rivers Meet – ‘We Fly Free’ (One Road)

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Top Tickets This Week: JLS, The Killers, Lewis Capaldi, Laura Marling, The Kooks, Ronan Keating, Alfie Boe, The Who, John Bishop and more

JLS

The group will reunite for a run of UK and Ireland arena shows this autumn, calling in Dublin, Belfast, Brighton, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Hull, Sheffield, Newcastle, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and London, where they’ll play the O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 21.

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The Killers

The Las Vegas band will take over Keepmoat Stadium on May 26 prior to their previously confirmed outdoor shows, which include two performances at both the Emirates Stadium in London and Dublin’s Malahide Castle. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 21.

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Lewis Capaldi

The Scottish singer-songwriter, who hit number one in the UK with his 2019 debut album ‘Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’, will headline London’s O2 Arena on October 2. He also has a previously announced spring UK and Ireland arena tour in the diary, as well as dates in North America supporting Niall Horan and summer festival appearances in the UK and Europe. Tickets for the new London gig go on general sale at 11am on February 21.

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Laura Marling

The singer-songwriter has lined up UK shows in May, calling in Manchester, Birmingham, and London, where she’ll play three shows, performing at the Islington Assembly Hall, the Tabernacle and Leicester Square Theatre. The run also includes an appearance at Brighton Festival on May 24. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 21.

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The Kooks at All Points East

The Kooks (pictured) and the Wombats are the latest headliners to be confirmed for All Points East in London. The bands will be joined on Sunday May 30 by Tom Walker, Jake Bugg, Gang Of Youths, Gabrielle Aplin, the Lathums, Bloxx, Lauran Hibberd, and many more that are still to be announced. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 21.

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Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating will support his upcoming album, ‘Twenty Twenty’, with a summer UK and Ireland tour, kicking off on June 5 in Belfast and wrapping up on June 27 in Brighton, including a performance at London’s Eventim Apollo on June 25. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 21.

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Alfie Boe

The British tenor will perform at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on June 27 as part of the Armed Forces Day National Event. He’ll be joined by mezzo-soprano Laura Wright. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 21.

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The Who

The legendary British rockers are among the latest acts announced for this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust show series at London’s Royal Albert Hall, performing with a full orchestra on March 28. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on February 21.

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John Bishop

The Liverpool will host a night of comedy at the Royal Albert Hall on March 24 as part of this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust show series. Special guests are to be revealed in due course. Money raised supports the Teenage Cancer Trust. Find out more about the charity here. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on February 21.

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Also announced this week:

Elton John, the Weeknd, Damon Albarn, Kodaline, Jessie Reyez, Kesha, BTS, Ashley McBryde, Fu Manchu, Styx, All Time Low, Simple Minds, the Damned, George Thorogood, Scotty McCreery, Bright Eyes, Waxahatchee, Apocalyptica and Epica, Protoje, the Pineapple Thief, Purity Ring, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Ben Fogle and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Script, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Russell Watson, Thom Yorke, Elbow, Avril Lavigne, Goo Goo Dolls, Heaven 17 and more

The Script

The Script will bring their Sunsets And Full Moons Tour to the arenas in Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Bournemouth, Brighton, Sheffield, Birmingham, London, Nottingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Newcastle between February 20 and March 14. The tour shares its name with the Dublin pop trio’s upcoming album, out on November 8. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 18.

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

The duo, who put out the joint album ‘Together’ in 2016 and the follow-up ‘Together Again’ in 2017, will perform in huge venues across the country, including a date at London’s O2 Arena on March 7. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 18.

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Russell Watson

The classical vocalist will celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut album, ‘The Voice’, joined on stage by a harmonious choir and 33-piece orchestra at shows in Hull, Southend, York, Nottingham, Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester and London, where he’ll perform at the Royal Albert Hall, between September 19 and October 23. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 18.

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Thom Yorke


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As part of a wider European trek, the Radiohead frontman will play shows in Glasgow, Manchester and London, where he’s lined up two nights at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo on June 23 and 24. He’ll be joined by Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri. Tickets go on sale from 9am on October 18.

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Elbow

Elbow have added a third London show to their spring tour, with the run now finishing up at the Eventim Apollo on April 29, following their two previously announced performances at the venue. Tickets for the new date go on sale at 9am on October 18.

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Avril Lavigne

The Canadian singer-songwriter will bring her Head Above Water World Tour to the UK in 2020, calling at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on April 1 and the O2 Apollo Manchester the following day. Her plans also include dates across Europe, with tickets on general sale at 9am on October 18.

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Goo Goo Dolls

The New York duo will call in Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham and London, where they’ll perform at the Roundhouse on February 27. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 18.

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Heaven 17

The synth-pop duo, previously of the Human League, will bring their 40th Anniversary Greatest Hits Tour to Sheffield, London, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Bristol, Norwich, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham between November 20 and December 19, 2020. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 18.

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Also announced this week:

Foals, Twin Atlantic, Kim Petras, Cliff Richard, Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo, Kaiser Chiefs, Pretenders, Suede, Whitney Queen Of The Night, Simply Red, Kisstory Presents: The Blast Off Tour, Gabrielle, Seasick Steve, Georgia, Blackout Problems, Blossoms, Larkin Poe, The Murder Capital, Mr Eazi, Therapy?, X Ambassadors, Hot 8 Brass Band, Kiefer Sutherland and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Rita Ora, Gary Numan And Alfie Boe

Things are slowing down in the lead up to Christmas, but there are still some good records being churned out. Rita Ora has finally followed up her 2012 debut, Gary Numan has put out a live LP recorded at the amazing O2 Academy Brixton in London and Alfie Boe has released an album that focuses on tracks from the 1930s.

Not enough? Head below for some more.

Alfie Boe- ‘As Time Goes By’ (Decca)

Amy Mcdonald – ‘Woman Of The World (The Best Of 2007-2018)’ (Virgin EMI)

Bauhaus – ‘The Bela Session’ EP (Leaving Records)

Chic – ‘The Chic Organization 1977 – 1979’ (Atlantic/Rhino)

City and Colour – ‘Guide Me Back Home’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

Dan Reed Network – ‘Origins’ (Dan Reed)

Ed Harcourt – ‘Beyond The End’ (Point Of Departure (PIAS))

Gary Numan – ‘Savage (Live At Brixton Academy)’ (BMG)

Jacco Gardner – ‘Somnium’ (Full Time Hobby)

Rita Ora – ‘Phoenix’ (Atlantic)

Take That – ‘Odyssey’ (Polydor)

The Wild Things – ‘You’re Really Something’ (Tuneyloons/AWAL)

Vandenberg’s Moonkings – ‘Rugged And Unplugged’ (Mascot)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: X Factor Live, Billy Joel, Blossoms, Friendly Fires, Alfie Boe, Russell Watson And Aled Jones and more

X Factor Live

The stage version of the television talent contest will hit some of the UK and Ireland’s biggest venues in February and March, with stops confirmed in Nottingham, Leeds, Birmingham, Brighton, Cardiff, Sheffield, Hull, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Manchester, Dublin, Belfast and London, where the show will roll out matinee and evening performances at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 19.

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Billy Joel

Billy Joel is set to play Wembley Stadium on June 22, for what will be his first performance in London in three years and his only UK concert of 2019. Tickets for Billy Joel’s new date go on general sale this Friday, October 19, at 9am.

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Blossoms

The Stockport band will play their biggest headline show to date at their hometown’s Edgeley Park Stadium on June 22 with support from the Coral, Cabbage, the Blinders and Fuzzy Sun. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 19 (Photo: BanditNanna).

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Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires have lined up two nights at London’s Oval Space, plus dates in Newcastle and Bristol, with a rotating cast of supports and some curfews that run on way into the night. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 19.

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Alfie Boe

Alfie Boe has announced An Evening With UK tour for next spring, supporting the release of his new album, ‘As Time Goes By, out on November 23. The classical crossover singer will head to Cardiff, Llandudno, Glasgow, Blackpool, Gateshead, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Harrogate, Nottingham, Leicester,  Bournemouth, Southampton, Brighton and London, where he’ll play the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 19.

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Russell Watson and Aled Jones

The classical vocalists will take to the stage together for their first joint UK and Ireland tour, lining up over 20 shows during September and October, including a performance at the London Palladium. Tickets for the shows go on general sale at 9am on October 19.

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Also announced this week:

P!nk, Westlife, Little Mix, Freya Ridings, Greta Van Fleet, Marillion, The Internet, Loyle Carner, Ed Harcourt, British Sea Power, Chip, Rival Sons, John Grant, Aaron Carter, Craig David, Kew The Music, Neneh Cherry, Sharon Van Etten, Slam Dunk Festival, Dermot Kennedy, Blue October, Catherine Tate, Patton Oswalt, Chris DeBurgh and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Weezer, Julien Baker And Stereophonics

This week, as has become the norm, we’ve got a massively mixed bag. Weezer have put out the follow up to last year’s ‘White Album’, Stereophonics have followed up 2015’s ‘Keep The Village Alive’ and Julien Baker has offered up her sophomore LP. Oh, and Fever Ray has returned with a new album, having only announced it yesterday.

Still not enough for ya? There’s plenty more to check out below.

Baxter Dury – ‘Prince Of Tears’ (Heavenly Recordings)

Bootsy Collins – ‘World Wide Funk’ (Mascot Records)

Fever Ray – ‘Plunge’ (Rabid Records)

George Maple – ‘Lover’ (Virgin EMI)

Gord Downie – ‘Introduce Yerself’ (Arts & Crafts/Caroline)

Gregory Porter – ‘Nat King Cole And Me’ (Blue Note/Decca)

Hollywood Undead – ‘Five’ (BMG)

Jamie Lenman – ‘Devolver’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Jayce Lewis – ‘Million’ (Caroline)

John Maus – ‘Screen Memories’ (Ribbon)

Julien Baker – ‘Turn Out The Lights’ (Matador)

Kelly Clarkson – ‘Meaning Of Live’ (Atlantic)

Majid Jordan – ‘The Space Between’ (Parlophone)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe – ‘Together Again’ (Decca)

MØ – ‘When I Was Young’ EP

Out Lines – ‘Conflats’ (Rock Action)

Slaughter Beach, Dog – ‘Birdie’ (Big Scary Monsters/Lame-O Records)

Sleeping With Sirens – ‘Live & Acoustic from NYC’ (Warner Bros.)

Snoop Dogg – ‘Make America Crip Again’ (Doggystyle Records/EMPIRE)

Stereophonics – ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ (Parlophone)

Strange Hellos – ‘Chromatic’ (Brilliance Records)

Theory Of A Dead Man – ‘Wake Up Call’ (Roadrunner)

Tourist – ‘Wash’ EP

Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Beach House 3’ (Atlantic)

The Used – ‘The Canyon’ (Hopeless Records)

Weezer – ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Crush Music)

Will Joseph Cook – ‘If You Want To Make Money’ EP

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Queen + Adam Lambert Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For April

Queen + Adam Lambert have knocked Metallica off the top spot and are now at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for April. Coming in at #2 is Bruno Mars, who will take his 24K Magic tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2018, while making up the rest of the top 10 are Migos & Lil Yachty, BananaramaWill Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)ParamoreWireless FestivalEd SheeranChris Rea and Paul Weller.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Giggs, who last month completed his spring Landlord tour, The Next Step, which will see the live accompaniment to the CBBC TV show take in dates across the UK and Ireland, Bob Dylan, who will tour North America this summer, Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, and Tori Amos, who will return to the UK and Europe this autumn for the Native Invader tour.

Check back in with us next month to see if the below are able to keep hold of their top 40 positions or if we’ll be welcoming some new names to the chart.

1. Queen + Adam Lambert
2. Bruno Mars
3. Migos & Lil Yachty
4. Bananarama
5. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)
6. Paramore
7. Wireless Festival
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Chris Rea
10. Paul Weller
11. Celine Dion
12. Linkin Park
13. Iron Maiden
14. Stormzy
15. George Ezra
16. Little Mix
17. Micky Flanagan
18. Royal Blood
19. J Hus
20. Depeche Mode
21. Take That
22. James Arthur
23. Guns N’Roses
24. Lovebox
25. The Kooks
26. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
27. Tom Jones
28. U2
29. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
30. Wet Wet Wet
31. Kasabian
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. Coldplay
34. Popcaan
35. Olly Murs
36. Giggs
37. The Next Step
38. Bob Dylan
39. Steps
40. Tori Amos

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Liam Gallagher

2. Enter Shikari

3. Stone Sour

4. Hurts

5. Tigers Jaw

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Metallica At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For March

Thrash legends Metallica have hit #1 on March’s Hot Ticket Chart, bumping Ed Sheeran into second place. Following closely behind are Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, Eminem, who will headline Reading and Leeds and perform as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park in August, and Little Mix, who will kick off their Summer Shout Out tour at the end of May and head out on their Glory Days arena run in September, October and November.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Ricky GervaisWireless FestivalEddie VedderThe xx and Elbow. Come back and see us next month to check if they’ve been able to cling on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye and welcoming some new blood.

1. Metallica
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Steps
4. Eminem
5. Little Mix
6. Jamiroquai
7. Bruno Mars
8. V Festival
9. Stormzy
10. Guns N’Roses
11. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
12. Kasabian
13. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
14. U2
15. The Weeknd
16. Micky Flanagan
17. Iron Maiden
18. Catfish And The Bottlemen
19. HIM
20. Lady Antebellum
21. Drake
22. Olly Murs
23. Phil Collins
24. The Next Step
25. Happy Mondays
26. Gorillaz
27. J. Cole
28. Tom Jones
29. Coldplay
30. Hanson
31. Robbie Williams
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. James Arthur
34. Tory Lanez
35. Nashville In Concert
36. Ricky Gervais
37. Wireless Festival
38. Eddie Vedder
39. The xx
40. Elbow

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Queen + Adam Lambert

2. Paramore

3. Tori Amos

4. Royal Blood

5. Gary Numan

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Ed Sheeran Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For February

Ed Sheeran has done it, he’s knocked U2 off the top spot and all the way down to #16 on February’s Hot Ticket Chart. Following closely behind in second place is Celine Dion, who will return to the UK this summer for an arena tour. At #3 is J.Cole who brings his 4 Your Eyez Only world tour to the UK and Ireland this autumn,  while Drake, who will return to the UK next week for the final dates of the UK and Ireland leg of his Boy Meets World tour, has dropped one place from last month’s chart to fourth position and Ricky Gervais, who next week continues with the UK and Ireland leg of his Humanity world tour, finishes off the top five.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have ElbowThe ChainsmokersEminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)The xxSum 41 and Rag’n’Bone Man. Check back in with us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be bidding them adieu.

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Celine Dion
3. J.Cole
4. Drake
5. Ricky Gervais
6. Little Mix
7. Nashville In Concert
8. John Mayer
9. Stormzy
10. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
11. The Weeknd
12. Lady Gaga
13. Rod Stewart
14. Jamiroquai
15. Bruno Mars
16. U2
17. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
18. Neil Diamond
19. Wireless Festival
20. Ryan Adams
21. Olly Murs
22. Guns N’Roses
23. Leftfield
24. Micky Flanagan
25. Green Day
26. Kehlani
27. Giggs
28. James Arthur
29. Bob Dylan
30. Robbie Williams
31. Adele
32. TRNSMT
33. Kings of Leon
34. PVRIS
35. Elbow
36. The Chainsmokers
37. Eminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)
38. The xx
39. Sum 41
40. Rag’n’Bone Man

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Shed Seven

2. Steps

3. Tom Jones

4. Happy Mondays

5. Penn and Teller

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