The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: U2, Eminem, The Gaslight Anthem, Paloma Faith, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon and more…

U2

The irish rock giants have added extra shows to their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour, including new shows at Dublin’s 3Arena on November 9 and 10, a stop at the SSE Arena Belfast on October 27, plus second dates at Manchester Arena on October 20 and the O2 Arena in London on October 24. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 2.

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EMINEM

Eminem will play two shows at Twickenham Stadium in London on July 14 and 15 as part of his Revival tour. Tickets go general sale at 9am on February 2, priced £80.00 plus fees.

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THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM

The Gaslight Anthem will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘The ’59 Sound’ with shows at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo in London, Dublin’s Vicar Street, Glasgow’s Barrowland and the O2 Apollo in Manchester between July 20 and 25, following up their previously confirmed comeback show at New York’s Governors Ball in June. Tickets go on sale at 10am on February 2.

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PALOMA FAITH

In addition to her spring arena dates, the vocalist will bring her The Architect tour to open air venues in June, July and August, including an appearance in London as part of the Hampton Court Palace festival line up plus a handful of Forest Live dates and racecourse shows as part of the Jockey Club Live series. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 2. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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LIONEL RICHIE

The pop icon will head to stadiums and outdoor venues in Northampton, Perth, London, Lincoln, Shrewsbury, Leigh, Carlisle, Scarborough, Chesterfield, Hove and Holkham between June 1 and 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on February 2.

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PAUL SIMON

Paul Simon will headline the closing night at British Summer Time Hyde Park, topping the bill in London on July 15, with special guests James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt also confirmed to perform. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 2, priced £69.95 plus booking fees.

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Also announced this week

The Shires, George Ezra, Frank Turner, Glassjaw, 2000trees feat. At The Drive In and Enter Shikari, Star Wars: A New Hope Live in Concert, Teenage Cancer Trust feat. Def Leppard, UB40’s Ali, Astro and Micket, Chi and Nile Rodgers, Roger Daltrey and Russell Howard, Just Jack, Kodaline, Jeremy Loops, The Virginmarys, TRNSMT feat. Arctic Monkeys, Kele Okereke, Martha, Ocean Colour Scene, Deacon Blue, Heaven 17, Ultimate Painting, Sophie, Hatchie, Madison Beer, BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend, Arlissa, Festival of Voice, Tax The Heat, Gaz Coombes, Kevin Hart, Russell Brand, Kevin Hart, Sara Pascoe, David O’Doherty, Michael McIntyre, Jools Holland, Pip Blom, Sports Team, Lets Eat Grandma, Hawkwind, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Wye Oak, Laura Veirs, Cool Britannia, Anna Burch, Cellar Darling, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Parklife feat. The xx and Liam Gallagher, Nine Below Zero, Havok, Beans on Toast, Tom Clarke from the Enemy, A Place to Bury Strangers, Eric Prydz, Fatboy Slim, Born Ruffians and more.

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Brian Wilson, Lionel Richie And Chino Moreno!

On June 20, 1942 Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was born. On the same day in 1949 soul legend and former Commodores frontman Lionel Richie came into the world. As if that wasn’t enough, on June 20, 1973 Deftones frontman Chino Moreno was born. Happy birthday all!

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On This Day In Music: Lionel Richie Starts Six Week Run At #1 With Hello

On March 24, 1984 Lionel Richie started a six week run at the top of the UK singles chart with Hello.

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Queen Bey Continues To Reign Supreme On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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We had a few technical difficulties last week so unfortunately there was no chart. Did you miss us? Well, whether or not you did, we’re back!

Beyonce is continuing her reign at the top of the chart for another week, while making up the rest of the top five we have Jeff Lynnes ELOStevie WonderMorrissey and Wireless Festival.

But not everyone is having such a good week. The Boss has dropped from #11 to #15, Stereophonics have slid two places and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are only just still in the chart, going from #16 last week to last position this week.

Over the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Billy ConnollyPJ HarveyThe 1975Christine And The Queens and Clean Bandit, to name a few. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have managed to bump Beyonce off the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Jeff Lynnes ELO
3. Stevie Wonder
4. Morrissey
5. Wireless Festival
6. David Gilmour
7. Chance The Rapper
8. Lionel Richie
9. Justin Bieber
10. David Brent
11. Coldplay
12. Jess Glynne
13. Lovebox Festival
14. Rod Stewart
15. Bruce Springsteen
16. Black Sabbath
17. Stereophonics
18. Rihanna
19. Catfish And The Bottlemen
20. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Billy Connolly

2. PJ Harvey

3. The 1975

4. Christine And The Queens

5. Clean Bandit

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Beyonce Is Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Queen Bey has done it, having kicked off the UK leg of her ‘Formation’ tour this week, she’s back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by ColdplayRihannaStevie Wonder and Lionel Richie, who make up the rest of the top five. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Black Sabbath, have come in at #10.

New to the chart this week is Professor Brian Cox, who has entered at a modest 13th position. However, he is still above Elton John who has slipped from #14 to #18 and Jeff Lynnes ELO who have re-entered the top 20, just, at #19. Simply Red are also only just clinging on, having dropped from #9 to #20.

Over the next week tickets will go on sale for Fifth HarmonyDavid GilmourWhite LiesJason Donovan and The Janoskians, among many more. Come back and see us next week to see if Queen Bey has been bumped from the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Coldplay
3. Rihanna
4. Stevie Wonder
5. Lionel Richie
6. Jess Glynne
7. Rod Stewart
8. Justin Bieber
9. Madness
10. Black Sabbath
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Professor Brian Cox
14. The Cure
15. Stereophonics
16. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
17. Billy Joel
18. Elton John
19. Jeff Lynnes ELO
20. Simply Red

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Fifth Harmony

2. David Gilmour

3. White Lies

4. Jason Donovan

5. The Janoskians

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Black Sabbath Soar To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Rock royalty Black Sabbath have risen to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating Coldplay to second place. Making up the rest of the top five we have The Stone RosesBeyonce and Jess Glynne.

Rihanna is also having a good week, going from #15 last week to #7 this week. Meanwhile, not having such a good time are Lionel Richie and Paul Simon, who have gone from #7 and #9 last week to #10 and #15 this week, respectively.

Over the course of the next week tickets for Rizzle KicksFrankie VallieProfessor Brian CoxJake Bugg and Brian Fallon, among others, go on sale. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them can give Black Sabbath the boot and take over the #1 spot.

1. Black Sabbath
2. Coldplay
3. The Stone Roses
4. Beyonce
5. Jess Glynne
6. Stevie Wonder
7. Rihanna
8. Rod Stewart
9. Simply Red
10. Lionel Richie
11. Nashville In Concert
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Elton John
15. Paul Simon
16. The Tenderloins
17. Bryan Adams
18. Madness
19. David Gilmour
20. Barry Manilow

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Rizzle Kicks

2. Frankie Vallie

3. Professor Brian Cox

4. Jake Bugg

5. Brian Fallon

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Brian Wilson, Chino Moreno And Lionel Richie!

On June 20, 1942 Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was born. On the same day in 1949 soul legend and former Commodores frontman Lionel Richie came into the world. As if that wasn’t enough, on June 20, 1973 Deftones frontman Chino Moreno was born. Happy birthday all!

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Coldplay Still Standing Strong At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Since The Boss’s tour has ended Coldplay have been able to defend their #1 position and remain at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for another week. Following closely behind is Simply Red at #2, with Rod Stewart,  The 1975 and The Stone Roses making up the rest of the top five.

Climbing the chart this week we have Elton John, who has shot from #17 to #11,  and Justin Bieber, who was only just holding on at #20 last week, but is now at #10. Meanwhile, moving down the chart we have Bad Company and Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury.

Over the course of the next week tickets for Black SabbathTom OdellJess GlynneLukas Graham and Frightened Rabbit, among others, will go on sale. Come and see us next week to check if any have been able to knock Coldplay off the top spot.

1. Coldplay
2. Simply Red
3. Rod Stewart
4. The 1975
5. The Stone Roses
6. Beyonce
7. Lionel Richie
8. Summertime Ball
9. Paul Simon
10. Justin Bieber
11. Elton John
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
14. Bad Company
15. Rihanna
16. Parklife
17. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
18. Passenger
19. Barry Manilow
20. Nashville In Concert

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Black Sabbath

2. Tom Odell

3. Jess Glynne

4. Lukas Graham

5. Frightened Rabbit

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Coldplay At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Coldplay have done it, they’ve finally knocked the Boss off the #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Though Bruce Springsteen isn’t far behind, coming in second this week. Also making up the top five are Rod StewartCatfish and the Bottlemen and Paul Simon.

There’s been a lot of movement on the chart this week, with Adele dropping from #3 to #9 and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe from #4 to #12, while AC/DC are climbing the chart, rising from #20 to #10.

There’s a heck of a lot of shows going on sale this week, including Simply RedThe 1975Fatboy SlimAmy Schumer and Passenger. Come back and see us next week to see if Coldplay can keep hold of their position at the top of the hart.

1. Coldplay
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. Rod Stewart
4. Catfish and the Bottlemen
5. Paul Simon
6. Bad Company
7. Beyonce
8. The Stone Roses
9. Adele
10. AC/DC
11. Summertime Ball
12. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
13. Stevie Wonder
14. Lionel Richie
15. Rihanna
16. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
17. Elton John
18. Panic! At The Disco
19. Neil Young
20. Justin Bieber

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Simply Red

2. The 1975

3. Fatboy Slim

4. Amy Schumer

5. Passenger

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Bruce Springsteen Keeps Hold Of Top Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The Boss has done it, he’s beaten off competition from ColdplayMichael Ball and Alfie BoePaul Simon and Jack Whitehall to keep hold of his #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart.

Meanwhile, previous chart queens Adele and Beyonce have moved down this week, as have The Stone RosesAC/DCBusted, and Lionel Richie, who is only just holding on at #20.

This week there are tickets going on sale for new ColdplayPaolo NutiniTom OdellAlicia Keys and Jack Garratt shows. Check back with us next week to see if any of them have given The Boss the boot.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
4. Paul Simon
5. Jack Whitehall
6. Massive Attack
7. Beyonce
8. Rod Stewart
9. Adele
10. Michael Ball
11. The Stone Roses
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Justin Bieber
14. Brian Wilson
15. Diljit Dosanjh
16. The Next Step
17. Summertime Ball
18. AC/DC
19. Busted
20. Lionel Richie

 On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

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