The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Taylor Swift, The Script, TRNSMT Feat. Stereophonics and Liam Gallagher, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eric Clapton, Frankie Valli, The Vaccines and more…

TAYLOR SWIFT

Taylor Swift will bring her Reputation tour to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Dublin’s Croke Park and Wembley Stadium in London on June 8, 15 and 22 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 1.

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THE SCRIPT

The Script, who released ‘Freedom Child’ earlier this year, will perform at Thetford Forest on June 7 and Westonbirt Arboretum a week later, following up their February UK and Ireland arena tour. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1, priced £42.50 plus booking fee.

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TRNSMT with Stereophonics and Liam Gallagher

Stereophonics and Liam Gallagher are the first two headliners announced for next year’s TRNSMT series at Glasgow Greeen, with the Welsh rockers topping the bill on June 29, followed by the former Oasis frontman on June 30. The Script, James Bay and Jessie J Courteeners, Wolf Alice and J Hus are also confirmed to perform across the two days.

TRNSMT will take over Glasgow Green over two weekends, between June 29 to July 1 and July 6 to 8, with tickets on sale at 9am on December 1. Further acts will be announced in due course.

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE

Queens of the Stone Age will headline Finsbury Park in London on June 30, with Iggy Pop, Run The Jewels, the Hives, Deap Vally, Black Honey and Skinny Girl Diet also set to perform. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1, priced from £52.50 plus fees.

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THE VACCINES

The indie quartet will tackle shows in Bristol, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow and Sheffield prior to their previously confirmed stop at the Alexandra Palace in London on April 14. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1.

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ERIC CLAPTON at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Eric Clapton will headline British Summer Time at Hyde Park in London on July 8 with Santana, Steve Winwood and Gary Clark Jr also set to perform. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 1.

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FRANKIE VALLI

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will bring down the curtain with seven arena shows in autumn 2018, including stops in Leeds, Glasgow, Birmingha, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Manchester and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Arena on December 2. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1, with prices starting at £45.00 plus booking fee.

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Also announced this week

Little Mix, Bruno Mars, Il Divo, Gary Numan, Echo And The Bunnymen, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, King Crimson, Alfie Boe, LCD Soundsystem, Will Heard, Lower Than Atlantis, Turbowolf, Stone Free Festival feat. YES and The Scorpions, Camel, Jeff Dunham, Father John Misty, The Academic, Capturing Pablo, Boardmasters Festival, Victorious Festival, Annie Mac Presents AMP Sounds, Jacob Banks, Angus and Julia Stone, Lovebox, Hacienda Classical, Scott Matthews, Neon Waltz, Col3trane, Shakey Graves, Derren Brown, Chris Ramsey, Joanna Lumley, Massive Wagons, Outlya, The Rubens, Martha Ffion, Gorgon City, Obituary, Bridges, JD McPherson, The Boxer Rebellion, Hampton Court Palace Festival feat. Joe Bonamassa, Jools Holland, The Beach Boys and Gary Barlow, Jon Boden, Rews and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Morrissey, Rita Ora, Tears For Fears, Flight Of The Conchords, Franz Ferdinand, All Points East Festival and more…

MORRISSEY

The former Smiths frontman, who will release ‘Low in High School’ on November 17, will call in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dublin, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Brighton and London, where he is set to play shows at the Royal Albert Hall and Alexandra Palace, during February and March. Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 3, priced between £35.00 and £55.00 plus fees.

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RITA ORA

The pop vocalist, who recently put out Anywhere and Your Song, has now confirmed shows in Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Bristol in May. Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 3, priced £26.50/£29.50 plus booking fees.

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TEARS FOR FEARS

Tears For Fears have announced a spring arena tour of the UK and Ireland. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 3, priced £35.00/£45.00 plus fees.

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FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS

Flight of the Conchords have extended their UK and Ireland tour due to demand, with extra shows confirmed at Dublin’s 3Arena on April 2 and London’s O2 Arena on April 3 alongside new dates in Portsmouth, York and Milton Keynes. Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 3, priced £25.00 plus fees.

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FRANZ FERDINAND

The Glasgow quintet will release ‘Always Ascending’ on February 9 through Domino, with a UK and Ireland tour set to kick off the following day in Galway and conclude at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on February 24. Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 3, priced between £27.50 and £29.50 plus booking fees.

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ALL POINTS EAST Feat. LCD Soundsystem, The xx, Björk

LCD Soundsystem, The xx and Björk will headline a new London festival, All Points East. The 10 day event will take over Victoria Park between May 25 and June 3, opening with a three day music festival, followed by a four day community focused midweek event and culminating with three headline shows. Tickets on sale at 9am on November 3, priced from £59.95 plus fees.

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Also announced this week

The Vamps, Stereophonics, First Aid Kit, Sheridan Smith, A Perfect Circle, Kygo, The Temperance Movement, Trevor Noah, Isaac Gracie, Mo Gilligan, Baxter Dury, British Sea Power, Keywest, The Handsome Family, Frightened Rabbit, Black Label Society, Testament, Carnifex, Don Broco, Gnarwolves, Hed PE, Marmozets, Arcane Roots, The Wailers, Walking With Dinosaurs: Arena Spectacular, Big Business, Young Fathers, August Alsina, Ellie Goulding, Hollie Cook, Cassia, Big Thief, Gnarwolves, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Hookworms, The Selecter, The Beat feat. Ranking Roger, Dreadzone, Pinegrove, Alvarez Kings, Tyler Childers and more.

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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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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Imagine Dragons, All Time Low, Evanescence, The Script And Stereophonics

IMAGINE DRAGONS

Imagine Dragons have lined up arena shows in Birmingham, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll play the O2, between February 24 and March 4 as part of their world tour supporting their latest album, ‘Evolve’. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday September 22, prices start between £32.00 and £36.50 plus fees.

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ALL TIME LOW

The Maryland pop-punks will be joined by Pierce The Veil at Glasgow’s SECC, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, the Genting Arena in Birmingham, Manchester Arena and Alexandra Palace in London during March. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 22, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.

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EVANESCENCE

Evanescence will return later this year with their new album ‘Synthesis’, followed by a handful of dates accompanied by a live orchestra in London, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow and Sheffield next spring. Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 22, prices start at £39.50/£45.00 plus fees.

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THE SCRIPT

The Script have added two new dates to their 2018 UK and Ireland arena tour, with a stop at Bournemouth International Centre confirmed on February 22 and an extra date at the O2 Arena in London on February 24. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale at 9.30am on September 22, priced £27.50 plus fees.

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STEREOPHONICS

The Welsh rockers will play arena shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Nottingham, Brighton, Birmingham, London, Bournemouth, Cardiff, where they’ll play two nights, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle between February 23 and March 12, in support of their new album, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’, which arrives on October 27. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 22, priced £32.50/£44.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Shania Twain, Imagine Dragons, All Time Low, Evanescence, At The Drive In, Cannibal Corpse, Stereophonics, Natalie Imbruglia, Strictly Come Dancing Live and more…

It’s been a crazy week! Shania Twain has announced her first UK and Ireland tour for 13 years, Imagine Dragons will bring their Evolve tour to arenas across the UK and Ireland next spring, and All Time Low have confirmed they will return to the UK with their Young Renegades tour in March. If you prefer your music to be a bit more mosh friendly, death-metal veterans Cannibal Corpse will tour the UK and Europe with The Black Dahlia Murder next spring, while At The Drive In have announced a handful of UK shows in March as part of a European tour.

Shania Twain

Shania Twain has announced a UK and Ireland arena tour for September 2018, with shows planned in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast and London.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29.
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Imagine Dragons

The band will play shows at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, the O2 Arena in Dublin, the O2 Arena in London, Manchester Arena, and the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow between February 24 and March 4 as part of their Evolve world tour.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday September 22, prices start between £32.00 and £36.50 plus fees.
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All Time Low

The Maryland pop-punk band will call at Glasgow’s SECC, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, the Genting Arena in Birmingham, Manchester Arena and Alexandra Palace in London during March. Support on all dates will come from Pierce The Veil.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 22.
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Evanescence

Evanescence will return later this year with ‘Synthesis’, followed by a handful of dates accompanied by a live orchestra in London, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow and Sheffield next spring.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 22.
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At The Drive In

The band will be joined by Death From Above and Le Butcherettes in London, Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow in March, following up an arena support run with Royal Blood later this year.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 22, priced £38.00/£39.50 plus fees.
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Cannibal Corpse

The Florida-based death-metallers will be joined by The Black Dahlia Murder and In Arkadia for UK shows in Norwich, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol, Nottingham and London, where they’ll play the O2 Forum, between March 13 and 18, following a run of dates across the continent. They also play Irish dates in Dublin, Limerick and Belfast.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 22. Click here for pre-sale tickets.
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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers, who are set to release ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ on October 27, will play arena shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Nottingham, Brighton, Birmingham, London, Bournemouth, Cardiff, where they’ll play two nights, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle between February 23 and March 12.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 22.
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Natalie Imbruglia

The singer will call in Oxford, Bristol, Birmingham, Guildford, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, and London, where she’ll perform at Union Chapel, between February 2 and 16.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 22.
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Strictly Come Dancing Live

Strictly Come Dancing will return to UK arenas throughout January and February, with stops planned in Birmingham, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Belfast, Glasgow and Nottingham before finishing up with two shows at London’s SSE Arena Wembley and four at the O2 Arena (two matinee and two evening performances).
Tickets for London go on sale at 8am on September 22 and all other shows at 9am on September 29. Click here for pre-sale tickets.
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Also announced this week, so far

The Script, Jessie Ware, Craig David, Confidence Man, Jessie J, Jace Everett, Lewis Capaldi, Sarkodie, Echobelly, Yungblud, Hanson, Jordan Allen, The Coronas, Son Little, Rocket From The Crypt, 6lack, Kevin And Karen Dance, Press To MECO, Josh Kelley, Motionless In White, Jah Wobble, The Academic, The Deslondes, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, BDY PRTS, Lloyd Cole, Seaway, Kimbra, Josh Pyke, Skindred, Hudson Taylor, Lisa Stansfield, Alvvays, Galantis, Charlie Parr, The Lone Bellow, Too Many Zooz, Skinny Lister, Husky Loops, Kiran Leonard, 40 Years Of Disco, First Fifty, Rews, Alabama 3, Ry X, Jaws Of Love and more.

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Top Tours This Week: Queens Of The Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The Libertines, Stereophonics, Fleet Foxes, Dizzee Rascal, Future, St. Vincent and more…

A busy week of tour news leading up to this weekend’s Glastonbury festival. Queens of the Stone Age have announced their return with details of their new LP and a world tour, while LCD Soundsystem have confirmed autumn shows. Also, the Libertines have expanded their autumn trek with Scottish dates.

Queens of the Stone Age

The US rock giants will call at Manchester Arena, the O2 Arena in London, Edinburgh’s Usher Hall and Dublin’s 3Arena between November 19 and 24 in support of their upcoming new record, ‘Villains’, which arrives on August 25 via Matador Records.
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LCD Soundsystem

James Murphy and band will follow the release of their new album, ‘American Dream’, out on September 1, with shows in Manchester, Glasgow and London in September.
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The Libertines

The Libertines have added a trio of Scottish dates to their …Tiddely Om Pom Pom UK tour, including shows in Dunfermline, Inverness and Kilmarnock on September 17, 18 and 19 respectively.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £30.00 plus fees.


Stereophonics

The indie-rockers will perform at Plymouth’s Pavilions and Swindon’s Oasis Centre prior to their festival sets at Kendal Calling and Y Not.
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Fleet Foxes

The band, who recently put out ‘Crack-Up’, will play two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on November 26 and 27, alongside a date at Manchester’s O2 Apollo.
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Dizzee Rascal

The gime star will support his upcoming new record, ‘Raskit’, which is expected on July 21, with shows in Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, Norwich, London, Cambridge, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham, Southend, Birmingham and Brighton in October.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £25.00/£27.50 plus fees.


Future

Future will bring the Future HNDRXX tour to Manchester Academy and the O2 Academy Birmingham before a massive date at the O2 Arena in London this October.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on June 23, priced from £45.00 plus fees.


St. Vincent

Annie Clark will perform at the O2 Academy Brixton, Manchester’s O2 Apollo and Dublin’s Olympia on October 17, 18 and 20 respectively, prior to additional shows across Europe and North America as part of her Fear The Future tour.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on June 30.


Also announced this week, so far

Busted, Deaf Havana, The Duke Spirit, Leif Erikson, LP, Playboi Carti, Lambchop, CC Smugglers, Dinosaur Pile Up, Trevor Sensor, Bad Pop, Superglu, Eighteen Visions, Stray From The Path, R5, The Skints, Laura Mvula, Denai Moore, Stiff Little Fingers, Nils Frahm, Alter Bridge, Single Mothers, Matthew E. White and more!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Suzi Quatro, Kerry King And Kelly Jones!

On June 3, 1950 Suzi Quatro was born. On the same day in 1964 Slayer guitarist Kerry King came along, followed by Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones in 1974. Happy birthday all!

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Billy Connolly At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Billy Connolly has done it! The Scottish comedian has knocked Beyonce off the top spot and is currently at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Following closely behind him are The 1975Lovebox FestivalChristine And The Queens and the chart queen herself, Beyonce.

Making his way back up the chart this week is Bruce Springsteen, who has risen from #15 to #6. Joining in his good fortune are Stereophonics, who have shot up six places from last week. But, where one act goes up, another must come down, and Black Sabbath have dropped from #16 to last position, while Justin Bieber has also fallen, but for him it’s five places.

During the coming week there are a shedload of tickets going on sale for a number of events and tours, including Pet Shop BoysThe LumineersJamie TBjork and Against Me. Come back and see us next week to see if anyone can bump Billy off the top spot.

1. Billy Connolly
2. The 1975
3. Lovebox Festival
4. Christine And The Queens
5. Beyonce
6. Bruce Springsteen
7. David Gilmour
8. Jeff Lynnes ELO
9. PJ Harvey
10. Stevie Wonder
11. Stereophonics
12. Jess Glynne
13. Bryan Adams
14. Justin Bieber
15. Rod Stewart
16. Catfish And The Bottlemen
17. Bastille
18. Simply Red
19. Pixies
20. Black Sabbath

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

1. Pet Shop Boys

2. The Lumineers

3. Jamie T

4. Bjork

5. Against Me

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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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