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    British singer to marry this summer in star studded ceremony in Sussex after he proposed at 30,000ft

    NINE months after Rag ’N’ Bone man popped the question to girlfriend Zoe Beardsall, the pair are counting the days until they wed.Pals told me the Giant singer will tie the knot later this summer in Sussex, close to where they live, then ­celebrate with a massive boozy party.Singer Rag ‘N’ Bone Man is set to marry girlfriend Zoe BeardsallCredit: GettyA source said: “Rory and Zoe have been planning their wedding ever since he proposed in September.“He has got a really busy summer with festivals but there is some time in August which has been set aside for their special day.“Rory is really down to earth and he and Zoe love their quiet life out of the spotlight.“But the wedding won’t be low-key, as they’re having all their friends and family involved for a massive celebration, with a huge party afterwards.READ MORE MUSIC NEWS“Rory is the happiest he has been in years and has now really found his ­soulmate in Zoe.”‘Engaged at 30,000ft’I can imagine their wedding guest list will be pretty epic, too, given that he counts stars such as Calvin Harris and Pink among his friends.We first revealed in January 2021 how Rory had fallen for aspiring actress Zoe following his split from first wife Beth Rouy two years ­earlier.Rory and Zoe’s relationship hit a rocky patch that summer but they got back together and he proposed last year at 30,000ft.Most read in BizarreRory said: “We got engaged on the plane, on the way to Nashville.”In a joint chat with The Sun, Zoe said: “He was going to do it when we got there but his anxiety was getting the better of him and he didn’t want to ruin the holiday.Mo Adeniran sings ‘Human’ by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man on The Voice semi-final“He was p**sing about with the divider between our seats and he put it down and was just sitting there with a box.”I can think of far worse proposals, if I’m being honest.Here’s to making it down the aisle — with a lot less messing about.To cap it all, here’s KatyTHE spirit of the Nineties is still very much around for Katy Perry, who wore baggy jeans and a backwards cap as she went on a date night with movie star fiancé Orlando Bloom.The pair were spotted heading to support Ellen DeGeneres as she made her stand-up comeback in Los Angeles.Katy Perry was snapped in baggy jeans and a backwards cap as she went on a date with movie star fiancé Orlando BloomCredit: BackGridAlso there were Kim and Khloe Kardashian.Katy was on a break from recording her new album.It has been four years since the Teenage Dream singer’s last effort, Smile, and Katy says her next record will be her most upbeat yet.She said: “I have yet to make a record from a place of feeling really happy and whole and full of love.“Sometimes artists are like, ‘Oh, that’s boring, you want to make music from kind of like a tougher place’.“But actually it’s very bright and joyful, like fun and playful and celebratory and a party.”It’s a Kemp sightFORGET a work-life balance, Martin Kemp mixes the two.As well as hosting a new podcast with son Roman, the former Spandau Ballet man has roped in wife Shirlie to team up with him on a new TV show.Martin Kemp has roped in wife Shirlie to team up with him on a new TV showCredit: GettyThe pair have spent the week ­filming with Alan Carr for a celebrity special of his Interior Design Masters.A source said: “Shirlie is obsessed with interior design.“When Martin was approached about being on the show, he asked if Shirlie could join him too. They’ve been filming across the UK and she’s loving every second.”Martin and Shirlie, who was a Wham! backing singer, will celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary this November – and Shirlie told me there was never any other man for her.She said: “I saw Martin on Top Of The Pops and in mag-azines, and I didn’t know he’d seen me on Top Of The Pops and in magazines.“I bumped into him a few years later and he made the first move. It’s a real love story and I didn’t realise how rare that is. I feel very sorry for this generation – I don’t know what’s happening.”Tinder, sadly, Shirlie.Madge is Dannii’s modelTHE MINOGUE sisters have a very special bond with Madonna, after Kylie struck up a friendship with the Queen of Pop.Madge later allowed Dannii to mash up her 1985 hit Into The Groove into her song Don’t Wanna Lose This Feeling – which she said is still a “pinch me moment”.Dannii Minogue is very close to MadonnaCredit: BBCSpeaking on Proud Radio, Dannii said: “She’d never allowed her music to go out, ever, to anyone. It’s so incredible.“I mean, I grew up listening to her music. It’s one of my favourites.“There’s a lot in the memory bank listening to her – loving her style, loving how fierce and fabulous, in her own body and herself, and her personality and not watering that down for anybody.“She’s given so many people, but particularly women, permission to feel strong. It’s mind-blowing.“And then I saw my sister pop up on stage with Madonna recently.”It will be you next, Dannii, I’m sure.Catch Zimmer live
    HIS concerts on British soil are nearly always sold out but now there is another chance to catch Hans Zimmer live this summer.
    He will perform before Andrea Bocelli’s headline set at American Express presents BST Hyde Park on July 5.
    The composer will also be joined by Seal for what is looking like a truly epic day of live music.

    Sheesh: The place to RocESSEX restaurant Sheesh in Chigwell used to be one of our favourite celebrity haunts.But now it is its sister restaurant in central London’s Piccadilly that is quickly becoming the place to be.Sheesh’s sister restaurant in London is a celeb hot spot, pictured David Haye at the venueCredit: GettyOn Wednesday night, stars including Mutya Buena from Sugababes, boxer David Haye and EastEnders’ Jacqueline Jossa all descended on the venue for a new weekly party hosted by Kele Le Roc.We Are Family singer Kathy Sledge also took to the stage with Lisa Maffia for an old-school touch, which saw nearly the whole restaurant get up on their feet.The last time I tucked in there, England captain Harry Kane was having his 30th birthday upstairs.If you happen to like a good bit of celebrity-spotting, like me, definitely give it a whirl.Dua in tune for GlastoDUA Lipa gave us fans a sneak peek of what’s to come at Glastonbury as she kicked off her mini European tour in Germany.The singer wore a black leotard and fishnet tights as she performed in Berlin.Superstar Dua Lipa wore a black leotard and fishnet tights as she performed in BerlinCredit: X/TwitterDespite the fact it was hammering down when she hit the outdoor stage, Dua still smashed her performance, say fans who posted clips online.The singer will now play shows in France and Croatia in support of her third album, Radical Optimism, before heading to Worthy Farm later this month to headline on the Friday night.Teasing that more gigs are in the pipeline, Dua wrote on X/Twitter: “This is only the beginning”.We can’t wait.Aitch ‘n’ Luciano baddie upMY fave British rapper Aitch has teamed up with German rap star Luciano for a brand new track, Baddies, out today.TRAVIS have also returned with new single Bus, and its video features a cameo from comic Adam Buxton.READ MORE SUN STORIESThere is also new music from Tove Lo – who today announced that her new EP with SG Lewis, called Heat, is coming next Friday.And OneRepublic are gearing up for their new album, Artificial Paradise, which is out on July 12. More

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    Eighties pop frontwoman, 62, looks like she’s ageing backwards 38 years since Top Gun hit and gig backlash

    AN eighties pop frontwoman, now 62, looked like she barely aged a day, 38 years after her Top Gun hit and her gig backlash.Terri Nunn, lead singer of the 80s band Berlin, stunned in her recent TV appearance. Terri Nunn looked like she barely aged a day, 38 years after her Top Gun hit and her gig backlashCredit: GettyTerri is the lead singer of the 80s band BerlinCredit: GettyThe star spoke about her live show over Christmas and shared more about the band’s breakthrough.Terri looked like she hadn’t aged a day since her hit song was played globally.She looked stunning with her iconic blonde and black highlighted hair, wearing a red cutout jumper over a black vest.The band are most known for their hit song Take My Breath Away which was released in 1986.More on eighties starsTerri told Fox: “That song really opened up the whole world for us because prior to that, we were well known in America, and some of Japan and Australia, but it was really Take My Breath Away that opened up the rest of the world to us and allowed us to play everywhere.The hit song soared the charts after it was featured in the film Top Gun which was released that same year.The song won both the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1986.The most famous lineup included Terri as the singer, bassist and vocalist John Crawford, keyboardist David Diamond, guitarist Ric Olsen, keyboardist Matt Reid, and drummer Rob Brill.Most read in ShowbizThe group came to the scene in 1978 and later disbanded in 1987, a year after reaching global success.The band reunited in 1997 with Terri and a new lineup of musicians.Alongside Terri, the current members are John Crawford, David, Dave Schulz, Carlton Bost and Ric “Rocc” Roccapriore.The band are currently active with one of their most recent hits being Strings Attached.They received a lot of backlash for playing at a New Year’s Eve party at Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort during lockdown.After coming under fire for several days Terri apologised for the controversial gig.In a social media post, she wrote: “I am truly sorry I performed at Mar-a-Lago and would not have done so if I’d known what I learned while I was there.”“My goal in performing was not to support a political party. I see now that that’s not the way it appeared and I am apologetic for that as well.”The band is most known for their hit song Take My Breath Away, released in 1986Credit: GettyThe song won both the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1986Credit: GettyTerri explained that the song opened up the whole world for themCredit: Getty More

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    Watch the moment Taylor Swift is welcomed to Scotland by band playing her hit Love Story on the BAGPIPES

    BAGPIPES welcomed US megastar Taylor Swift to Scotland with a highland rendition of her hit song Love Story.As the first UK leg on her sold out Eras tour, Edinburgh residents rolled out the welcome mat in the best way they know how.US Pop superstar Taylor Swift will be performing a three-day event in ScotlandCredit: GettyThe prestigious Reel Time Pipe Band played Taylor’s hit song Love StoryCredit: SWNSA tram has been spotted in Edinburgh with Taylor Swift’s nameCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdPaying homage to her Scottish ancestry, eight highland bagpipers and three drummers took to their instruments just outside Murrayfield stadium, and tooted out the tune to Taylor’s early hit.With performances taking place in the Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium from 7th to 9th June, the venue has aptly been renamed Scottish Lass to greet the American singer.The Reel Time Pipe Band, who have played all over the world and for audiences including The Royal Family, prepared with 32 hours of rehearsal to deliver the melody.‘Moneymaker’ Taylor Swift will make history after Eras tour’s European leg with merchandise sales alone set to hit $500mThe 11-piece band wore specially sequined kilts for the occasion.READ MORE ON TAYLOR SWIFTFrontman of the band, Pipe Major Roddy Deans, said: “Lots of Taylor’s tunes translate surprisingly well to traditional Scottish instruments.“We’re all huge music fans, so we were delighted to help welcome Taylor to Scotland in the best way we know how.“It’s been a lot of fun recreating Love Story on the bagpipes and putting this ensemble together.”The Sun previously revealed how Taylor’s 15 UK shows are expected to boost the country’s coffers by almost £1billion.Most read in CelebrityFans are expected to fork out a massive £848 on average to see Taylor when she plays at venues across the country, including eight huge nights at Wembley stadium.According to experts at Barclays bank, Swifties will splash the cash like crazy when Tay finally comes to town, forking out on things such as a hotel for the night, travel, new outfits, drinks and even pre-show partiesTaylor is proud of her Scottish roots, and revealed in 2015 to a packed crowd at Glasgow’s OVO Hydro: ‘I’m one of you, and I’m proud’Credit: GettyTaylor’s most devoted fans, the Swifties, have been glitzing their outfits ahead of the pop stars spectacular upcoming showsCredit: AFPTaylor’s record-breaking Era’s tour is the highest grossing tour of all timeCredit: Getty More

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    IV drips and singing on a treadmill… Taylor Swift’s concert regime revealed as she finally brings her Eras Tour to UK

    TAYLOR SWIFT will finally bring her Eras Tour to the UK – kicking off tomorrow in ­Edinburgh.And now one of the pop star’s ­former tour managers has told just how she keeps her energy so high during her three-hour sets.An insider has revealed how Taylor Swift keeps her energy levels high enough to perform her gruelling three-hour sets – as the Eras Tour heads to the UKCredit: GettyIn a viral video on TikTok, it’s revealed that Taylor drinks daily ginger shots and has IV drips to make sure she has more energy than that incredibly ­irritating Duracell bunny off the telly.She also sings her full set list while jogging or taking a fast walk on a treadmill.Previously speaking about how seriously she takes life on the road, Taylor said: “I knew this tour was harder than anything I’d ever done before by a long shot.“I finally, for the very first time, physically prepared correctly.READ MORE ON TAYLOR SWIFT“I wanted to be so over-rehearsed that I could be silly with the fans and not lose my train of thought.“Learning choreography is not my strong suit.”Gruelling fitness regime or not, I still think Taylor is superhuman.The Sun previously revealed how Taylor’s 15 UK shows are expected to boost the country’s coffers by almost £1billion.Most read in BizarreFans are expected to fork out a massive £848 on average to see Taylor when she plays at venues across the country, including eight huge nights at Wembley stadium.According to experts at Barclays bank, Swifties will splash the cash like crazy when Tay finally comes to town, forking out on things such as a hotel for the night, travel, new outfits, drinks and even pre-show parties.Taylor Swift spends ‘$4.3 million’ on hair, make-up, costumes & stylist ‘army’ for tour who deal with big ‘hole’ problemSince she kicked off the shows last year, Taylor has broken a number of records — including in December when she became the first ever artist to gross more than $1billion from a single tour.The feat eclipsed Sir Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road gigs across 2022 and 2023. More

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    Watch as Girls Aloud’s Nadine makes embarrassing blunder live on stage – but recovers like a pro

    NADINE Coyle suffered an embarrassing live blunder on stage – but quickly recovered like a pro.The Northern Irish singer, 38, was performing along with Kimberley Walsh, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl when the mishap occurred.Nadine Coyle suffered an embarrassing live blunder on stage – but quickly recovered like a proCredit: SplashThe Northern Irish singer, 38, was performing along with Kimberley Walsh, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl when the mishap occurredCredit: XEagle-eyed fans spotted the gaffe – with one taking to social media to share the footage of Nadine recovering on stageCredit: XDuring their Girls Aloud reunion tour Nadine accidentally sang the wrong part of Untouchable.Quickly realising her mistake during the 2008 track, the star quickly styled out the mistake.But eagle-eyed fans spotted the gaffe – with one taking to social media to share the footage of Nadine recovering on stage.They said: “Still laughing at Nadine getting the timings wrong on Friday and playing it off so effortlessly cool what a woman.”more on girls aloudOther fans quickly praised Nadine, with one writing: “I was very confused but she pulled it off.”A second wrote: “Haha i love this! She is such a whirlwind of amazingness!””First rule of performing ‘it’s not how bad you mess up, it’s how well you recover’,” said a third.Meanwhile, the Girls Aloud tour hasn’t been without mishap after Cheryl was nearly pulled off stage by a fan.Most read in MusicThe shocked singer was saved from falling off the stage by a member of security staff.An over enthusiastic audience member appeared to almost pull her from the runway at the centre of the stage at the Utilita Arena in Newcastle.Watch the cute moment Cheryl spots her MUM in the crowd and sings to her at homecoming Girls Aloud show Girls Aloud reunion tour set listThe reunited noughties pop group put together a set list of all their biggest hits.

    ACT ONE

    Untouchable
    The Show
    Something New
    Love Machine
    Can’t Speak French
    Biology
    Whole Lotta History

    ACT TWO

    Wake Me Up
    Sound of the Underground
    Girl Overboard
    No Good Advice
    Graffiti My Soul
    Long Hot Summer
    I’ll Stand By You

    ACT THREE

    Sexy! No No No…
    On the Metro
    Jump
    Call the Shots
    Something Kinda Ooooh

    ENCORE

    The Promise More

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    Pop fans ‘work out’ HUGE US band are playing ‘secret set’ at Download after spotting gap in tour

    MUSIC fans think they have worked out this year’s secret set at Download. Pop and rock sleuths are certain they know who will be playing the mystery slot at the Donington Park festival. Music fans think they are worked out who the secret set is at DownloadCredit: GettyThey have spotted that Paramore have a gap in their scheduleCredit: Getty – ContributorFans have been busy trawling through various bands’ tour dates and have spotted that one has a big gap on June 16. The American group in question also happens to be in the UK at the time. Sharing their findings online, fans have come to the conclusion that Paramore have a break in their schedule that coincides with Download Festival.In the days leading up to it, Paramore are supporting Taylor Swift on her Eras Tour in both Edinburgh and Liverpool. READ MORE ON MUSIC FESTIVALSThe Misery Business stars have June 16 clear, before rejoining Taylor when she hits Cardiff and London from June 18. Writing on X, formerly known as Twitter, one fan said: “Why I haven’t seen Paramore suggested as the Download secret set is strange to me – they’re in the UK, they have Sunday 16th June off.”Another wrote: “@DownloadFest look all I’m saying is Paramore has a free day on the Sunday after eras tour in lpool.”And a third chimed in: “I said this the other day! i NEEEEED it to be them.”Most read in MusicThere has also be chat on Reddit about Paramore being Download’s secret set. One excited fan wrote on the social media forum: “Paramore are supporting Taylor Swift in the UK in June and are free for Sunday 16th, think it could happen?”Someone else replied: “What gives me hope is, weren’t they an option on that DL24 feedback thing for ‘who would you want to see at next year’s Download?’? “Makes me think the organisers are and have been considering this move for a while?”Download Festival runs from June 14 to June 16 at Donington Park in Leicestershire. This year’s headliners are Queens Of The Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold. Paramore land in the UK this Friday for Taylor Swift’s gig at BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. The band will support Taylor in Scotland for three nights before she moves onto Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium for June 13, 14 and 15. There is then a gap in their schedule – on June 16 and 17 – before they arrive at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium with the pop mega star, before moving onto London’s Wembley Stadium for another three nights. Taylor and Paramore then jet off to Ireland before hitting mainland Europe for July and the beginning of August. They will then all return to Wembley Stadium for another five Eras gigs, from August 15 to 20. Taylor announced Paramore as her supporting act last summer and revealed that she and the band’s front woman, Hayley Williams, are close friends. She revealed the news after adding an extra 14 days to the European leg of The Eras Tour. Taylor said on Instagram: “Really can’t contain my excitement because… we’re adding 14 new shows to The Eras Tour.READ MORE SUN STORIES “And I get to travel the world doing shows with Paramore!! “Hayley and I have been friends since we were teens in Nashville and now we get to frolic around the UK/Europe next summer??? I’m screaming???”Paramore is in the UK in the days preceding Download FestivalCredit: HandoutThey are supporting Taylor Swift on the European leg of her Eras TourCredit: GettyLead singer Hayley Williams is good friends with TaylorCredit: GettyFall Out Boy is headlining DownloadCredit: GettyQueens Of The Stone Age are also a headline actCredit: Getty More

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    Glastonbury fans claim huge acts will play secret set after spotting timetable gap on small stage

    EAGLE-EYED Glastonbury fans have flagged a slew of top acts they believe will play secret sets this year.Loyal festival-goers at the annual Worthy Farm extravaganza have been quick to call out gaps in the schedule – which they reckon is a telling sign of further add-ons to the line-up.Eagle-eyed Glastonbury-goers have flagged a series of gaps in the festival scheduleCredit: GettyThey reckon there’ll be a host of secret sets on the Woodsies StageCredit: GettyThe speculation comes after Dua Lipa was confirmed as the Friday headlinerCredit: GettyFans reckon Kings Of Leon will fill the 6pm slot after posting a slew of historic Instagram videosCredit: GettyIt comes after the headline acts for Glastonbury 2024 were confirmed, with popstar Dua Lipa kicking off proceedings on the Friday.Now Glastonbury fans have turned their attention to the Woodsies Stage, which has listed a gap at a prime time of 6pm on Saturday.Yellow singers Coldplay will be taking to the main stage that night yet the likes of Kings of Leon and Kasabian have been tipped as the early-evening support.This is because fans have noted they have been filling their social media pages with references to the festival in previous yearsread more glastonburyBack in 2014, Kasabian headlined the Pyramid Stage for the first time, while Kings Of Leon starred there six years before.One fan was quick to note the gaps in the secret sets and linked them to the bands.They wrote on X: “KoL keeping my head spinning with yet another Glastonbury video! “Surely this must be hints or why is it just Glasto videos?!”Most read in MusicAnother then noted how Kings of Leon are performing at the British Summertime Festival in London later in the summer and quipped: “Well @KingsOfLeon… you know where you NEED to warm up that weekend!!! Glastonbury.”Bookies William Hill have now suspended bets on Fire hitmakers Kasabian filling a secret slot.‘Astonished’ BBC News presenter stuns fans by revealing they will DJ at Glastonbury William Hill spokesperson Lee Phelps told The Sun on Wednesday: “We only opened our market on acts that could play secret sets at Glastonbury yesterday, but after seeing some telling bets on Kasabian to make an appearance, we’ve been forced to suspend betting on them.“Plenty of people seem to be in the know that Serge Pizzorno’s band will be appearing at Glasto and have taken the initial 3/1 we offered.“Kasabian aside, our market remains open, with Pulp 6/4 favourites to play a secret set, ahead of Kings Of Leon at 2/1 and The Killers at 3/1.”Brit rock band The Smile – which counts Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood as members along with Tom Skinner – have also been tipped for a spot.It comes as they noted their European tour will wrap in Taranto, Italy, on June 22 – four days before Glastonbury kicks off.One fan mused on X: “The first leg of their European tour will be finished by then and they officially launched The Smile as a band three years ago at Glastonbury.”GLASTO FESTThere are believed to be around 28 mystery acts yet to be confirmed for the four-day festival, with further gaps on the Levels stage, Nowhere stage and BBC Introducing stage.Glastonbury 2024 line-up
    Pyramid Stage

    Dua Lipa
    Coldplay
    SZA
    Shania Twain
    LCD Soundsystem
    Little Simz
    Burna Boy
    PJ Harvey
    Cyndi Lauper
    Michael Kiwanuka
    Janelle Monáe
    Seventeen
    Paul Heaton
    Keane
    Paloma Faith
    Olivia Dean
    Ayra Starr

    Other Stage

    Idles
    Disclosure
    The National
    D-Block Europe
    The Streets
    Two Door Cinema Club
    Anne-Marie
    Camila Cabello
    Avril Lavigne
    Bombay Bicycle Club
    Bloc Party
    The Last Dinner Party
    Nothing But Thieves
    Confidence Man
    Headie One

    West Holts

    Jungle
    Jessie Ware
    Justice
    Heilung
    Masego
    Nia Archives
    Danny Brown
    Black Pumas
    Brittany Howard
    Sugababes
    Nitin Sawhney
    Jordan Rakei
    Asha Puthli
    Noname
    Corinne Bailey Rae
    Steel Pulse
    Squid
    Sofia Kourtesis

    Woodsies

    Jamie xx
    Gossip
    James Blake
    Sampha
    Sleaford Mods
    Romy
    Declan McKenna
    Yard Act
    Arlo Parks
    Alvvays
    Fat White Family
    Blondshell
    Kenya Grace
    Soccer Mommy
    Remi Wolf
    Mannequin Pussy
    Newdad
    High Vis
    Kneecap

    The Park

    Fontaines DC
    Peggy Gou
    London Grammar
    King Krule
    Orbital
    Ghetts
    Aurora
    The Breeders
    Mount Kimbie
    Dexys
    Lankum
    Baxter Dury
    This Is the Kit
    Arooj Aftab
    Mdou Moctar
    The Mary Wallopers
    Otoboke Beaver
    Barry Can’t Swim
    Bar Italia

    Dua Lipa’s Friday headline slot will be the star’s first Glastonbury appearance in seven years.Speaking to the BBC, the Levitating hitmaker said how Glastonbury occupied “50% of my thoughts”.Dua then added: “I’ve got to figure out a way to make 150,000 people feel like they’re in a small little nightclub.”That’s the goal, and if there’s one place to do it, it’s got to be Glasto.”Coldplay will then take the helm the following day and will come off the back off their headline slots in 2002, 2005, 2011 and 2016.They also played the New Tent in 1999 and The Other Stage in 2000.Meanwhile, US songstress SZA will front the headline slot on Sunday.READ MORE SUN STORIESThe star, whose real name is Solana Imani Rowe, will make her Glastonbury debut and no doubt showcase tracks from her two studio albums, three EPs, one live album and 44 singles.Additionally, Man I Feel Like A Woman country star Shania Twain will be taking on the legends slot on Sunday.Kasabian have also been tipped for a surprise slotCredit: Alamy Live NewsColdplay are fronting the Pyramid Stage on the SaturdayCredit: Getty More

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    80s pop legends reunite for three massive UK gigs as they celebrate 40th anniversary ten years after last album

    A WHOPPING 40 years after they first came together as a band, Go West is returning to the stage. The pop duo released their first album in 1985 and became one of the biggest bands of the 80s.Peter Cox and Richard Drummie have delighted fans after releasing a huge tourCredit: RedfernsOne of the duo’s singles became famous after it was featured on Pretty WomenCredit: RedfernsThey have delighted loyal fans by announcing a trio of special shows celebrating the 40th anniversary of their self-titled album. Peter Cox and Richard Drummie have also revealed that they will be performing with a live orchestra to make the occasion even more special.Their first single ‘We Close Our Eyes’ reached number five in the UK charts and was a Top 10 hit in the US. They continued to enjoy their success with another three UK top 20 singles: Call Me, Goodbye Girl and Don’t Look Down.read more on eighties starsWhen are Go West touring?

    They will be playing at Manchester Bridgewater Hall on May 2, Birmingham Symphony Hall on May 4 before finishing their tour at the London Palladium on May 8.
    The performances will feature songs from their Go West album as well as other fan favourites.
    They will be supported by fellow 80s stars Johnny Hates Jazz.

    Go West’s self titled album sold two million copies worldwide and stayed on the UK chart for 83 weeks.This secured their glory as one of the best song-writing partnerships to come from the 1980s.In 1986 they won the BRIT Award for ‘Best British Newcomer’ – which is the awards that’s decided by the public. Off the back of their smash debut album, they also hit the big time with further chart singles across the globe. Most read in ShowbizTheir track King of Wishful Thinking was picked up by the producers of Pretty Woman, starring Julia Roberts in 1990.It then went on to sell 10 million copies thanks to the rom com.The track also received ASCAP Awards in 1991 and 1992 as one of the most played songs on the radio in America.Another hugely successful track Faithful which came from the album Indian Summer also scooped BMI Awards in 1992 and 1993.Fans will have to wait until next year to see the duo in action, with their shows taking place in May 2025.They will be playing at Manchester Bridgewater Hall on May 2, Birmingham Symphony Hall on May 4 before finishing their tour at the London Palladium on May 8. The performances will feature songs from their Go West album as well as other fan favourites.They will be supported by fellow 80s stars Johnny Hates Jazz.They will be playing in London, Manchester and BirminghamCredit: GettyThe band has scooped BRIT awards and enjoyed massive chart success throughout their careerCredit: Redferns More