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Westlife Announce New Album Spectrum For September Release

Westlife will release their new album 'Spectrum' later this year.The boy band - made up of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Markus Feehily and Shane Filan - have confirmed their first new studio record since 2010's...

Westlife Filming Documentary About Comeback

Westlife are working on a film to document their comeback.The chart-topping Irish band - comprised of Kian Egan, Shane Filan, Mark Feehily and Nicky Byrne - are going to have the cameras rolling as they...

Brian Mcfadden Didn't Want To Join Westlife Reunion

Brian McFadden never wanted to be part of the Westlife reunion. The 'Dancing on Ice' star was pleased for his former bandmates - Nicky Byrne, Shane Filan, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily - when they...

Westlife Were A 'Bunch Of Lunatics' On First Tour

Westlife aren't the same ''lunatics'' they were on their first tour.The 'If I Let You Go' hitmakers are gearing up for their 20th anniversary tour, which kicks off on May 28 at Glasgow's The SSE...

Shane Filan: Westlife Will Probably Always Be A Four-piece

Westlife ''probably'' won't ever reunite with Brian McFadden.Shane Filan has insisted the Irish band - completed by Markus Feehily, Nicky Byrne and Kian Egan - have seen the 'Flying Without Wings' hitmakers as a four-piece...

Westlife Haven't Met Ed Sheeran After He Penned Their New Single

Westlife are yet to meet Ed Sheeran after he co-wrote their comeback single 'Hello My Love'.The Irish band will release the lead single from their first album in almost eight years, which was penned by...

Westlife To Release First Single In Eight Years In January

Westlife will release the lead single from their first album in eight years on January 11.The Irish band - comprised of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Markus Feehily and Shane Filan - have been back in...

Steve Mac: Westlife Back With Signature Sound

Steve Mac says Westlife are coming back with their signature sound.The 46-year-old songwriter has penned several songs for the Irish boy band's comeback album and was one of the key players in their reunion following...

Westlife Want To Emulate Take That's Success

Westlife hope to emulate the success of Take That with their ''five-year'' comeback plan.The 'Flying Without Wings' hitmakers - comprised of Kian Egan, Nicky Byrne, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan - have recorded a new...

Brian Mcfadden Has No Reason To Keep In Touch With Westlife Bandmates

Brian McFadden has ''no reason'' to stay friends with his former Westlife bandmates.The 38-year-old singer quit the band in 2004 and despite rumours of a reunion for the 'Flying Without Wings' hitmakers - who went...

Westlife Confirm Reunion

Westlife have confirmed they are set for a reunion, six years after their split.The Irish boy band - comprised of Kian Egan, Nicky Byrne, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan - have revealed they have recorded...

Ed Sheeran Pens Westlife's Comeback Single

Ed Sheeran has secretly written Westlife's comeback single. The Irish band - who went their separate ways six years ago - are desperate to emulate the success they had during the 90s by appealing to...

Kian Egan Wants To Create Own Boy Band

Kian Egan wants to create his own boy band. The 38-year-old former Westlife singer wants to use all his years of experience from his time spent in the band - made up of Nicky...

Shane Filan Doesn't Speak To Brian Mcfadden

Shane Filan has ruled out having Brian McFadden back in Westlife because they don't speak.The 38-year-old singer says he sees the Irish band as just four now - completed by original members Mark Feehily,...

Lionel Richie Announces UK Tour Support Acts

Lionel Richie will be supported by Anastacia and Shane Filan on his UK tour.The 'All Night Long' hitmaker brings his 'All The Hits Tour' to Northampton, Perth in Scotland, Lincoln, Shrewsbury and Chesterfield this June,...

Mark Feehily Plans To Work Harder In 2018

Mark Feehily's New Year's resolution is to work hard and say ''yes'' to every opportunity offered to him.The former Westlife singer Mark made a return to music in 2017, releasing his first festive album, titled...

Louis Walsh Has Asked Ed Sheeran To Pen Songs For Westlife

Louis Walsh has spoken to Ed Sheeran about penning songs for Westlife's comeback album.The 'Flying Without Wings' group's manager is determined to make Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, Nicky Byrne and Kian Egan's music popular again,...

Louis Walsh: Westlife Will Fly Without Brian Mcfadden

Louis Walsh says a Westlife reunion will happen - but without Brian McFadden.The 'Flying Without Wings' group's manager only wants the ''Fab Four'', Shane Filan, Mark Feehily , Nicky Byrne and Kian Egan, to be...

Mark Feehily It's Too Soon For Westlife Reunion

Mark Feehily thinks Westlife should follow Take That's lead and only reunite when it's right for every member of the group.The 37-year-old singer and his bandmates - Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne and Kian Egan -...

Shane Filan Was Told He Was Fat By Simon Cowell

Shane Filan was once told he was getting fat by his music mentor Simon Cowell.Back in 2003, the former Westlife singer had made an appearance on Saturday morning TV show 'SMTV Live' - hosted by...

Shane Filan: Westlife Reunion Could Happen

Shane Filan says a Westlife reunion ''could happen'' in the future.The 38-year-old singer gets asked if the band will get back together all the time and his honest answer is that he ''doesn't know,'' but...

Shane Filan Found Westlife Split 'Difficult'

Shane Filan found it very ''difficult'' when Westlife split up.The 38-year-old Irish hunk not only had to deal with the end of the boy band - which was also comprised of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan...

Shane Filan Announces New Album

Shane Filan has announced his third solo album is coming out this year.The former Westlife star has had two successful solo albums and tours - with the last album released in 2015 - and now...

Boyzlife To Record New Music

Boyzlife are to release their first single.The duo - which is formed of Boyzone star Keith Duffy and ex-Westlife member Brian McFadden - got together last year for a tour in which they told stories...

Westlife Set To Reform?

Westlife are on the brink of a comeback, according to songwriter Albert Hammond.The 72-year-old Gibraltarian musician has penned tracks for some of the biggest names in pop including Whitney Houston, Tina Turner and Diana Ross'...

Shane Filan Wants To Perform On X Factor

Shane Filan wants the chance to perform his new music on 'The X Factor'.The former Westlife star has just released his second solo album 'Right Here' and he's hoping for a call from his friend...

Shane Filan's Faith Got Him Though Bankruptcy

Shane Filan's Christian faith helped him cope with bankruptcy.The former Westlife star was declared bankrupt in 2012 after his company Shafin Developments - a property development firm he ran with his eldest brother Finbar -...

Westlife's Shane Filan Teams Up With Girls Aloud's Nadine Coyle For New Single

Former Westlife star Shane Filan has revealed that he’s recorded a duet with Girls Aloud’s Nadine Coyle. Though it’s easily a decade since each group was at the peak of its commercial powers, Filan is...

Nadine Coyle Records Song With Shane Filan

Coyle has stepped out of the spotlight since becoming a first-time mother last year (14), but she is now preparing for a fresh assault on the charts after teaming up with the former...

Shane Filan Wants Girls Aloud Fans To Support Him And Nadine Coyle

Shane Filan hopes Girls Aloud fans like his new song with Nadine Coyle.The 36-year-old singer has teamed up with the girl group's former star for his first ever duet 'I Could Be', which is included...

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