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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...

Shane Filan Announces New Album

Shane Filan will release his new album next month.The former Westlife star will release 'Right Here' on September 25 with the record's lead single 'Me and the Moon' being released today (10.08.15).Speaking about the single,...

Markus Feehily Not In Contact With Westlife

Markus Feehily is not in contact with his old Westlife bandmates. The singer insists he doesn't ''hate'' Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne, or Kian Egan but they are all leading separate lives now they are no...

Westlife Are Not In Touch

Westlife don't see each other anymore.The 'Flying Without Wings' hitmakers went their separate ways in 2012 and Kian Egan says it was important for himself and bandmates Mark Feehily, Nicky Byrne and Shane Filan to...

Westlife Planning Comeback?

Westlife are reportedly planning a comeback. The 'You Raise Me Up' hitmakers announced their split just three years ago but it's now been revealed their former record label Syco have persuaded them to return for...

Shane Filan Given Money By Worried Fan

Former Westlife star Shane Filan was given money by a concerned fan after news of his financial troubles emerged.The Irish singer declared himself bankrupt after a large-scale property venture imploded following the worldwide economic crisis...

Mutya Buena Declared Bankrupt

Mutya Buena has been declared bankrupt. The MKS singer was given the order by a High Court Judge earlier this week due to a reported unpaid tax bill, but her representatives told The Sun newspaper...

Shane Filan 'Devastated' After Garth Brooks Cancels Dublin Shows

Irish singer Shane Filan is "devastated" after losing out on the chance to share a stage with Garth Brooks following the cancellation of the country superstar's Dublin concerts.The Friends in Low Places hitmaker announced earlier...

Kian Egan Underwhelmed By One Direction Sales

Kian Egan says Westlife would've been disappointed with One Direction's album sales.The 33-year-old star - who was a member of the Irish boyband for nearly 15 years - has spoken out about changes in the...

Kian Egan Is Releasing Solo Album

Kian Egan is releasing a solo album. The former Westlife star - who was crowned 'King of Jungle' last month after winning 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' - has signed up with...

Kian Egan And Nicky Byrne 'Barely Speaking'?

Kian Egan and Nicky Byrne are reportedly ''barely speaking.''The former Westlife singers have developed a bitter rivalry because Kian, 33, was paid £40,000 more to take part in ITV's 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of...

Louis Walsh Launching New Boy Band Next Year

Louis Walsh is launching a new boy band in 2014.The 'X Factor' judge - who mentored acts such as Westlife, Boyzone and Samantha Mumba to success - has promised his latest pop group will be...

Shane Filan Warns One Direction To Save Their Millions

Former Westlife star Shane Filan has warned One Direction to watch their spending and avoid splashing unnecessary cash after experiencing his own financial troubles.The Irish singer was declared bankrupt last year (12) after the property...

Brian Mcfadden Would Reform With Westlife

Brian McFadden wants to reunite with Westlife. The 33-year-old singer was part of the boy band's original line-up alongside Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne, Mark Feehily and Kian Egan, but quit the group in 2004 leaving...

Shane Filan Films Studio Documentary

Former Westlife star Shane Filan has filmed a movie documenting the creation of his first ever solo album.The Irish singer jetted out to Nashville, Tennessee, to record his debut and invited a camera crew along...

Westlife Split Threw Cash-strapped Shane Filan Into A Panic

Westlife star Shane Filan was left on the brink of a meltdown after the band decided to split, because losing his job threw him into a major financial crisis.The Irish singer lost his family home...

Bankrupt Shane Filan Couldn't Afford To Buy Toys For His Kids

Former Westlife star Shane Filan was so broke at the height of his money troubles he couldn't afford to buy toys for his children.The Flying Without Wings hitmaker was declared bankrupt last year (12) after...

Shane Filan Bounces Back From Bankruptcy With New Record Deal

Former Westlife star Shane Filan is hoping to bounce back from bankruptcy as he embarks on a new solo deal.The 33-year-old Irish singer was declared bankrupt last summer (12), just days before Westlife's farewell show...

Shane Filan Signs Solo Record Deal

Westlife's Shane Filan has landed a solo record deal.The singer - who separated from his band mates in June after completing a farewell tour - is hard at work on his first solo album after...

Westlife Star To Be A Dad

WESTLIFE heart-throb SHANE FILAN is set to become a father for the first time this year (05). The FLYING WITHOUT WINGS singer, 25, and his wife of 14 months, GILLIAN, 25, are expecting their...

Westlife Brings Joy To Fan

WESTLIFE star SHANE FILAN has brought joy to a teenage girl fan recovering from life-saving surgery - by contacting her while she was in hospital. The FLYING WITHOUT WINGS singer, 25, called 18-year-old SARAH...

Filan Buys Helicopter Without Licence

WESTLIFE star SHANE FILAN has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a helicopter, even though he doesn't have a licence to fly it. But while the MANDY singer embarks on his studies, he...

Westlife: Mcfadden Looks Better Without Us

Irish pop group WESTLIFE have congratulated their former bandmate BRIAN McFADDEN on his new look. The father-of-two lost weight on the controversial Atkins diet following his shock decision to quit the band in March...

Mcfadden Reapplies To Join Westlife

Pop hunk BRIAN McFADDEN has mocked his former bandmates by reapplying to join Irish boyband WESTLIFE. McFadden left the group earlier this year (04) but discovered the remaining foursome - NICKY BYRNE, SHANE...

Westlife Boast Of Success

Irish boyband WESTLIFE insist they're still the "biggest thing" in pop, despite the departure of BRIAN McFADDEN earlier this year (04). The FLYING WITHOUT WINGS foursome - NICKY BYRNE, SHANE FILAN, KIAN EGAN and...

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