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Will Young / November and December 2009 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 10th June 2009 at 11:34 am
 

Will Young has announced a string of tour dates in November and December of this year.

Tickets go on sale for the general public this Friday 12th June at 9am, with presale tickets available from here now.

Monday 9th November 2009 – Belfast The Waterfront
Tuesday 10th November 2009 – Dublin The Olympia Theatre
Thursday 12th November 2009 – Glasgow, SECC Clyde Auditorium
Friday 13th November 2009 – Aberdeen, Music Hall
Sunday 15th November 2009 – Manchester, Apollo
Tuesday 17th November 2009 – Blackpool, Opera House
Thursday 19th November 2009 – Newcastle, City Hall
Friday 20th November 2009 – Liverpool, Empire
Saturday 21st November 2009 – London Hammersmith Apollo
Tuesday 24th November 2009 – Bristol, Colston Hall
Wednesday 25th November 2009 – Swindon Oasis
Friday 27th November 2009 – Ipswich Regent Theatre
Saturday 28th November 2009 – Harrogate International Centre
Monday 30th November 2009 – Sheffield City Hall
Tuesday 1st December 2009 – Birmingham NIA Academy
Wednesday 2nd December 2009 – Cardiff CIA
Saturday 5th December 2009 – Bournemouth BIC
Sunday 6th December 2009 – Brighton Centre

 

The Brit Awards 2009 – The Nominations

 
By on Monday, 26th January 2009 at 4:42 pm
 

Coldplay's new album cover

Ahh…The Brits. Perhaps more famous for Jarvis Cocker’s stage invasion, or Arctic Monkey‘s drunken speeches rather than for it’s showcasing of the best of British music. Either way, every year it certainly proves an interesting watch and this 2009, the controversial show will be presented by disco diva, Kylie Minogue and Gavin and Stacey stars, Mathew Horne and James Corden. There will be performances from Kings of Leon, U2 and Take That to name but a few. You can catch all the action live on ITV1 on February 18th, but if you can’t wait till then, There Goes The Fear is here to tell you about the successful nominees that were announced earlier this week.

The artists leading the way with the highest amount of nominations this year are Welsh songstress, Duffy and Coldplay – both tallying up a total of four nods. Both artists had number 1 albums last year – Duffy with ‘Rockferry‘ and Coldplay with ‘Viva la Vida‘ (pictured right) – so are unsurprisingly up for Mastercard’s Best British Album alongside Elbow, Radiohead and The Ting Tings. Duffy’s ‘Mercy’ and Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida’ will also be going head to head in Best British Single category alongside the likes of Estelle‘s ‘American Boy’, Adele with ‘Chasing Pavements’ and the X Factor Finalists’ ‘Hero’.

Duffy also features in the Best British Female Solo Artist category alongside Adele, Beth Rowley, Estelle and MIA, while the nominees in male counterpart include Ian Brown, James Morrison, Paul Weller, Streets and Will Young. Best British Group has seen the nomination of the ever-popular Coldplay, Elbow, Radiohead, Take That and Girls Aloud.

New music recieving nods in this year’s Best British Breakthrough Act include Last Shadow Puppets and Scouting For Girls, while 2009’s Best British Live Act showcases everyone from Iron Maiden and The Verve, to Elbow.

Singer-songwriter, Florence and the Machine (who we featured here), is tracing the footsteps of 2008 winner Adele through gaining the coveted Critics Choice Award which recognises upcoming music talent. Meanwhile, Pet Shop Boys have been intriguingly awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award, following on from Beatle Sir Paul McCartney’s win last year.

Band’s receiving nods in the international categories including Best International Group and Best International Album are Kings of Leon, The Killers, AC/DC, MGMT and Fleet Foxes. Solo artists featuring in the categories honouring oversea talent include Katy Perry, Gabriella Cilmi, Seasick Steve, Beck and Kanye West.

To see the nominations in full, check out the official Brits website.

 

Vodafone Live Music Awards 2008 / This Thursday

 
By on Monday, 15th September 2008 at 7:28 pm
 

Corporate music awards shows ahoy! The Vodafone Live Music Awards 2008 takes place this Thursday at London’s Brixton Academy, then shows on 4Music this Friday 19th September at 9pm and on Channel 4 on Saturday at 10am and 11:25pm.

This years awards looks set to be the best in the 3 years the awards have been running – Primal Scream, Glasvegas, James Morrison, Will Young, Estelle and The Ting Tings are all going to be performing live, along with one more mystery guest.

Presenting will be the (rather bizarre) mix of Steve Jones and Juliette Lewis, along with guest presenters including Mark Ronson, Kelly Rowland, Andrew Flintoff, Keith Lemon, Dave Berry and Nicholas Hoult.

Voting is now closed, but let’s just hope Amy Winehouse doesn’t win best female, and that Kaisers don’t win best live act.

If you’re home alone this Friday or Saturday night why not tune in for one of the last of this year’s major awards ceremonies?

Photo is taken from Scott Roberts’ flickr stream under the creative commons license.

After the jump: Full list of awards and nominations
Continue reading Vodafone Live Music Awards 2008 / This Thursday

 

Will Young / November + December 2008 UK tour

 
By on Monday, 30th June 2008 at 6:02 pm
 

Will YoungFormer Pop Idol, Will Young has announced a new tour for November and December around the UK’s theatres.

The tour comes in support of Young’s forthcoming album, ‘Let It Go’, released on Monday 29th September. Tickets for the tour go on sale this Friday, 4th July at 9am.

Sunday 16th November – Newcastle City Hall
Monday 17th November – Harrogate International Centre
Tuesday 18th November – Liverpool Philharmonic
Thursday 20th November – Glasgow Roayal Concert Hall
Sunday 23rd November – Manchester Apollo
Tuesday 25th November – Sheffield City Hall
Thursday 27th November – Oxford New Theatre
Friday 28th November – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Sunday 30th November – Portsmouth Guildhall
Monday 1st December – Bristol Colston Hall
Wednesday 3rd December – Ipswich Regent Theatre
Thursday 4th December – Brighton Dome
Friday 5th December – Cardiff St. David’s Hall
Sunday 7th December – Birmingham Symphony Hall
Tuesday 9th December – Plymouth Pavillions
Thursday 11th December – Bournemouth International Centre
Friday 12th December – London Roundhouse

 
 
 

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