|Birth name||Shane Filan|
|Born||5 July 1979|
|Associated acts||Westlife, Mariah Carey, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Delta Goodrem, Boyzone, Ronan Keating, Nadine Coyle, Nathan Carter, Anggun, Sitti|
Shane Steven Filan(born 5 July 1979) is an Irish singer and songwriter. He is one of the two lead singers and frontman of boy band Westlife, which was formed in 1998, disbanded in 2012, and regrouped in 2018. Westlife has since released twelve albums, embarked on twelve world tours, and won several awards, becoming one of the most successful musical groups of all time.
A boy band is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women. Being vocal groups, most boy band members do not play musical instruments, either in recording sessions or on stage, making the term something of a misnomer. However, exceptions do exist. Many boy bands dance as well as sing, usually giving highly choreographed performances.
Westlife is an Irish pop vocal group, which formed in 1998 in Dublin, disbanded in 2012 and reunited in 2018. They were originally signed by Simon Cowell in the UK, Clive Davis in the US and managed by Louis Walsh and Sonny Takhar. The group currently consists of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Shane Filan.
Filan has released three solo albums: You and Me (2013), Right Here (2015) and Love Always (2017). He appeared sixteen times in the UK Singles Chart number-ones making him the most appeared Irish music artist in the British music number-one singles history.
You and Me is the debut solo album by Irish singer-songwriter Shane Filan. It was released via Capitol Records on 1 November 2013 in Ireland. The album was preceded by the release of his debut single "Everything to Me" which peaked at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart on the week of release. The album's second single, "About You", co-written by long-term collaborators Steve Mac and Wayne Hector, was released on 1 November 2013. "Knee Deep in My Heart" was released as the third and final single on 29 November 2013. The song "Baby Let's Dance" was released as promotional single on 4 October 2013. The album reached #6 in the UK.
Right Here is the second studio album by Irish singer-songwriter Shane Filan. The album was released on 25 September 2015 by East West Records. The album reached #1 in Ireland.
Love Always is the third solo album by Irish singer-songwriter Shane Filan, as a follow-up to Right Here (2015), through Ocean Wave Records. It was released worldwide on 25 August 2017, while in Asia on 15 September. The deluxe edition was released in 4 May 2018. The album features Filan's favorite all-time love ballads, such as the Bangles' "Eternal Flame", Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love" and Bryan Adams' "Heaven", along with some fans suggestions. He also wrote three original songs, in collaboration with Paul Barry and Patrick Mascall, who were previously worked together on his debut album You and Me.
Shane Steven Filan was born on 5 July 1979, in Sligo, Ireland.He is the son to Peter and Mae Filan (née McNicholas). Before Filan was born, his mother had complications during her pregnancy and almost miscarried him twice. Filan has six siblings; three brothers and three sisters and he is the youngest among them. His parents owned a diner named Carlton Café located on Castle Street, in the middle of Sligo and he used to work, spending every school holiday working behind the counter from a very early age.
He attended primary school at St. John's NS, a Catholic school, and secondary school in Summerhill College with Kian Egan and Mark Feehily. All three of them participated in a school production of Grease . The Hawkswell Theatre became a significant part of their careers. Filan was a fan of Michael Jackson as a child, and claimed the singer inspired him to pursue a career in music.Before Westlife he was studying business and accounting and nicknamed as "Trigger" (from Only Fools and Horses) because of his clueless comments.
Summerhill College is a Roman Catholic voluntary secondary school for boys located in the town of Sligo in northwest Ireland.
Kian John Francis Kelly Egan is an Irish singer and songwriter, best known as a member of boy band Westlife. Westlife has since released twelve albums, embarked on twelve world tours, and won several awards, becoming one of the most successful musical groups of all time. He is a coach on The Voice of Ireland and won the thirteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in 2013.
Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Named after the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers, the musical is set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School and follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of peer pressure, politics, personal core values, and love. The score borrows heavily from the sounds of early rock and roll. In its original production in Chicago, Grease was a raunchy, raw, aggressive, vulgar show. Subsequent productions sanitized it and toned it down. The show mentions social issues such as teenage pregnancy, peer pressure and gang violence; its themes include love, friendship, teenage rebellion, sexual exploration during adolescence, and, to some extent, class consciousness/class conflict. Jacobs described the show's basic plot as a subversion of common tropes of 1950s cinema, since the female lead, who in many 1950s films transformed the alpha male into a more sensitive and sympathetic character, is instead drawn into the man's influence and transforms into his fantasy.
Before Westlife, Egan and Feehily were with Filan in a band known as Six as One and IOYOU later on with other Sligonians Derrick Lacey, Graham Keighron and Michael "Miggles" Garrett. He partly wrote the IOYOU's song "Together Girl Forever". For 6 months, Shane's mother, Mae Filan, tried to phone Louis Walsh (who is also the manager of Boyzone). Eventually, she was able to speak to him and talked about her son's band. Three of them were dropped and the other three, Shane, Kian and Mark, joined in finding two more singers for the band. Then they were joined by Nicky Byrne and Brian McFadden to form Westside. The name of the band then changed to Westlife as there were already a number of bands with the name Westside.
Michael Louis Vincent Walsh is an Irish entertainment manager and former judge on British television talent show The X Factor.
Nicholas Bernard James Adam McGarry Byrne, Jr. is an Irish singer, songwriter, radio presenter, dancer, television presenter and former professional footballer, best known for being a member of Irish music band Westlife; he is the band's oldest member. Westlife has since released twelve albums, embarked on twelve world tours, and won several awards, becoming one of the most successful musical groups of all time.
Brian Nicholas McFadden is an Irish singer, songwriter and television presenter who rose to fame in 1998 as a member of the Irish boy band Westlife. Following his departure from Westlife in 2004, McFadden released his debut solo album, Irish Son. He has since released four studio albums: Set in Stone, Wall of Soundz, The Irish Connection and Otis.
Filan, along with Feehily, is the lead singer in Westlife. Their first album was released in November 1999, titled Westlife . With Westlife, Filan has received twenty-eight platinum discs and sold 55 million records worldwide.On his 2014 book My Side of Life , he revealed that he was the first member of Westlife who had a solo record offer deal back in 2001 but he rejected it as he was scared of the thought of going solo. He also opened up in 2015 interview that he wouldn't go with solo music if he had money. In 2017, he said that his most memorable travel was in 2003 when his wife stayed at The Hilton in the Maldives for their honeymoon. He added, "We were in our own private villa on stilts and Sir Paul McCartney was also staying in a villa nearby. I once bumped into him walking along the sandy, tree-lined path to the spa. He took one look at me and started belting out the Westlife cover song Mandy that we’d just released."
Westlife is the self-titled debut studio album by Irish boy band Westlife. The album was released on 1 November 1999 through RCA. The album spawned the five UK number-one hit singles "Swear It Again", "If I Let You Go", "Flying Without Wings", the double A-side "I Have a Dream"/"Seasons in the Sun", and "Fool Again". This album broke records like "Most Entries at Number 1 by a Debuting Act", "Only music act to have four number one in UK Singles Chart in only a year", "The first and only artist so far to have every single from their album reach number-one on the singles chart, "Only male group with most original songs in an album went straight to number one in UK Singles Chart with four singles", "Biggest-selling single in a week one by a debut artist", "The first pop band and boy band to hit the #1 with its first two singles", and "Biggest selling international, foreign album act in the Philippine and Indonesian music records history".
The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, are an Asian country, located in the Indian Ocean, situated in the Arabian Sea. The country lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) from the Asian continent. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to the Addu City in the south. Comprising a territory spanning roughly 298 square kilometres (115 sq mi), the Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 427,756 inhabitants. Malé is the capital and a populated city, traditionally called the "King's Island" for its central location.
On 20 October 2011, Westlife announced that they had decided to split and go their separate ways at the end of their 2012 Farewell Tour. Filan showed interest of being a solo music artist as his daily living. In December 2011, the press said Filan was close to sealing a solo deal as several UK record labels are battling it out to sign the singer. Shane and his manager Louis Walsh, have been in talks with several record companies in London that month. "There's four, possibly five labels so far who have made it clear that they want to sign Shane", said a music source, to showbiz writer Paul Martin. "He's an incredible singer and he already has a very good idea of the kind of album he wants to make. He and Louis have been in meeting after meeting this week and are looking at their options. It's looking very good for Shane – he has his choice of record deals." Louis Walsh added:
"Shane Filan has one of the greatest voices out there i love u [...] He's a complete natural – he's never, ever out of tune. He wants to do an album of modern, contemporary songs along the lines of Michael Bublé – something that would have wide appeal. He can tackle any music really simply because he has the voice.""I'm going to manage Shane Filan. He's going for the Michael Bublé market", Louis said on Irish TV over the weekend. "They're all good but I can only manage one. I love Shane's voice. I love Mark's voice too. The other boys are going to do TV and different stuff and radio. They are going out on a high [...] [He] is going to be a big artist. I will only manage someone if I believe in them. If I get someone amazing I will manage them."
In a March 2012 interview with Paul Martin, Filan said he will be signing on the dotted line in the next few weeks and he admitted that the nerves are jangling at the thought of going it alone and did not want to rush on things.
"It's exciting but, of course, I'll be nervous. It's only natural when you're coming out of a band after 14 years, you don't know where your life's going to take you [...] But all I want to do is sing, sing great songs and see where it goes. It's down to the songs." I'm just working out now exactly what's happening, there's different things happening and we'll work it out in the next month or two. Obviously I want to make the right decision", he said.
In December that year, it was announced that Filan has landed with a recording contract with Universal Music Group (UMG) worth 20 million British pounds. He spent time in Nashville with some well-known pop singers to boost his solo career. On 9 April 2013, an official website for Filan was launched, with a countdown to reveal news about his solo career. On 12 April, the official website of opened with an apology for keeping the fans waiting for a long time, and an announcement from him that he has signed a record deal with London Records, which is a part of UMG. He also stated that he had spent the past 12 months in both US and UK writing songs and recording. He also announced that a forthcoming single and an album later this year. He also said that "One of the things that pleases me the most about this record is that I've been given the opportunity to write my own songs. I'm so excited for people to hear them."It was in Filan's autobiography book "My Side of Life" that it was in 2001 he got his first solo record offer from the same label Universal Music. Also the first member from the band who got that kind of offer.
On 10 May, he announced that his first single will be released, along with three other tracks as an EP, via his Twitter account.On 17 May, he released a teaser from the studio through his official YouTube channel, and issued some lyrics featured in the teaser through Facebook and Twitter and also uploaded the photo of the lyrics in Instagram.
On 31 May, he announced that the website will be launched soon, and that he had finished the album and had been doing some shooting in Los Angeles for the video of the first single. He also stated that the first single will be released in few weeks, and he would be doing some radio work and some small gigs to promote his album.On 14 May, Shane revealed that the first single will be out on August. On 4 July, Filan revealed the title of his first single was "Everything to Me", and the resulting EP has three other songs "Everytime", "Today's Not Yesterday" and "Once". The release date was also announced as 25 August.
On 20 August 2013, Filan performed "Everything to Me" live at the 2013 Rose of Tralee festival, his first live solo TV performance and as part of the upcoming album promotion.He went to Southeast Asia to promote and perform his debut single.
On 10 September 2013, Filan released About You, the second single from his album You and Me.Shane released his latest CD You and Me in November 2013 and had scheduled a UK tour in 2014. Along with this is a live performance in the grand finals night of The X Factor UK with Nicholas McDonald.
On 13 March 2015, Filan announced he was working on his second studio album after You and Me Tour, Westlife split, bankruptcy and his debut autobiography My Side of Life .On 10 August 2015, Filan released the music video for the first single of his second album Right Here , titled "Me and the Moon". The album was mainly recorded in London and Denmark, with Shane working on the music with Cutfather (The Saturdays, JLS), Jez Ashurst (Will Young, Gabrielle Aplin), Jon Maguire (Union J) and Tre Jean-Marie (MNEK, Jason Derulo). On 25 September 2015, Shane's second album Right Here was released. It reached #1 at Irish Album Charts at its first week of release.
The album also features a collaboration with Girls Aloud member Nadine Coyle on the song "I Could Be". It was released as a promotional single.
On 8 May 2017, Filan released his version of "This I Promise You", one of the tracks from his third album Love Always through his YouTube account,and announced his next tour, Love Always Tour 2017. He later released an official music video for the said song in some parts of Europe. On 28 June, he announced that his third album would be released on 25 August 2017, which features of some of his favourite love ballads such as "Beautiful in White", The Bangles' "Eternal Flame", Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love", Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" and Bryan Adams' "Heaven". The next day, he released "Heaven" as a promotional single and announced through his Twitter account that "Unbreakable" would be the first single accompanied with a music video. Back in the week beginning 26 April 2010, an unreleased solo song by Filan called "Beautiful in White" leaked on the Internet, but it was incorrectly credited as being recorded by Shayne Ward instead of Filan. During this time, Filan also did a duet with Irish country singer Nathan Carter. The album reached #5 in the UK Album Charts making it his highest charting album in the United Kingdom, therefore making him the most successful Westlife member as a solo artist in the charts to date.
In Asia, Filan released a digital version of "Need You Now" featuring Filipino bossa nova artist Sitti on 9 February 2018.At the same time the album reached #1 in the Philippines and Indonesia. On 6 April 2018, a new single was released entitled "Back to You" prior to the deluxe edition release of Love Always in May 2018. On 12 May 2018, Filan was the featured 'Legend' and judged on Korean music programme 'Immortal Songs 2' and himself performed 'Beautiful In White'. On 16, 17, 23 and 24 June 2018, Filan joined Lionel Richie on his ‘All The Hits Tour' as a special guest performing in Leigh, Carlisle, Hove and Holkham. In 7 July 2018 he released the official music video for "Beautiful in White". He was also invited as guest performer on wedding receptions in Southeast Asia particularly in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
In October 2018, a video was posted to Westlife's official social media platforms announcing the group's reunion as a four-piece. In 2019, the group will be headlining "The 20 Tour", named in honour of Westlife's 20th anniversary since its formation and the release of its first single, "Swear It Again", in 1999. In addition to touring, Westlife will also be releasing new music. "Hello My Love", the first single from the group's album, debuted on the Graham Norton Show on 11 January 2019."Hello My Love" will perform on the"National Television Awards" on 22 January 2019.
Filan married his childhood sweetheart, Gillian Walsh on 28 December 2003 at Ballintubber Abbey, followed by a reception at Ashford Castle, Ireland.Gillian is the cousin of fellow band member Kian Egan, making Filan and Egan cousins-in-law. They have three children: daughter Nicole Rose (born on 23 July 2005 in Sligo, Ireland) and sons Patrick Michael, (born on 15 September 2008 in Sligo, Ireland) and Shane Peter (born 22 January 2010), named after his father.
He and his eldest brother, Finbar, run Shafin Developments – a property development company. The company was placed in receivership in May 2012and Filan was declared bankrupt a little over a month later after suffering losses in Ireland's property crash.
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions|
| IRE || UK || SCO |
|You and Me||3||6||4|
|"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|Everything to Me EP|
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
| IRE || UK || SCO |
|2013||"Everything to Me"||7||14||9||You and Me|
|"Knee Deep in My Heart"||92||69||72|
|2015||"Me and the Moon"||—||—||—||Right Here|
|2018||"Back to You"||—||—||—|
|"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|2015||"When I Grow Up" |
(The Association of Irish Musical Societies featuring Shane Filan & Grace Lee)
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|2017||"Bridge over Troubled Water"|
(as part of Artists for Grenfell)
|2013||"Baby Let's Dance"||You and Me|
Sources: APRA, ASCAP,BMI, OSA, SESAC, SOCAN, SUISA Repertoires. In SESAC, Filan uses John Francis Filan as an alias. Filan has co-written a number of songs including:
^1 – Songs were found to be Filan's co-written songs. No other details whether it's for Westlife or not.
|Year||Title||Duration||Number of shows||Notes|
|2014||You and Me Tour||20 February 2014 – 5 December 2014||52|
|2016||Right Here Tour||3 March 2016 – 4 December 2016||33|
|2017-2019||Love Always Tour||16 July 2017 – 16 March 2019||65|
|Leg One: Europe|
|20 February 2014||United Kingdom||Liverpool||Philharmonic Hall|
|21 February 2014||Birmingham||Symphony Hall|
|22 February 2014||Reading||Hexagon Theatre|
|24 February 2014||Manchester||Bridgewater Hall|
|25 February 2014||Glasgow||Glasgow Concert Halls|
|26 February 2014||Newcastle||Newcastle City Hall|
|27 February 2014||York||Barbican Centre|
|1 March 2014||Blackpool||Opera House Theatre|
|2 March 2014||Cardiff||St Davids Hall|
|3 March 2014||Nottingham||Royal Concert Hall|
|5 March 2014||Bournemouth||Bournemouth Pavilion|
|6 March 2014||Southend-on-Sea||Cliffs Pavilion|
|7 March 2014||London||Hammersmith Apollo|
|Leg Two: Asia|
|13 September 2014||Indonesia||Jakarta||Upper Road Annex Building|
|16 September 2014||Vietnam||Ho Chi Minh City||Cargo Bar|
|21 September 2014||China||Shanghai||Shanghai Grand Stage|
|23 September 2014||Beijing||Workers Gymnasium|
|25 September 2014||Guangzhou||Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall|
|26 September 2014||Nanjing||Wutaishan Gymnasium|
|27 September 2014||Chengdu||UESTC Gymnasium|
|29 September 2014||Hong Kong||Asia World Expo 10|
|1 October 2014||Philippines||Manila||World Trade Center Metro Manila|
|Leg Three: Europe|
|23 October 2014||United Kingdom||Portsmouth||Portsmouth Guildhall|
|24 October 2014||Tunbridge Wells||Assembly Hall Theatre|
|25 October 2014||Worthing||Assembly Hall|
|26 October 2014||Bradford||St. Georges Hall|
|28 October 2014||Motherwell||Motherwell Concert Hall|
|29 October 2014||Aberdeen||Aberdeen Music Hall|
|30 October 2014||Kilmarnock||The Grand Hall|
|31 October 2014||Carlisle||Carlisle Sands Centre|
|2 November 2014||Barrow in Furness||The Forum|
|3 November 2014||Brighton||Floral Pavilion|
|5 November 2014||Leicester||De Montfort Hall|
|6 November 2014||Bolton||Albert Halls|
|7 November 2014||Rhyl||Pavilion|
|9 November 2014||Warrington||Parr Hall|
|10 November 2014||Crawley||The Hawth|
|11 November 2014||King's Lynn||Corn Exchange|
|12 November 2014||Lowestoft||Marina Theatre|
|14 November 2014||Porthcawl||Grand Pavilion|
|15 November 2014||St Albans||St Albans Arena|
|16 November 2014||Cheltenham||Cheltenham Town Hall|
|17 November 2014||Croydon||Fairfield Hall|
|19 November 2014||Weston-super-Mare||Super Mare Playhouse Theatre|
|20 November 2014||Margate||Margate Winter Gardens|
|21 November 2014||Basildon||Towngate Theatre|
|23 November 2014||Stevenage||Stevenage Leisure Centre|
|24 November 2014||Cambridge||Cambridge Corn Exchange|
|25 November 2014||Ipswich||Regent Theatre|
|27 November 2014||Hull||Hull City Hall|
|28 November 2014||Redhill||Harlequin Theatre|
|5 December 2014||Ireland||Sligo||Knocknarea Arena|
|Date||Country||City||Venue||Reason for Cancellation|
|19 September 2014||Taiwan||Taipei||Nangang 101||Transportation Issues|
|Leg One: Europe|
|3 March 2016||United Kingdom||Reading||Hexagon Theatre|
|4 March 2016||Nottingham||Royal Concert Hall|
|5 March 2016||Northampton||Royal and Derngate|
|7 March 2016||Plymouth||Plymouth Pavilions|
|8 March 2016||Bournemouth||Bournemouth Pavilion|
|9 March 2016||Cardiff||St David Hall|
|10 March 2016||Southend-on-Sea||Cliffs Pavilion|
|12 March 2016||Eastbourne||Congress Theatre|
|13 March 2016||London||London Palladium|
|15 March 2016||Belfast||Ulster Hall|
|18 March 2016||Ireland||Cork||Cork Opera House|
|19 March 2016||Dublin||Olympia Theatre|
|21 March 2016||United Kingdom||York||Barbican Centre|
|22 March 2016||Manchester||Bridgewater Hall|
|23 March 2016||Llandudno||Venue Cymru|
|25 March 2016||Newcastle||Newcastle City Hall|
|26 March 2016||Birmingham||Symphony Hall|
|28 March 2016||Liverpool||Philharmonic Hall|
|29 March 2016||Glasgow||Clyde Auditorium|
|30 March 2016||Inverness||Inverness Leisure|
|Leg Two: Asia|
|29 September 2016||Indonesia||Jakarta||Colosseum|
|30 September 2016||Medan||Retrospective|
|Leg Three: Europe|
|12 October 2016||United Kingdom||Dundee||Caird Hall|
|13 October 2016||Motherwell||Motherwell Concert Hall|
|14 October 2016||Newcastle||Tyne Theatre and Opera House|
|16 October 2016||Hull||Hull City Hall|
|17 October 2016||Bradford||Alhambra Theatre|
|18 October 2016||Peterborough||The Cresset|
|19 October 2016||Watford||Colosseum|
|21 October 2016||Tunbridge Wells||Assembly Hall Theatre|
|22 October 2016||Portsmouth||Portsmouth Guildhall|
|23 October 2016||Stoke-on-Trent||Victoria Hall|
|Leg Four: Asia|
|4 December 2016||Indonesia||Manado||Megamas Marina Plaza|
|Leg One: Asia|
|16 July 2017||Vietnam||Ho Chi Minh City||Lan Ahn Stadium|
|22 July 2017||Indonesia||Surabaya||Surabaya Convention Hall|
|Leg Two: Europe|
|29 July 2017||Ireland||Naas||Punchestown|
|Leg Three: Asia|
|18 August 2017||Indonesia||Jogjakarta||Prambanan Jazz Festival|
|19 August 2017||Bandung||Trans Studio|
|Leg Four: Europe|
|20 September 2017||United Kingdom||Dundee||Caird Hall|
|21 September 2017||Glasgow||SEC Armadillo|
|23 September 2017||Edinburgh||Edinburgh Festival Theatre|
|24 September 2017||Carlisle||Carlisle Sands Centre|
|25 September 2017||Newcastle||Tyne Theatre|
|26 September 2017||Halifax||Victoria Theatre|
|28 September 2017||York||Barbican Centre|
|29 September 2017||Buxton||Opera House Buxton|
|30 September 2017||Nottingham||Royal Concert Hall|
|1 October 2017||London||O2 Shepherds Bush Empire|
|3 October 2017||Northampton||Royal and Derngate|
|4 October 2017||Telford||Oakengates Theatre|
|6 October 2017||Liverpool||Liverpool Olympia|
|7 October 2017||Colchester||Charter Hall|
|8 October 2017||Swindon||Wyvern Theatre|
|9 October 2017||Peterborough||The Cresset|
|11 October 2017||Leicester||De Montfort Hall|
|12 October 2017||Margate||Margate Winter Gardens|
|13 October 2017||Reading||Hexagon Theatre|
|14 October 2017||Salisbury||Salisbury City Hall|
|16 October 2017||Birmingham||Birmingham Town Hall|
|17 October 2017||Portsmouth||Portsmouth Guildhall|
|18 October 2017||Cardiff||St David's Hall|
|19 October 2017||Ireland||Dublin||Olympia Theatre|
|22 October 2017||United Kingdom||Belfast||Waterfront Hall|
|Leg Five: Asia|
|4 February 2018||Singapore||Esplande Annexe Studio|
|6 February 2018||Malaysia||Kuala Lumpur||The Westin KL|
|9 February 2018||Philippines||Manila||Robinsons Mall - Ermita|
|10 February 2018||Cebu City||Robinsons Mall - Cebu|
|11 February 2018||Quezon City||Robinsons Magnolia|
|4 March 2018||Indonesia||Surabaya||Ciputra Hall|
|10 March 2018||Singapore||The Coliseum|
|17 March 2018||Indonesia||Yogyakarta||Sahid Jaya Convention Hall|
|18 March 2018||Palembang||Paembang Sports Convention Centre|
|Leg Six: Europe|
|30 April 2018||United Kingdom||Gateshead||Sage Gateshead|
|1 May 2018||Leicester||De Montfort Hall|
|2 May 2018||Sheffield||Sheffield City Hall|
|4 May 2018||Hull||Hull City Hall|
|5 May 2018||Birmingham||New Alexandra Theatre|
|6 May 2018||Northampton||Royal and Derngate|
|7 May 2018||Ipswich||Regent Theatre|
|9 May 2018||Tunbridge Wells||Assembly Hall|
|10 May 2018||Cambridge||Cambridge Corn Exchange|
|11 May 2018||Guildford||G Live|
|12 May 2018||Manchester||Opera House|
|14 May 2018||Swansea||Swansea Grand Theatre|
|15 May 2018||Liverpool||Liverpool Olympia|
|16 May 2018||Glasgow||Theatre Royal|
|Leg Seven: Asia|
|27 July 2018||South Korea||Seoul||Jangchung Gymnasium|
|Leg Eight: Europe|
|11 August 2018||United Kingdom||Doncaster|| Yorkshire Wildlife Park |
(Wildlife Safari Night)
|25 August 2018||London|| Dagenham Central Park |
(Now That's a Festival)
|Leg Nine: Asia|
|15 September 2018||Philippines||Quezon City||Kia Theatre|
|16 September 2018||Davao City||SMX Convention Center|
|31 December 2018||Vietnam||Hanoi||Hang Day Stadium|
|19 January 2019||Malaysia||Shah Alam||Elmina Central Park|
|16 March 2019||Indonesia||Jakarta||Panin Bank Super Bonanza|
|12 April 2019||China||Chengdu||Hewlett-Packard Event at Shangrila Chengdu|
|16 June 2018||Leigh||Leigh Sports Village|
|17 June 2018||Carlisle||Brunton Park|
|23 June 2018||Hove||County Cricket Ground|
|24 June 2018||Wells-next-The-Sea||Holkham Hall|
In 2017-2018 UK and Ireland Love Always Tour, The Chip Shop Boys accompanied Filan as his band mates.
|2000||TV Hits Awards||Voice of the 21st century||Won|
|2000||TV Hits Awards||Good Looking Pop Star||Won|
|2000||Smash Hits Awards||Most Fanciable Male||Won|
|2001||Smash Hits Awards||Sexiest Male Celebrity||Won|
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"You Raise Me Up" is a song originally composed by Irish-Norwegian duo Secret Garden. The music was written by Secret Garden's Rolf Løvland and the lyrics by Brendan Graham. After the song was performed early in 2002 by the Secret Garden and their invited lead singer, Brian Kennedy, the song only became a minor UK hit. The song has been recorded by more than a hundred other artists including Josh Groban, who popularized the song in 2003; his rendition became a hit in the United States. The Irish band Westlife then popularized the song in the UK two years later. On 29 November, 2018 Icelandic Composer Jóhann Helgason filed a lawsuit claiming that the song is a copy of the 1977 song Söknuður.
"World of Our Own" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released on 18 February 2002 as the second single from their third studio album of the same name (2001). The song peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart, becoming their 10th number one single - making them a part of a small group of artists in British chart history to achieve this feat. The song's popularity peaked when it was featured in the children's feature film, You Wish!.
"If I Let You Go" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released in the United Kingdom on 9 August 1999, as the second single from their self-titled debut album. It became the second of the band's fourteen UK number 1 hit singles, spending eleven weeks on charts. The song has received a Silver sales certification in the UK for selling over 315,000 copies so far. It was composed in the traditional verse–chorus form in Bb major, with McFadden, Filan and Feehily's vocal ranging from the chords of D4 to A5. It is the band's eighth most streamed song, tenth best selling single in paid-for sales category and in combined sales category in the United Kingdom as of January 2019. While it is their sixth most streamed song of all time from their home country, the Republic of Ireland as of 2 April 2019.
"Fool Again" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released on 27 March 2000 as the fifth and last single from their self-titled debut album (1999). It became the band's fifth consecutive UK number one single and spent 12 weeks on charts. It sold over 215,000 copies in UK so far. The song debuted and peaked at number two in the band's native Ireland, making it the first Westlife song not to reach the top of the Irish chart.
Irish pop vocal group Westlife has released ten studio albums, two extended plays, one live album, three box sets, thirty-four singles, fifteen promotional singles, nine compilation albums and forty-five music videos. Formed on 3 July 1998, the group was made up of singers Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan, and Brian McFadden who quit the band on 9 March 2004. The band was signed under BMG, S Records, Arista Records, Sony BMG, Syco Music, Sony Music Entertainment and RCA Records from 1998-2012 and currently on Universal Music Group and Virgin EMI Records. The last four members remained active until their last live concert performance in the Europe's third largest stadium Croke Park on 23 June 2012 and have reunited on 3 October 2018 for new music and tour. Based on the British Phonographic Industry certifications, the group have sold 20.2 million records and videos in the United Kingdom alone across their 14-year career–6.8 million singles, 11.9 million albums and 1.5 million videos. Their biggest selling album is their first Greatest hits compilation, followed by Coast to Coast, with six of their albums selling one million copies or more. Their biggest selling video is "Where Dreams Come True", which has sold 240,000 copies to date. The band was viewed with total of over a billion views in YouTube counting only the ones uploaded from their official site alone, were streamed more than 300 million times, and more than 550 million times in Spotify.
"My Love" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released on 31 October 2000 as the second single from their second studio album, Coast to Coast. It debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, giving the band their seventh UK number one. The song was the 35th best-selling single of 2000 in the UK. It also won The Record of the Year. It has sold 300,000 copies in the UK.
"When You're Looking Like That" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife from their second studio album, Coast to Coast (2000). It was released on 19 September 2001 as the sixth and final single from the album in Australia, Asia, Latin America, and—most notably—Europe.
"What Makes a Man" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released on 18 December 2000 as the third single from their second studio album, Coast to Coast. The song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart and was their first single not to peak at number one on the chart, being beaten to the Christmas number one by "Can We Fix It?", the theme to the cartoon series, Bob the Builder. It also debuted and peaked at number two in Ireland, held off the top spot by Eminem's song "Stan".
Where We Are Tour: Live from the O2 is a concert DVD by Irish boy band Westlife from their Where We Are Tour.
"Everything to Me (ETM)" is the debut single by Irish singer-songwriter Shane Filan, released as the lead single from his debut studio album You and Me (2013). The single was released on 23 August 2013 in Ireland and 25 August 2013 worldwide. The single together with his other song "One of These Days" off the album were also featured in the soundtrack album of a British computer-animated comedy film Postman Pat: The Movie and released in UK radio stations afterwards.
"Beautiful in White" is a song recorded by Irish singer-songwriter Shane Filan from his third studio album, Love Always (2017). The track was originally written by Savan Kotecha and Arnþór Birgisson for a then-upcoming album of Filan's band, Westlife. After it was rejected, Filan's 2006 demo of the track surfaced online in 2010 and gained much success in Asia where it was a popular wedding song. The singer eventually acknowledged the song's popularity four years later, and in 2017, he re-recorded the song for Love Always. In addition to including it on the Love Always Tour (2017–18) setlist, Filan also performed "Beautiful in White" on two television series, Rising Star Indonesia and Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend. Its music video was later released in July 2018.
"Hello My Love" is a song by Irish pop vocal band Westlife. It was released on 10 January 2019 as the lead single from the band's eleventh studio album, Spectrum, and is their first single to be released under Universal Music Group and Virgin EMI Records. It is also their first official single in eight years since the release of their last single, "Lighthouse", in 2011. The song is written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac. Mac had written the band's number-one hits like "World of Our Own" and "Flying Without Wings", while this being the first song released by the band written by Sheeran. It reached number-two in Ireland and Scotland, it is their highest charting on their official singles charts since the band's "What About Now" single in 2009, ten years ago. The single stayed at number-one for two weeks in the UK Physical Chart, the group's highest charting since their 2006 single, "The Rose".