Sheffield Arena

  1. Rihanna Announces U.K. Arena Tour

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rihanna will play a tour of U.K. arenas in May 2010. The Live-Nation promoted tour will call at eight U.K. venues including the O2 Arena in London. The Barbadian R&B artist recently launched her new album, "Rated R" (SRP/Def Jam), in ...

  2. Leona Lewis Confirms First U.K. Tour

    November 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Leona Lewis has announced her first U.K. and Ireland tour, which will visit 10 arenas in May and June next year. It follows the singer's first full U.K. concert at London's Hackney Empire in London earlier this month (Billboard.biz, Nov. ...

  3. Michael Buble Plays U.K. Arenas In 2010

    October 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Buble will set out on a seven-date U.K. tour in May 2010 in support of his latest studio set "Crazy Love" (143/Reprise). The Canadian crooner's "Crazy Love" U.K. tour commences May 6 at the 12,500-cacity Sheffield ...

  4. Lady Gaga Announces U.K. Arena Dates

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's recently crowned Rising Star of the Year Lady Gaga is to play a 9-date U.K. arena tour in February and March 2010 as part of her worldwide "The Monster Ball" solo tour. The U.K. trek begins Feb. 10 at Nottingham Arena an ...

  5. Arctic Monkeys' Arena Tour Of U.K., Ireland

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Arctic Monkeys has announced a string of arena dates for the U.K. and Ireland this November, following the chart-topping release of its third studio album "Humbug" (Domino) in the U.K. Starting at Liverpool's Echo Aren ...

  6. Muse Announces European Tour

    June 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Muse has confirmed a 30-date European tour including British and Irish arena dates in support of its forthcoming album "The Resistance." Starting at Sheffield Arena on Nov. 4, the U.K. and Irish dates run through Liverpool ...

  7. Spandau Ballet Reforms For World Tour

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. '80s pop act Spandau Ballet has reformed for a world tour, following a reconciliation among the five members a decade after a bitter court battle over royalties. The reunion after 20 years was announced today (March 25) on board HMS Belf ...

  8. Tina Turner Postpones U.K. Shows

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Tina Turner has postponed her U.K. shows this week because she is suffering from respiratory flu. The singer was due to perform her fifth O2 arena date in London tonight (March 11) and Sheffield Arena on March 12. The tour is promoted by AEG Live. ...

  9. LN, TM Merger: European Regulatory Challenges Ahead

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Live Nation/Ticketmaster declined to comment on its specific merger approval strategy for Europe, but the deal is likely to require clearance by the European Commission. Both companies are operational in multiple European Union member states and a ...

  10. Oasis Plots U.K. Arena Tour

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis has announced an 18-date arena tour on the day it premiered comeback single "The Shock of the Lightning" on British radio. The band will follow its North American dates with a British tour that launches with two night ...

  11. Simple Minds Hit 30

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran Scottish rock act Simple Minds is to mark its 30th anniversary with six U.K. performances of the critically-lauded 1982 album "New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)." The group has announced shows in six British cities during November and ...

  12. Vickers Upped At Live Nation

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has elevated David Vickers to senior VP, international venue development. Vickers has served as division manager since 2002, a role which saw him tasked with overseeing the live music giant's U.K. music venues, which include the C ...

  13. Cocker Rewarded With Royal Gong

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Joe Cocker collected an OBE, an Order of the British Empire, during an official ceremony Thursday at Buckingham Palace in London. The veteran singer was confirmed for the accolade in mid-June when the Queen's Birthday Honours List was publish ...