This week on Spotlight we are looking at the biggest chart topping, pop smashers available on Eventim right now. From Little Mix to the Killers these poptastic acts are all regular visitors to the top 5 spots of the chart.
The 2011 Xfactor winners are coming to the Hammersmith Apollo in February! With their winning combination of catchy, girl-power pop and well-practised live cohesion, Little Mix are bound to have the place jumping and jiving. Their second single Wings followed on from the enormous success of the winners’ song, Cannonball and was Number One in the UK, selling over 100,000 copies in its first week.
UK pop-sweetheart Cheryl Cole (now performing as simply “Cheryl”) embarks on her first national solo tour this October. The Girls Aloud star is now an international phenomenon; her British charm, incredibly energetic performance style and an ever-increasing catalogue of hits will make her tour a definite sell-out. Her recent single Call My Name sold 152,000 copies in its first week and is the fastest selling track of the year.
We have tickets for more chart-topping artists at Eventim – global superstar Nicki Minaj comes to the UK! With her garish appearance and in-your-face attitude, she has taken the world by storm and her debut album Pink Friday went platinum within a month of its release. Her follow-up album was even more successful, topping the charts around the world, selling over 1,000,000 copies!
International superstar Jennifer Lopez is coming to The O2 and the Manchester Arena this October, with her Dance Again tour! J-Lo has been at the forefront of the entertainment world since the late 90’s – she is a singer, producer, actress, dancer and businesswoman. Her 2011 single, On the Floor proved that she is here to stay by reaching Number One across the world.
Our most contemporary pop chart-topper is Sam and the Womp. The band’s debut single, Bom Bom went straight to Number One, selling over 100,000 copies in its first week. The super catchy single will be stuck in your head all day its success will guarantee these shows being a sell-out!
English rapper and producer, Example, will be embarking on his latest tour, His massive number 1 track “Changed the way you kiss me” perched atop the charts for 2 straight weeks and sold over 582,000 copies. After blowing away V fest with his new singles “Say Nothing” and “Perfect Replacement” his latest tour is definitely not one to miss out on. With four dates left, playing, Norwich, Bournemouth, Cardiff and Brighton be sure you don’t miss him before he goes back into the studio with Blur’s Graham Coxon to record his new album.
The biggest dance act in the UK this year DJ Fresh has racked up 2 massive number ones this year. ‘Louder’, the first ever dubstep number one in the UK and ‘Hot Right Now’ featuring the fabulous Rita Ora which is the first ever Drum & Bass track to get to number one in the UK. Following this massive success you can catch him playing at Portsmouth Pyramids in what is sure to be a mind blowing show feraturing a full live band.
2009 X-Factor winner Joe McElderry may have lost out on his Christmas number 1 spot to a rising of angry Rage Against the Machine fans but even they couldn’t hold back the massive chart topping power of his Miley Cyrus cover ‘The Climb’ which literally climbed to the top spot a few weeks later as the New Year number one. Get your tickets here and catch him in Newcastle and London.
American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young created Owl City while experimenting in his parents’ basement, he probably never thought he would create the 20th most downloaded track of all time. Fireflies stayed at number one for three consecutive weeks in the UK and was certified triple-platinum in the US and Silver in the UK. You can catch him in October on his latest UK tour, get your tickets here.
Las Vegas rock legend and chart toppers The Killers return to the UK for two massive Birmingham shows where they will be playing all their biggest hits, Mr Brightside, When You Were Young and the giant number one Human. They have had three album at number one in the charts consecutively and are arguable the biggest rock band in the charts right now. Having just released a brand new album they are sure to be back in popular demand. Make sure you get your tickets before these chart charmers sell out.