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When you stay at Crowne Plaza London – Docklands, you may well take a visit to the famous O2 arena. We have listed the latest events at the iconic landmark, to ensure you don’t miss a thing!
Drake – Would You Like a Tour 2014: 24-26 March 2014
Drake's new album Nothing Was The Same has already been certified Platinum in the US and features his brand new single Too Much, due to be released on 9 December.
Following their collaboration on the track Live For, fellow Canadian TheWeeknd will be joining Drake as a special guest here. The track - which clocked up over half a million plays on Soundcloud in one day when revealed online earlier this year - is taken from TheWeeknd's second full-length album Kiss Land which was released to critical acclaim in September.
The Wanted: 27 March 2014
The Wanted release their third studio album, Word Of Mouth, on 4 November. The album promises to be a combination of classic pop as well as exploring new ground. Word Of Mouth arguably features the most hit singles on any one pop album this year, including massive hit singles Chasing The Sun, I Found You, Walks Like Rihanna and We Own The Night.
Justin Timberlake: 1-2 April 2014
This gig will be the first time Justin Timberlake has performed his own show at The O2 since his FutureSex/LoveShow tour in July 2007. Earlier this year he performed his new material during the Brit Awards.
The 20/20 Experience, has been critically well received and is the year's best selling album with over 3.5 million sold to date worldwide.
The Four Tops & The Temptations: 3 April 2014
Timeless Motown legends Four Tops and The Temptations will be back in the UK in 2014 to relive the R&B and soul classics that delivered Detroit to music history. Special guests joining the bill for these memorable shows will be The Platters and Freda Payne.
Gary Barlow: 5-6 April 2014
X Factor judge and chief Take That songwriter Gary Barlow will be bringing his solo tour to The O2 on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April.
His gig will tie in with the release of his first solo album, Since I Saw You Last, in 14 years. With Take That Gary has released eight number one albums, which have collectively sold more than 30 million copies. He has also been party to 15 number one singles, sold seven million concert tickets, and been the proud recipient of six Ivor Novello Awards.
Johnny Mathis: 8 April 2014
Mathis has been entertaining audiences since the mid-fifties with his laid back brand of lush pop music including the hits A Certain Smile, Twelfth Of Never, Winter Wonderland, I'm Stone In Love With You and When A Child Is Born.
This gig announcement follows the release of his latest studio album Let It Be Me: Mathis is Nashville - his first foray into country classics.
Elbow: 16 April 2014
The band are currently working on their sixth studio album in Salford which is due for release in March 2014. As with previous albums, the platinum Build a Rocket Boys! and multi-platinum The Seldom Seen Kid, the production and mixing of the album is being undertaken by keyboardist Craig Potter.
McBusted: 24 April 2014
Following the astonishing success of their brief reunion at the Royal Albert Hall on the occasion of McFly's tenth anniversary concert, Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd have announced that they will join forces with James Bourne and Matt Willis to form supergroup McBusted for a full UK arena tour.
Fans have been clamouring for the guys to take the Busted/McFly reunion to the next level and now they're going to, under the moniker McBusted, they will perform in arenas to their legions of fans across the UK who can expect a shamelessly nostalgic set full of everyone's favourite Busted and McFly hits, with a few surprise gems thrown into the mix.
Miley Cyrus Bangerz World Tour: 6 May 2014
In the UK, Miley has dominated the charts with a #1 album and #1 singles for "We Can't Stop" and "Wrecking Ball". Bangerz also debuted at #1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and the Digital Album Charts.
WWE: 19-20 May 2014
WWE® have announced that their unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in May 2014. Fans will be able to see their favorite WWE Superstars and Divas all under one roof including World Heavyweight champion John Cena, Alberto Del Rio, Randy Orton, CM Punk, AJ, The Bella Twins and many more**
2014 Premier League Darts 22 May 2014
Darts' biggest roadshow event will celebrate its tenth staging in 2014, with reigning champion Michael van Gerwen set to defend his title against the likes of six-time winner Phil Taylor across 16 weeks of action around the UK and Ireland.
The top four players following the completion of the 15-night league season will then progress to compete in the Play-Offs at The O2 on Thursday May 22 2014.
Nine Inch Nails: 23 May 2014
Nine Inch Nails are considered a pioneer in the industrial music movement and have been highly influential in the evolution of electronic music. Its recordings - which include the RIAA Platinum-certified Pretty Hate Machine (1989), Broken (1992), The Downward Spiral (1994) and With Teeth (2005) - have revolutionised detailed digital production.
Barry Manilow: 26 May 2014
Manilow, the undisputed #1 Adult Contemporary Artist of all time, will bring his high-energy, hit-packed concert to cities across the nation and around the world. With more than 50 Top 40 hits like, Mandy, Can't Smile Without You and Copacabana (at The Copa), Manilow will perform for one night only at The O2 .
Katy Perry – The Prismatic World Tour: 27-28 & 30 May 2014
Special guests will be Icona Pop, the Swedish synthpop duo who spawned one of the biggest hits of 2013 with their smash I Love It which charted at No.1 on the UK singles chart.
Katy Perry's show is planned to be a multi-faceted spectacular and will include a special standing pit in front of the stage called 'The Reflection Section' which will see Katy getting closer than ever to her fans.
Eagles – History of Eagles: 16, 18 June 2014
The Eagles - Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit - will perform classics spanning their career as well as songs featured in History of the Eagles, the band's acclaimed, top-selling documentary. The film made its European premiere during the second Sundance London film and music festival on April 25, 2013 at The O2 in London. It is a meticulous creation featuring rare archival material, concert footage, and never before seen home movies that explore the evolution and enduring popularity of one of the world's biggest-selling and culturally significant American bands.
Dolly Parton – Blue Smoke World Tour: 27-28 June 2014
Dolly Parton said: "Every time I come to Europe I'm just as excited as I was my very first time, which was many, many years ago. I love that part of the world and I especially love the fans. We always have such a good time and I've put together a lot of things for this show that I think the fans will love.
Monty Python Live (mostly): 1-5 July 2014 & 15, 16, 19-20 July 2014
Monthy Python have revealed their much-anticipated return will be coming to The 02 next July 2014 and will feature "greatest hits with modern, topical, pythonesque twists. Tickets for the first reunion performance on 1 July sold out in a record 43.5 seconds. A further four extra dates went on sale immediately and sold out soon afterwards. Due to overwhelming popular deman, the Pythons have added a further five shows to their run of performances for the 15, 16, 18, 19 20 July 2014.
Robbie Williams Swings Both Ways Tour: 8-9 July 2014
Tickets go on sale on Friday 6 December 2013.
Lee Evans – Monsters: 26-27 September 2014 & 2-4 October 2014
Lee’s manic energy, uncanny observations, hilarious delivery and side-splitting material have made his live performances a must-see for comedy fans worldwide. His tours and DVD releases year-on-year continue to smash sales and box office records. From 2002 to 2011 alone he has performed to over 1,605,000 people through his four live arena shows (Wired & Wonderful - 2002, XL - 2005, Big 2008, Roadrunner 2011).