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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!
Nickelback ‘The Hits’ Tour: 24 November 2013
Rock superstars, Nickelback return to The O2 following their sold out European tour in 2012 in support of their chart topping album Here and Now, the pressing demand for the band's return has not gone unheard.
Bruno Mars: 21 November 2013
Bruno Mars is among contemporary pop’s most gifted and compelling artists of our time. He has sold over 50 million singles worldwide and fully proven himself as a true superstar.
Thirty Seconds to Mars: 23 November 2013
Thirty Seconds to Mars cement their live reputation as one of the most exciting bands in the world with a massive global tour, bringing their Top Five, gravity-defying album Love, Lust and Dreams to The O2 on Saturday 23 November 2013.
TheWeeknd: 26 November 2013
The Canadian native is one of the most remarkable, intriguing and soulful artists to emerge in recent years. His critically revered album Trilogy and three acclaimed mixtapes made him such an enormous online sensation and bears witness to his talent.
Stereophonics: 28 November 2013
The band’s new album Graffiti On The Train has been deemed a pop rock gem and sees the four-piece collaborate with David Arnold, who arranged strings on several tracks.
Simple Minds & guests Ultravox: 30 November 2013
Having topped America’s Billboard chart, the Glasgow band have achieved six No.1 albums in the UK as well hitting the top spot in countless other territories including Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. The band will release their Celebrate – Greatest Hits + on 25 March.
Will.i.am: 05 December 2013
will.i.am is known not only for being the front man and founder of The Black Eyed Peas, who have sold 31 million albums and 58 million singles worldwide, but also for his work with some of the entertainment industry's biggest names, including Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, David Guetta, and film composer Hans Zimmer.
Black Sabbath: 10 December 2013
Featuring the original line-up of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler and produced by the multi-Grammy winning Rick Rubin, 13 is the band’s first studio album since 1978’s Never Say Die. The band were joined at the recording sessions by drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine). The album will be released on Vertigo June 10.
The Big Reunion: 14 December 2013
5ive, Atomic Kitten, B*Witched, Liberty X, 911 and the Honeyz will be performing at The O2 on 14 December as part of The Big Reunion tour.
During the ITV2 series, viewers have seen the groups reunited for the first time since they split. For some it’s the chance to relive their dream, for others it may open old wounds as they prepare to face demons they thought they had buried forever.
Status Quo: 15 December 2013
Bula Quo! is the title of the band’s forthcoming debut feature film and soundtrack album. The tour also features very special guests, the mighty 10CC, two truly classic bands on one bill.
Platinum-selling band, 10CC achieved massive success during the 70s with classic hits like Rubber Bullets, I’m Not In Love, I’m Mandy, Fly Me and Dreadlock Holiday. The current line-up, helmed by Graham Gouldman and Paul Burgess, are constantly in demand the world over; these UK dates are going to be really special.
JLS: 21-22 December 2013
Since JLS came second on X Factor in 2008, they have been one of the most successful acts in the show’s history. They are the only act from the show to have had five number one singles. Over the last four years they have sold over six million records. JLS have also racked up a number of impressive awards over the years. They have won two Brit Awards and earlier this month, they took home their fifth MOBO Award, matching Kanye West’s current record and firmly placing them as one of the UKs most successful music groups.
Disney On Ice: 26-30 December 2013 & 3-5 January 2014
Join Mickey and friends when they come to The O2 this December for Feld Entertainment’s newest ice spectacular, Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream. The new production combines the contemporary stories of two modern-day princesses, Rapunzel and Tiana, with the classic elegance of Cinderella.
The Prodigy: 31 December 2013
We are thrilled to present the ultimate New Year's Eve party, as legendary dance / rock crossover group The Prodigy will be joined by Rudimental DJs, the original ninja-DJ Jaguar Skills, north London dubstep-rock band Modestep and Godfather of rave Slipmatt, to bring you what is set to be the biggest and best NYE rave going.
Maroon 5: 10-11 January 2014
Dominating the charts for over a decade with their unique blend of cheery pop-rock, this Grammy award-winning five-piece are returning to the UK this summer!
NBA Global Games London 2014: 16 January 2014
NBA Global Games London 2014 will feature a regular-season game between the Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets at The O2 in London on 16 January 2014.
19th National Television Awards: 22 January 2014
The National Television Awards, hosted by Dermot O'Leary, returns to The 02 London on 22 January 2014.
Join hundreds of stars and thousands of fans for the biggest night in British TV. From X Factor to Strictly, Corrie to EastEnders, Downton to Doctor Who, all our favourite stars from the nation's most popular shows gather under one tent and you can be there too.
Taylor Swift: 1, 2, 4, 10, 11 February 2014
Taylor's The Red Tour features two multi-level stages, elaborate costumes, dancers, aerialists and numerous changing sets, giving everyone in the venue an excellent seat. She plays electric guitar, banjo, piano and acoustic guitar during the show, and her set features numerous songs from her record breaking album, Red, in addition to new takes on several fan favourites.
Ellie Goulding: 9 March 2014
Ellie Goulding will play The O2 on Sunday 9 March 2014 as part of a three-date arena tour, due to unprecedented demand for tickets on the rest of her UK tour.
She is enjoying a hugely successful year after achieving her first UK number one single with Burn, and reaching three million album and ten million singles sales.
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).