Evanescence released their debut album, Fallen, in 2003 and it was a huge commercial success - selling more than 17 million copies worldwide. The Arkansas-based rock band picked up two Grammy Awards - Best New Artist and Best Hard Rock Performance - the following year.
London-born rapper Example is so named because the initials of his real name, Elliot Gleave, form the abbreviation e.g. (for example). Example has released five studio albums – including the platinum selling Playing in the Shadows which reached No.1 in the UK chart in 2011.
British electronica band Faithless has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide and is regarded as one of the top dance acts of our time. Faithless comprises Rollo, Sister Bliss and Maxi Jazz and was formed in 1995. The band is best known for the hits We Come 1, God is a DJ and Insomnia.
American rock band Fall Out Boy released their major label debut album, From Under The Cork Tree, in 2005 and gained mainstream success. The album went double platinum and won many awards for the four-piece rock band from Illinois.
Feeder is a Welsh alternative rock band which formed in 1992. Feeder achieved mainstream success following the release of the album Echo Park in 2001. Feeder has won two Kerrang! awards and three of their albums have gone platinum.
Florence and The Machine completed their High As Hope tour of the UK & Ireland in November 2018. The band played shows in Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow, Dublin, London, Manchester, Brighton and Cardiff during the tour.
Foo Fighters will return to the UK in the summer of 2018 for three huge stadium gigs. The US rockers will perform one concert at Manchester's Etihad Stadium and two concerts at London's Olympic Stadium in June 2018.
Gary Barlow is best known for being the lead singer and frontman in Take That. As well as writing and performing countless hits with Take That, Gary has also released a number of solo albums.
George Michael is one of the world's best-selling musicians, with album sales in excess of 100 million. George Michael initially found fame as one half of 80s pop duo Wham!, but then went on to enjoy even greater success as a solo artist following the duo's separation in 1986.
Girls Aloud was the product of ITV's Pop Stars: The Rivals in 2002. Following a string of top ten hits, the girls won a BRIT Award in 2009 for their number one single The Promise. Between 2009 and 2012 the band was on a hiatus whilst the girls took time out to pursue solo projects.
Glee is the hugely successful musical-comedy series from the US which centres on a high school glee club, New Directions. The pilot was first broadcast in May 2009 and was met with immediate praise. The first series was nominated for four Golden Globes, nineteen Emmy Awards and 63 other awards.
Goldfrapp is an electro-pop duo consisting of Alison Goldfrapp, the singer-songwriter, and Will Gregory, who composes and plays the synthesizer. Between them they have produced six studio albums, the most recent being Tales of Us, which was released in September 2013.
Formed in 1998 by Blur's Damon Albarn and Tank Girl designer Jamie Hewlett, Gorillaz is a music project whereby the band is actually a cartoon representation. The band's hits include singles Clint Eastwood, Feel Good Inc. and DARE.
American pop-punk band Green Day hit the big time with their third studio album, Dookie, which was released in 1994. Since then, the Californian band has sold over 75 million albums worldwide and won five Grammy Awards.
When Guns N' Roses burst onto the music scene in the late 80s, with their high-octane performances and hell-raising reputation, they were credited by some as having revived the genre of hard rock. Despite countless controversies and numerous changes in their line-up, they remain one of the most successful rock bands in history, with sales of over 100 million records to their name.
Harry Styles has announced a huge world tour for 2018, which includes several UK arena dates. The tour will be in support of the One Direction star's self-titled debut solo album, which topped charts worldwide.
Here And Now is a popular concert tour that features some of the very best acts from the 1980s, playing all their biggest hits. The tour has been running since 2001 and has now performed to over 1 million people worldwide. The Here And Now tour has featured a huge number acts from the 1980s, including Kim Wilde, Boy George, Paul Young, Bucks Fizz, Rick Astley, Bananarama and Belinda Carlisle, to name just a few.
The Hollywood Vampires – featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp – will embark on a UK tour in the summer of 2018. The hard rock supergroup will perform shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London in June 2018.
Imagine Dragons will play a handful of UK arena shows during their Evolve World Tour in 2018. The American pop-rock band will visit Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow in February and April 2018.
Incubus is a critically acclaimed alternative rock band hailing from California. The band's seventh studio album, If Not Now, When?, was released in July 2011. Incubus then embarked on a world wide tour in support of the record.