Lissie, the highly talented American singer-songwriter, hit the headlines in June 2010 when she released her debut album, Catching a Tiger, to critical acclaim. Lissie has been compared to Stevie Nicks and Chrissie Hynde, with her powerful bluesey vocals.
Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform their last ever UK shows in June 2019. The long-running American band will play gigs in Glasgow, Manchester, Wembley and Birmingham as part of their Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour.
Manic Street Preachers is an alternative rock band from Blackwood in South Wales. The Manics have enjoyed huge commercial and critical success with several top ten albums and two No.1 singles in the UK.
Born Peter Mark Sinclair Almond in 1957, Marc Almond's success owes much to his time in Soft Cell. Their best known single, Tainted Love reached number one in the UK singles chart. Soft Cell split in 1984 and later reformed in 2001. Marc Almond released a string of singles and albums between this time and his collaboration with Gene Pitney with Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart also reached number one in 1988.
Mariah Carey will visit the UK & Ireland during the spring of 2019 for a short run of shows. The global superstar will perform live in Dublin and London as part of her Caution World Tour.
Mark Knopfler will play a series of UK & Ireland arena shows during the spring of 2019. The former Dire Straits frontman will play shows in Leeds, Newcastle, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Manchester and Birmingham as part of a new world tour.
Maroon 5 is a Grammy Award winning pop-rock band originating from Los Angeles. The band has sold more than 17 million albums worldwide. Maroon 5's many hits include Makes Me Wonder, Moves like Jagger and One More Night.
Marti Pellow is the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet who has also enjoyed a solo career. Marti has been touring the UK since 1999 as a solo artist and has also appeared in stage musicals such as Chess and The Witches of Eastwick.
Matt Cardle won the seventh series of The X-Factor in 2010, beating Rebecca Ferguson and boyband One Direction in the live final. The former painter and decorator from Essex received a £1 million recording contract following his win. Matt Cardle's first single - a cover of Biffy Clyro's Many of Horror which was re-titled When We Collide - became the UK Christmas number one.
McBusted is a supergroup formed by members of two highly successful pop groups: McFly and Busted. Separately, the two bands have sold 15 million records worldwide and chalked up 14 number ones, 20 top 3 singles and 27 top ten singles.
Meat Loaf's classic album, Bat Out of Hell, is the third biggest selling album of all time. It has sold more than 45 million copies and continues to sell hundreds of thousands each year. Since its release in 1977, the album has never actually left the UK chart.
American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton has been producing great pop ballads since the 80s. Michael Bolton is probably best known for the ballad How Am I Supposed To Live Without You. Michael's 1991 album Time, Love and Tenderness has achieved eight times platinum in the USA.
Miley Cyrus first came to prominence on the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana back in 2006. Since her Disney days, Miley has developed into a highly successful, if sometimes controversial, recording artist. All but one of her four studio albums have reached No.1 on the US Billboard chart.
My Chemical Romance is a US rock band formed in 2001. They finally broke into the mainstream in 2006 with the smash hit album, The Black Parade, which also won them the Grammy Award for the Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package in 2008.
Neil Diamond is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, whose many hits include Sweet Caroline, Cracklin' Rosie and Love On The Rocks. In his 50+ years in the music business, Neil Diamond has sold more than 130 million albums worldwide, making him one of the most successful artists ever.
The NKOTBSB Tour is a co-headlining tour between two of America's most successful boy bands: New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys. The boy bands initially joined forces for a North American tour during the spring and summer of 2011. However, there are now plans to extend the tour worldwide.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will be playing a number of outdoor headline shows and festivals across the UK & Ireland in 2019. Noel Gallagher and his band have lined up shows in Cardiff, Newcastle, Norwich, Manchester, Dublin and Exeter.
Olly Murs has a massive UK & Ireland arena tour planned for the spring of 2019. The tour will be in support of the singer's new album, You Know I Know, and includes two shows at London's O2 Arena, plus an outdoor show at Gloucester's Kingsholm Stadium.
Boy band sensation One Direction formed during the seventh series of The X Factor. The boys had entered the contest as solo singers, but during bootcamp they were asked by Nicole Scherzinger to form a band, which then went on to reach the final.
American rock band One Republic became an international success after releasing the hit singles Apologize and Stop and Stare in 2007. The five-piece band from Colorado Springs formed in 2003 and first achieved commercial success on MySpace as an unsigned act.