121 songs • 10 albums
Westlife is an Irish boy band that originated in Dublin, Ireland in 1998. The group is currently composed of Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, Kian Egan, and Nicky Byrne, with Brian McFadden having been a member until 2004. After a successful 14-year run, the band disbanded in 2012 but reunited in 2018.
In their native Ireland, Westlife has achieved remarkable success, with 11 number-one albums, 13 top two albums, 16 number-one singles, and 34 top-fifty singles. Their record sales exceed 55 million worldwide. The band holds several Guinness World Records, including being the first to have seven consecutive number-one singles in the UK, making the most public appearances in 36 hours by a pop group, having the most singles debut at number one on the UK chart, and being the top-selling album group in the United Kingdom in the 21st century. Additionally, they hold records for the most shows performed at The SSE Arena in Belfast and SSE Arena in Wembley.
Throughout their career, Westlife has received numerous accolades, including one World Music Award, two Brit Awards, four MTV Awards, and four Record of the Year Awards.
The band has released twelve studio albums, four as a five-piece and eight as a four-piece. Their international breakthrough came with their debut self-titled album, "Westlife" (1999), followed by "Coast to Coast" (2000), "World of Our Own" (2001), "Unbreakable – The Greatest Hits Vol. 1" (2002), and "Turnaround" (2003). Westlife has also released cover albums such as "Allow Us to Be Frank" (2004) and "The Love Album" (2006), as well as studio albums including "Face to Face" (2005) and "Back Home" (2007).
After a brief hiatus in 2008, the group released the studio albums "Where We Are" (2009) and "Gravity" (2010), along with the compilation album "Greatest Hits" (2011). After an eight-year break from recording new music, the quartet returned with their eleventh studio album, "Spectrum," in 2019, followed by their twelfth studio album, "Wild Dreams," in 2021.
Westlife's ongoing concert tour is titled "The Wild Dreams Tour," marking their fourteenth and most recent tour.
For more information, you can visit their official website at westlife.com.