A1 (Ben Adams,Mark Read, Christian IngebrigtseN & PAUL MARAZZI)
A1, the British-Norwegian band, consists of Ben Adams, Mark Read, Christian Ingebrigtsen and Paul Marazzi.
The band had their first breakthrough in the UK in 1999 with a collection of hit singles taken from their debut album.
They went on to have many international Top 10 and number 1 hits including Caught in the Middle, Same Old Brand New You, their cover of the A-Ha classic Take on Me, and Everytime, to name but a few. They achieved massive success in the UK, Europe and across Asia, including a Brit Award for ‘Best British Breakthrough Act’ in 2001, and with 5 studio albums and a greatest hits, they have totted up 10 million record sales worldwide.
The band have enjoyed a huge resurgence in demand abroad, playing sold out stadiums and arenas in Scandinavia and all over Asia, bringing fans a mixture of their old hits, as well as the new material that continues to top the charts in each territory it is released, outselling the likes of Adele and One Direction in several countries.
A1 starred in ITV's ‘The Big Reunion’ in 2014 and embarked on a 15 date National Arena tour.
LIST OF VENUES:
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield
The O2 London
Capital FM Arena Nottingham
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
LG Arena Birmingham
Bournemouth International Centre
The Brighton Centre
The SSE Hydro
Phones 4u Arena Manchester
First Direct Arena Leeds
Liverpool Echo Arena
AECC GE Oil & Gas Arena
Metro Radio Arena
The O2 Dublin
In 2019 A1 smashed their headline UK Academy tour. All dates were sold out! 1st & 3rd Nov: O2 Academy, Islington, 2nd Nov: Academy 2, Birmingham, 4th Nov: Academy, Manchester.
A1 embarked on a 35 date ‘Boys Are Back’ tour along with 5ive, Damage & 911 in February and March 2020.