Music Gear News
JLS named hardest-working band of 2012
Despite the amount of gigs not seeming like an awful lot, the Independent stated that the boyband scooped the award after topping the bill at more concerts than any other artist in the country.
It is the second year in a row that JLS have claimed the PRS for Music honour, which collects honours on behalf of songwriters, and fought off competition from the likes of Florence + The Machine, Olly Murs and Steps.
"We're delighted to once again be crowned the hardest-working band of the year. 2012 has been an awesome 12 months for us and it means a lot that so many of our fans have had a chance to see us perform live. Thanks again for the support and we look forward to doing more in 2013," JLS said.
Westlife claimed the runner-up slot in the rankings after playing 31 gigs over 2012 while One Direction, who experienced a successful year, only performed 12 shows in the UK.
JLS' last album, Evolution, reached number three in the UK Albums Chart.
Posted by AW.Posted on 21 Jan 2013 10:25 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio
The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.
Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.
Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame
Recent Music News
In a variety of different finishes and sizes Mapex's new Saturn V Tours express classic Mapex tone with a new ergonomic design
A compact and lightweight Electric Acoustic Bass Guitar ideal for those who value playability and ultimate accessibility to their instrument
Elektron's Digitakt Drum Machine is the answer to all your of your percussive desires
British microphone brand Aston have just announced the worlds first laser targeting pencil mic.
With a number of exciting features, the RD-2000 combines the best features of acoustic and digital pianos into an innovative hybrid
A versatile and dynamic Digital Mixer with a plethora of exciting capabilities