Shane Filan announces first solo single and album.

12/04/2013 19:20

Former Westlife singer Shane Filan has officially announced his debut single.

In a post on his new website, which launched today, the singer writes: “So today’s the day! ...Today i’ve signed my first record deal as a solo artist with London Records which is part of Universal Music Group. I’m going to be releasing my first single this summer with my debut album coming later in the year!”

He adds “I can’t wait to see all you guys again – it’s been way to long!”.

Louis Walsh, Shane’s manager said: “This is a fantastic new deal for Shane, we are thrilled to be part of the team at London Records.”

London Records President Nick Raphael says: “We are over the moon to have Shane on our roster. I already feel that the strength of the song writing shows Shane at his most creative."

Westlife have sold over 50 million records worldwide and have accumulated 14 Number One singles, the third highest in UK history and cementing them as the UK's top-selling album group of the 21st century in 2010. They also won The Record of the Year (the only music award based on public votes in the UK) a record-breaking four times and in 2012, the Official Charts Company listed Westlife 34th amongst the biggest-selling singles artists in British music history.

Shane’s new website is


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