alicia keys

Music megastars to hit region

by Kate Smith

Fans can catch biggest music stars this summer.

This summer music fans can look forward to a plethora of superstars performing in the region.

The Stadium of Light has a hat-trick of shows lined up, with rockers Bon Jovi kicking off proceedings on Thursday 13 of June followed by songstress Rihanna a week later who will also have world-famous DJ David Guetta in support.

Days later on Saturday 22 June, a myriad of headline acts will take to the stage as part of the North East Live pop extravaganza, featuring JLS, The Wanted, Rita Ora, Little Mix and many more!

For information on all three of these shows or to buy tickets or hospitality packages visit

Ahead of the musical treble at the SoL, international R&B icon Alicia Keys will be performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle.

The fourteen-time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, and producer is set to showcase her fifth studio album Girl on Fire at the Arena on Sunday 19 May 2013. is giving fans the chance to win a pair of tickets for this show, by answering the very simple question below:

What was the name of Alicia Keys' debut single?

A – Running
B – Falling
C – Talking

Send your answer to along with your name, address and a contact number.

Should you not be lucky enough to win a pair of tickets to see Alicia Keys, they are still available to buy. 

The closing date is 5pm, Friday 26 April, winners will be notified after this date. Terms and conditions apply.