Simon Webbe
English singer
Simon Webbe
Simon Solomon Webbe is an English singer-songwriter, actor and music manager. He is best known as a member of the British boyband Blue, forming in 2000 before splitting in 2005 and reforming in 2009. Webbe released two solo studio albums in 2005 and 2006. He was born in Moss Side, Manchester, England.
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Blue’s Pride at return to resort
The Gazette - almost 5 years
CHART-topping boy band Blue are set to use their headline performance at Blackpool Pride as a way of “re-connecting” with their fans. That’s according to band member Simon Webbe who told The Gazette “he’s really looking forward” to visiting the resort with fellow bandmates Lee Ryan, Duncan James and Antony Costa. The former Illuminations Switch-On stars reformed to take part in last year’s Eurovision and have been booked to perform at North Pier on Saturday, June 9 during Blackpool Pride. Simon, 33, said: “I’ve been to Blackpool a few times, years ago. I’m really looking forward to it. “We want to use this as an opportunity to re-connect with everybody and do some of our older hits. We may do a brand new track too. “Hopefully we can get to Blackpool a bit earlier and spend some time at the attractions. We’ll definitely have to have some fish and chips.” Blue, who have had number one hits with Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word, If You Come Back, and Too Close, split in 200 ...
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Simon Webbe's model girlfriend topples over on stairs - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Still, Maria got some things right – nice purple mini-dress and she was on the arm of her fella Simon Webbe. Remember, love, lift left foot, place forward and put down. Lift right foot, place forward, etc
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Blue @ Manchester Pride 2011 - Gaydar main arena - Mancunian Matters
Google News - over 5 years
After the show Simon Webbe tweeted: “Manchester Pride was amazing thank you to those who attended and showed support for us.” And Duncan James also seemed to enjoy the show. He said: “A fab gig at Manchester pride with the boys! The crowd were amazing
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Lemonade Mouth: good to see James Argent, not so good to see Lizzie Cundy - Holy Moly!
Google News - over 5 years
Simon Webbe we suppose. Ok. Alongside Simon Webbe we had Adam Hicks, Austin Healey, Billie Faiers, Hayley Kiyoko, Jamelia, Jessica Wright, Kirk Norcross, Lizzie Cundy, Lydia Bright, Nanny Pat and Scott Maslen. If you recognise more than about thirty
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Come here boyo! Charlotte Church puts on a passionate show of affection with ... - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Among the contestants is songwriter Layla Manoochehri, the previously dated Simon Webbe from Blue and was a finalist on The X Factor in 2008. The former Ospreys player said whoever wins his heart in the show would have to get on well with his children
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Blue's Simon Webbe takes foxy date to Inbetweeners premiere - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
SIMON Webbe was the envy of all the men at the Inbetweeners premiere – and Jedward were pretty jealous, too. The buff boy from Blue stepped out with his boobilicious girlfriend, Maria Kouka
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Audi Motorsport Newsletter - Motorsport.com
Google News - over 5 years
Before the pop group Blue rendered its trackside performance at the ARD Chartshow the four members of the band, Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe, Duncan James and Antony Costa, paid a visit to Audi factory driver Oliver Jarvis and his Audi pit crew
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Hollywood star Gerard Butler joins Celtic for charity match - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
Other celebrities playing for the visitors include singers Richard Ashcroft, Tinchy Stryder and Simon Webbe and former Have I Got News For You host Angus Deayton. Celebrities including Billy Connolly will also be at Parkhead with collection buckets,
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Lee Ryan fined £80 over birthday brawl, should we start a fund? - Holy Moly!
Google News - over 5 years
We could go bag-packing, run a coffee morning, go busking with Simon Webbe? Everyone seems to like him, at least. We mean, it's obvious that Lee is having a tought time financially. Anyone who wanted to come to this birthday party, his 28th at Oxford's
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What happens when boy bands grow up? - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
Sitting somewhere in the audience is Simon Webbe. Five years after Take That broke up, he was the final handsome youth recruited to join Blue. His boy band released four albums in three years before splitting in 2005. "It was nice to see the reunion,"
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D-Day for Fenland festival licence - Fenland Today
Google News - over 5 years
She went on to say there was no detail about the location of speakers or what the sound levels are likely to be during the event, which is set to feature artists such as Simon Webbe from boy band Blue, garage duo Artful Dodger, DJ Luck and MC Neat and
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Has bachelor Gavin Henson found his girl? - WalesOnline
Google News - over 5 years
The 21-year-old used to step out with Simon Webbe of boyband Blue. Gavin, 29, who has two children with singer Charlotte, is staying in a luxury bachelor pad with 25 girls in a nearby villa. The show sees him take them out in a bid to find his perfect
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Henson burns rubber with X Factor babe Layla Manoochehri - The Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Petite brunette Layla was in a 2008 X Factor girlband called, er, Girlband, and used to date hunky Simon Webbe from boyband Blue. Former Strictly Come Dancing star Gavin, who has two kids with singer Charlotte, is staying in a luxury bachelor pad with
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Oh yes it's Ladies Night at Lingfield Park – Saturday 23rd July - Living magazine (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
DJ Dan Bewick (who regularly plays at super clubs Ministry of Sound, Gatecrasher and The Aquarium) will warm you up with tunes that will get you dancing before Simon Webbe from Blue takes to the stage. Fresh from the band's recent reunion at the 2011
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Simon Webbe
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 35
    In August 2015 he appeared in George Stiles and Anthony Drewe's family musical The 3 Little Pigs at the Palace Theatre, London.
    More Details Hide Details He played the Big Bad Wolf.
  • 2014
    Age 34
    On 21 August 2014, Webbe was confirmed on ITV's Good Morning Britain as a contestant on the upcoming twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing.
    More Details Hide Details He was partnered with professional dancer Kristina Rihanoff for the series and the pair were declared runners-up on December 20.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    On 23 November 2011, it was announced that Webbe would be taking part in the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special.
    More Details Hide Details Webbe was the first celebrity to compete (dancing the Cha Cha Cha to "Merry Christmas Everybody") – supported in the audience by fellow Blue bandmates Duncan James and Antony Costa. His celebrity partner was Katya Virshilas. The judges placed Webbe in joint third – with a score of 36 out of 40. The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special was broadcast on BBC One on 25 December 2011.
  • 2010
    Age 30
    Webbe was a guest on Big Brother 11 in August 2010, singing a new track to the housemates.
    More Details Hide Details Blue represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany. The group finished 11th in the competition.
    From 31 May to 28 August 2010, Webbe played the role of Curtis Shank in Sister Act the musical at the London Palladium.
    More Details Hide Details During his run, Webbe starred alongside Sheila Hancock and Whoopi Goldberg.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2008
    Age 28
    In 2008, he starred in British reality television show, I'm a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here!
    More Details Hide Details On 28 April 2009, Blue announced that they had reformed and will return to the stage with a new album coming soon. Webbe featured on Ras Kwame's Spit TV rapping with fellow Manchester hip-hop artists Lyrican and Hoodman.
  • 2007
    Age 27
    In 2007, he released a series of educational DVDs for children entitled Simon's Web.
    More Details Hide Details The six volumes endeavoured to teach children about the internet, its history and uses.
    During his 2007 UK Tour, Webbe previewed some songs from his third studio album, including "Run", which he claimed had been announced as the first single.
    More Details Hide Details He also claimed that 'Run' could possibly be the title of the album. It is thought that the album was postponed from its 2009 release date due to the reunion of Blue, and that it will be released at some point in the future. Since entering the music industry Webbe has extended his range of business ventures. His two most notable companies are Love 4 Music and Love 4 PR, both of which he co-runs with Jade Reuben. He managed the group VS who supported Blue on their tour. They were also signed to Innocent Records, the same label as Blue, and released three singles, "Love You Like Mad" (#7), "Call U Sexy" (#11) and "Make It Hot" (#29), plus an album, All Kinds of Trouble. The band has since broken up and member Marvin Humes is now part of boyband JLS. He also managed American/British girlband, L.A.D.E. whose video for their unreleased single "Shake It Off" featured Webbe and Blue bandmate Duncan James. In return the girls appeared in Blue's single "Bubblin'". Their current professional music status is unknown. Also in 2004, he was voted Company magazine's 62nd Sexiest Man Alive and appeared as a striker on Sky 1's The Match.
    On 21 May 2007, Webbe launched his first tour to support his second album Grace.
    More Details Hide Details The tour consisted of 18 dates through May and June, starting in Cambridge and culminating in London. In early June, it was announced that Webbe would be releasing the title track from his second studio album with the theme song from the upcoming film Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. The single was a double A-side release of "Grace"/"Ride the Storm". It reached number 36 in the UK. In Europe, "Seventeen" was released instead of "Grace".
  • 2006
    Age 26
    His second album Grace was released on 13 November 2006, and peaked at number 11 in the UK Albums Chart.
    More Details Hide Details The second single "My Soul Pleads for You" was released on 19 February 2007, and reached 45 on the singles chart.
    On 30 October 2006, came the first single from Webbe's new album "Coming Around Again".
    More Details Hide Details When released it reached number 12 in the UK Singles Chart.
    The third single from Sanctuary, "After All This Time" was released in February 2006, but it failed to do as well as his previous releases and peaked at number 16.
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  • 2005
    Age 25
    Webbe launched his post-Blue career on 22 August 2005 with his first solo single "Lay Your Hands" which peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart.
    More Details Hide Details His follow-up single "No Worries" reached No.4 in the UK, making him the only Blue member to have multiple Top 10 singles. After the release of two singles, Webbe released his debut solo album Sanctuary which debuted at number 28 on the UK Albums Chart. Despite its relatively low debut it eventually reached number 7 on the chart and has now gone double platinum.
    Webbe released two solo studio albums in 2005 and 2006, sold over 700,000 records worldwide and had five UK Top 40 singles. Webbe was born on 30 March 1978. His parents are of Saint Kitts and Nevis descent. The band released their debut single "All Rise" in May 2001 and it reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart.
    More Details Hide Details Blue's second single was released in August with the chart-topping "Too Close", a cover version of Next's US number 1 hit produced by Ray Ruffin. Their second number one came in November with "If You Come Back" also produced by Ray Ruffin and co-written by Nicole Anderson aka Nicole Formescu, Lee Brennon, Ian Hope and Ray Ruffin off the album All Rise, which was released in time for Christmas and reached number one, eventually selling in excess of about 1.8 million albums sold in the UK. Blue reached number six in March 2002 with their fourth single, "Fly By II" — a remix of album track "Fly By", which also went to number 30 in Portugal. Their second studio album One Love was released in 2002. The album entered at UK number 1, where it stayed for one week. Three singles were released from the album: "One Love" (UK number 3), "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" featuring Elton John (UK number 1), and "U Make Me Wanna" (UK number 4). The group also performed the song "Flexin'" at the 2003 MTV Asia Awards with the Philippines' singer Kyla.
  • 2004
    Age 24
    In 2004 he co-starred in the romantic-comedy The Truth About Love, directed by John Hay.
    More Details Hide Details The film also featured Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dougray Scott and Jimi Mistry. His second acting project was a 2006 British gangster movie, Rollin' with the Nines. The film co-starred Vas Blackwood, Billy Murray, Robbie Gee and was directed by Julian Gilbey. Webbe has a daughter, Alanah, born in 1996, with ex-girlfriend Nicola Jones, a shop assistant from Solihull. She is the inspiration for his 2007 single "Grace". He is reportedly a cousin of the former Sugababes singer, Keisha Buchanan. His brother Duane Bryan was a contestant on the 2012 series of The Apprentice. Simon Webbe is managed by Cole Kitchenn & ROAR Global. He has reportedly claimed that he has aquaphobia.
  • 2000
    Age 20
    He is best known as a member of the British boy band Blue, forming in 2000 before splitting in 2005 and reforming in 2009, selling over 15 million records.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Age -2
    Born on March 30, 1978.
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