Westlife delightedly unveil single My Hero live at Pride Of Britain


Westlife are set to release their epic new single My Hero following their incredible performance at the Pride Of Britain Awards. 

The beloved foursome took to the stage at the award show on Saturday night for a performance which aired to millions on ITV on Thursday evening, as the band unveiled the track for release in conjunction with their tour tickets on Friday. 

Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan, and Nicky Byrne delightedly revealed that My Hero, co-written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac, has ‘strong significance’ to them as they delighted in their chart return. 

Yes! Westlife are set to release their epic new single My Hero following their incredible performance at the Pride Of Britain Awards

Yes! Westlife are set to release their epic new single My Hero following their incredible performance at the Pride Of Britain Awards

My Hero is an emotional new ballad from their new album Wild Dreams’, was played to more than five million viewers tonight during the Pride Of Britain finale .

The epic performance saw Shane, Nicky, Mark and Kian in sensational form as they were joined on stage by this year’s award-winners.

Speaking about the track, the band said: ‘My Hero has such beautiful lyrics. It is a powerful, heartfelt song which has such a strong meaning for all of us…

‘The single reminds us of the heroics people have shown over the last 18 months and it also reflects on our own loved-ones who so often have been our personal heroes…

Wow: The beloved foursome took to the stage at the award show on Saturday night for a performance which aired to millions on ITV on Thursday evening, as the band unveiled the track for release in conjunction with their tour tickets on Friday

Wow: The beloved foursome took to the stage at the award show on Saturday night for a performance which aired to millions on ITV on Thursday evening, as the band unveiled the track for release in conjunction with their tour tickets on Friday

Stunning: My Hero is an emotional new ballad from their new album Wild Dreams', was played to more than five million viewers tonight during the Pride Of Britain finale (pictured Kian Egan)

Stunning: My Hero is an emotional new ballad from their new album Wild Dreams’, was played to more than five million viewers tonight during the Pride Of Britain finale (pictured Kian Egan)

Here they are: The beloved foursome took to the stage at the award show on Saturday night for a performance which aired to millions on ITV on Thursday evening, as the band unveiled the track for release in conjunction with their tour tickets on Friday (pictured on the red carpet)

Here they are: The beloved foursome took to the stage at the award show on Saturday night for a performance which aired to millions on ITV on Thursday evening, as the band unveiled the track for release in conjunction with their tour tickets on Friday (pictured on the red carpet)

They're off! The boys are headed on The Wild Dreams Tour with both their old and new music

They’re off! The boys are headed on The Wild Dreams Tour with both their old and new music

‘The track is packed with emotion and has the potential to really connect with people. Performing it for millions of Pride of Britain viewers was the perfect launch for ‘My Hero’ which will be included on our upcoming new album ‘Wild Dreams’.’

The new video sees the foursome in the studio performing a classic acoustic version of the track, has also been released.

My Hero’s release follows Westlife’s return to music last month with the announcement of their new album and upcoming tour. 

Westlife fans were left heartbroken when a number of the band’s planned dates were axed throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

On tour! Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan, and Nicky Byrne delightedly revealed that My Hero, co-written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac, has 'strong significance' to them as they delighted in their chart return

On tour! Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan, and Nicky Byrne delightedly revealed that My Hero, co-written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac, has ‘strong significance’ to them as they delighted in their chart return

So devotees of the group were delighted to hear the group are headed on the road next year on The Wild Dreams Tour, which will take them across the UK’s biggest arenas as well as a new album. 

Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, Kian, 41, said: ‘After the terrible 18 months we’ve all had, we’re giving this tour our all. I think it’ll be the best Westlife tour yet with some amazing surprises thrown in.’

Following endless delays in the live music industry throughout the pandemic, Westlife are delighted to announce they will be touring once again. 

Kian said: ‘Me and the lads missed each other throughout the lockdown and didn’t see each other for well over a year so it is going to be fantastic to get back on the road together again next year!…

They're here! Tickets for the spectacular The Wild Dreams Tour go on sale on Friday 5 November 2021 at 9:30am at LiveNation.co.uk

They’re here! Tickets for the spectacular The Wild Dreams Tour go on sale on Friday 5 November 2021 at 9:30am at LiveNation.co.uk

‘We’ll be making up for lost time and will be giving our fans the best shows of our lives. After the terrible 18 months we’ve all had, we’re giving this tour our all. I think it’ll be the best Westlife tour yet with some amazing surprises thrown in…

‘We’ll be playing all of our greatest hits and some of our new songs which have gone down so well. We’re also excited to be releasing our new album next month. Our last album, in 2019, went straight to No1 and that’s where we want to be again.

My Hero is available now at www.westlife.com

Westlife’s new album, ‘Wild Dreams’, will be released on November 26. It is available for pre-order now at www.westlife.com

Tickets for Westlife’s The Wild Dreams Tour are available at www.livenation.co.uk/.

The lads: Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, Kian, 41, said: 'After the terrible 18 months we've all had, we're giving this tour our all. I think it'll be the best Westlife tour yet with some amazing surprises thrown in'

The lads: Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, Kian, 41, said: ‘After the terrible 18 months we’ve all had, we’re giving this tour our all. I think it’ll be the best Westlife tour yet with some amazing surprises thrown in’

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