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With international pop acts like Maroon 5 and Ed Sheeran as well as K-pop groups like BTS and Blackpink gracing our shores next year, there are plenty of reasons to get excited about 2019. To gear you up for a year of nonstop entertainment, we compiled a list of notable acts that will be bringing their live gigs here.

Wang Leehom (Jan 5)

Seven years after his last visit, Mandopop icon Wang Leehom is making his long-awaited return to Singapore with his ongoing Descendants of the Dragon 2060 world tour. Expect a night full of familiar hits that would unleash the karaoke crooner in you.

Tickets from $188. More info here.

Slash (Jan 8)

Legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist and rock icon Slash will be back in Singapore for his own headline show to start the year on a bangin' note. Backed by Myles Kennedy and The Conspiraitors, expect classics and tracks from their third album Living The Dream at the one-night-only concert taking over The Coliseum. 

Tickets from $148. More info here.

Taeyeon (Jan 12)

Missed out on Taeyeon when she was in town for HallyuPopFest in Sep 2018? You can now catch the Girls’ Generation songstress at her first ever full-fledged solo concert in Singapore, where she will dazzle us all over again with her mesmerising vocals.

Tickets from $148. More info here.

BTS (Jan 19)

Undoubtedly one of the most anticipated concerts of the year, the world’s hottest K-pop boy band is ready to set the stage ablaze with their chart-topping hits and impressive moves as part of their sold-out concert at the National Stadium.

Tickets are fully sold out, of course. More info here.

Taking Back Sunday (Jan 19)

Having been around for 20 years, Taking Back Sunday has come a long way since their debut in 2002. Fans can look forward to favourites as well as hits from their recent discography Tidal Wave. In addition, the post-hardcore band might also be performing two of their newest tracks from their new compilation album titled Twenty, which drops eight days before the concert.

Tickets from $108. More info here.

Blackpink (Feb 15)

As part of their debut world tour, YG darlings Blackpink will be bringing their unbelievably catchy bangers such as ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-Du’, ‘Boombayah’ and ‘Whistle’ to our sunny island for the first time ever. Plus, you’ll also get to witness Jennie Kim’s electrifying performance of her solo hit titled, well, ‘Solo’.

Ticketing details to be announced.

Years & Years (Feb 27)

It took forever for Years & Years to finally hold their first full-length concert in Singapore, but you bet the wait will be all worth it. Following the release of their highly-successful sophomore record Palo Santo, let the Brit trio take you on an eargasmic journey through their well-crafted tunes such as ‘Sanctify’ and ‘If You’re Over Me’ this February.

Tickets from $88. More info here.

Kodaline (Mar 5)

Hot on the heels of their recent album Politics of Living, Irish quartet Kodaline will be coming to town for yet another spectacular show in March. Fans are guaranteed to have a memorable night rocking out to iconic anthems like ‘The One' and ‘Honest’, as well as newer tracks like ‘Brother' and ‘Follow Your Fire’.

Tickets from $138. More info here.

Maroon 5 (Mar 7)

Get ready to dance the night away with Maroon 5 at their Red Pill Blues Tour in Singapore. Set to be their biggest show yet on our stomping grounds, expect to be swept away by the energy of frontman Adam Levine as he brings the band’s chart-topping discography to life.

Tickets from $98. More info here.

Anne-Marie (Apr 9)

Having performed a very special one-off show here in October off her Speak Your Mind tour; British songstress Anne-Marie will be making her way back to Singapore to entertain us with her infectious pop tunes in a one-night only performance at the Capitol Theatre.

Tickets from $98. More info here.

Ed Sheeran (Apr 26)

For those who didn’t manage to score a ticket to Ed Sheeran’s sold-out Divide tour last year, you’re in luck ’cause the ‘Perfect’ singer will be returning for a new headline show at the National Stadium. Limited tickets are still up for grabs, so be sure to snap ’em up before they’re all gone.

Tickets from $68. More info here.

Troye Sivan (May 3)

|It seemed like yesterday when we met up with Troye Sivan while he was here for his very first fan-signing session. This time, the ‘Dance to This’ singer will return with his long-awaited, headlining Bloom Asia Tour in Singapore.

Tickets from $98. More info here.

Jason Mraz (May 11)

Singapore just can’t get enough of Jason Mraz, can we? Having performed here recently in Oct 2018, the American singer-songwriter will be stepping onto our sunny island once again with his Good Vibes Tour. Known for his folk-pop sounds and all-around positivity, you’re in for a feel-good night with Mr A-Z.

Tickets from $98. More info here.

Lauv (May 15-16)

As one of the fastest-rising acts on the scene, it’s no wonder tickets to Lauv’s upcoming concert sold out in a flash, and deservedly so. From being the opening act for Ed Sheeran to selling out not just one, but two nights of his own solo show, the pop visionary is certainly one to watch out for.

Tickets are fully sold out. More info here.

Lany (Aug 10)

No stranger to performing on our shores, it seems like Lany will soon be making their return to Singapore for their Malibu Nights World Tour. The news comes after the release of their latest record Malibu Nights, which is chockfull of synth-pop goodness that we can’t wait to groove along to.

Ticketing details to be announced.

The 1975 (Sep 16)

The boys are making their highly-anticipated return to Singapore since their last show at Laneway Festival in 2015. As part of their Music for Cars project, this leg of the tour would see The 1975 play not just their current discography but also some new music off their upcoming companion record, Notes on a Conditional Form; which Matt has teased would be released in 2019.

Tickets from $88. More info here.

A version of this story first appeared on Teenage.