A FORMER boyband singer has been confirmed as the support act for Lionel Richie’s concert on Saturday, June 16.

Shane Filan, who performed with successful Irish group Westlife, will singing on stage at Leigh Sports Village as he continues to establish a career as a solo artist.

Westlife had 14 UK number one hits, 11 top five albums and sold over 50 million records worldwide.

Lionel Richie’s “All The Hits” continues this year after his Glastonbury performance at the Pyramid Stage in 2017.

His then released his album “The Definitive Collection” which gave him his first UK number one in 23 years.

Tickets and hospitality packages are still on sale.

For more information or to buy tickets visit leighsportsvillage.co.uk/lionel.