CONFIRMED: Westlife are officially getting back together and going on tour
Finally, it's official.
Westlife have officially confirmed their plans to reunite and have announced that they will embark on a huge stadium and arena tour next year.
The band, made up of Kian Egan, Nicky Byrne, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan, also announced that they will be releasing a new album.
It's the thought they will announce a Croke Park date next July.
Speaking to The Sun, who broke the news, Filan said: "We still have a lot that we want to achieve as a band and we want to bring our new music to fans all over the world."
Byrne added: "While we were away, we realised what Westlife really meant to the fans — and to us."
They also announced the news on their social channels.
— Westlife (@westlifemusic) October 3, 2018
In a statement on Wednesday, RTÉ 2FM said:
"Nicky had made station management aware a number of months ago about a potential Westlife reunion and the announcement on social mediatonight.
"This is a hugely exciting time for Nicky, the boys and the huge Westlife following.
"2FM will announce its plans in the new year."