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News: Sugababes, Melanie C and All Saints’ Shaznay Lewis To Perform At Blenheim Palace For Nocturne Live 2024

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Three era-defining British pop acts – Sugababes, Melanie C and Shaznay Lewis – are the latest names confirmed for this summer’s Nocturne Live concert series and will perform at the 10,000-capacity Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on Saturday June 15th 2024.

Sugababes exploded onto the UK music scene with their critically acclaimed debut single Overload and went on to become one of the most successful British girl bands of all time with six number one singles, multiple platinum selling albums, and numerous awards to their name. Since reforming in 2022 with their original 1998 line up of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy, Sugababes have played at Glastonbury and performed live to over half a million fans. This included a sold out show at London’s O2 Arena and a Boiler Room set, which became the most subscribed event in the platform’s history.

As a member of The Spice Girls, Melanie C sold more than 85 million records, releasing three studio albums, 13 singles and winning a host of awards including a BRIT for Outstanding Contribution to British Music before going on to solo fame with over 3 million album sales, two number 1 singles, and six top 10 singles, including the international hits ‘I Turn To You’ and ‘Never be the Same Again’. Shaznay Lewis is an Ivor Novello and Brit Award winning singer songwriter best known as being part of multi-million selling girl band All Saints. Shaznay was the key songwriter of the band, penning their iconic discography including number one singles ‘Bootie Call’, ‘Pure Shores’ and ‘Never Ever’.

Sugababes: We are excited to be performing next year at the stunning setting of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. To get to play alongside our friends Mel and Shaznay is going to make the evening even more special.The trio of iconic British acts join 10-time Grammy-winning Chaka Khan, disco legends Sister Sledge, party-starting funk group The Fatback Band, multi-million-selling Australian pop group Crowded House, nine-time Grammy-winning US singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, and Mercury and Brit-nominated duo Turin Brakes on the line-up for next summer’s Nocturne Live series, which transforms the UNESCO world heritage site of The Great Court at Blenheim Palace into a spectacular 10,000-capacity open-air concert venue.

Since its inception in 2015 Nocturne Live has gone on to become one of the UK’s most popular stately home concert experiences. Over the years the series has presented shows from a host of huge international stars including the likes of Lionel Ritchie, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Nile Rodgers, Lauryn Hill, Noel Gallagher, Gregory Porter, Van Morrison, Tears for Fears, Gladys Knight, Elvis Costello, Simple Minds and Ennio Morricone amongst many others.Next summer’s Nocturne Live runs from June 12th – 16th 2024. Tickets for Sugababes, Mel C and Shaznay Lewis start at £45 and go on sale at 9am this Friday December 8th. Tickets, along with a limited number of VIP packages – which provide an exclusive opportunity to dine in the State Rooms of Blenheim Palace – are available from www.nocturnelive.com.More acts for the series will be announced in due course.