Backstage at The SSE Arena, Wembley

The SSE Arena, Wembley has played host to almost every single superstar the music industry has produced, and on many occasions, the artists and bands have taken to the famous stage more than once.

We took a look back through our archives and found some of the legends who have performed to sell out crowds and opened their shows with the famous ‘Hello Wembley’.

Been to any concerts at The SSE Arena? We’d love for you to let us know on Twitter @wembleypark #HelloWembley.


Boyzone pick up the ‘Performers of the Year’ award in 1999.

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Tom Jones backstage with a plaque celebrating being the ‘Best Selling Male Artist’ of the year in 2000.

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Status Quo recognised for their contribution to rock music and celebrating over 25 years in music in 2001.

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart being presented with ‘Male Artist of the Year’ award in 2002.

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds with The SSE Arena manager John Drury, after their concert in 2012.

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The Saturdays at The SSE Arena on their Greatest Hits Live! tour in September 2014.

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British comedian Miranda Hart backstage with John Drury after two sell-out shows in 2014.

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Motley Crue after their last ever UK show at The SSE Arena in November 2015.

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John Drury backstage with metal J-pop group, Babymetal, who performed back in April of this year.


Babymetal on stage performing in front of a 12,000 sell-out crowd last month.

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John Drury with film score composer, Hans Zimmer, after one of his two shows in April 2016.