By Melanie Finn
TOP boyband The Wanted have revealed their delight at supporting Westlife at their final gig in Croke Park next year.
And they said they’re hoping to steal some of the chart-topping boybands’ fans when they finally step down after 14 years.
“It’s awesome that we’re supporting them,” said Irish star Siva Kaneswaran.
“As soon as we got into Dublin, we were told that Westlife had sold out Croke Park so that’s great news for the support act.
“When we got confirmed as the support for their final gig, we went ‘Yes’ because all their fans are going to be like, ‘Oh no, what am I doing to do now without Westlife?’ and then we’ll walk on stage. We’ve solved the problem for them.”
Made up of Dubliner Siva, Nathan Sykes, Tom Parker, Max George and Jay McGuinness, they have made a big splash internationally supporting stars like Britney Spears and Justin Bieber.
And the Glad You Came stars said they will always look up to fellow boyband Westlife for how to do things right.
“I think anyone would love to replicate their success,” said Nathan Sykes. “They’re really humble and down-to-earth.”