One Direction have announced that they are set to return to the North East. when they will perform at the Stadium of Light on 28 May 2014.
Pop and soccer stars rubbed shoulders when One Direction visited Newcastle United's training ground.
Dancers have come from across the north of England to take part in this years NCDTA competition.
Rod Stewart has announced that his new tour is set to roll into the region later this year.
The 'Time' tour, which is showcasing the rocker's new material, is stopping off at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Friday 27th September.
Rod Stewart will also be performing in Leeds, Liverpool and London.
Tickets will go on sale at 9.00am Friday 24th May and are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666, and from 10.00am in person at the Metro Radio Arena Box Office.
A pop star needs a swish set of wheels and Robbie Williams can take his pick. So, in his new music video, he wanted something unique.
The models he chose are not the fastest - they travel up to eight miles an hour.
The specially modified mobility scooters that Robbie rides around the streets of London in his video were designed by a man here in our region. He took Lucy Taylor for a test drive.
You can watch her full report below.
There are many happy fans in the North East after the world's biggest boy band announced they will be playing a show at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland.
At a press conference in Wembley today, Louis, Harry, Niall, Zayn and Liam - otherwise known as One Direction - said they will be performing for thousands of fans in the North East on 28 May next year as part of a World Tour.
Tickets go on sale in just over a week's time on Saturday 25th May.
A film described as the modern day "Get Carter" is about to put the North East in the world spotlight.
The Liability has been filmed entirely in the region and those involved say its success could mean a huge boost for the economy.
The dark comedy thriller stars Tim Roth and is released tomorrow.
It was filmed in just four weeks, funded with both public money and by private investors.
The film captures the relationship between a teenager and his step-dad, as nineteen year old Adam looks for a way in his life.
Producer Richard Johns told ITV News that the film is set to put the North East on the map.
Boy band One Direction have announced that they are going to embark their first headline world stadium tour in 2014.
The "Where We Are" tour will include dates at London's Wembley Stadium, Milan's San Siro, and Tokyo's Dome.
Initial dates have been announced for the UK, Ireland and Latin America - including in Sunderland on the 28 May 2014. More dates are expected to be added soon.
Further details can be found on a dedicated website, and tickets for the UK dates will go on sale on 25 May.
It has been announced that boy band One Direction will be returning to the North East next year.
The band are due to perform at Sunderland's Stadium of Light on 28 May 2014.
A shop in Whitley Bay selling custom-made mobility scooters can now count Robbie Williams and Dizzee Rascal as customers.
The unusual machines are being featured in the new music video 'Goin Crazy.'
The shop - Travelability UK - began creating the 'pimped up' scooters five years ago, to lift customers' spirits.