Joanne Milne from Gateshead has been to The Sage in Gateshead where she's heard live music for the first time since being able to hear
The Stadium of Light in Sunderland has warned parents to check their tickets, as strict age limits mean young 1D fans could be turned away.
More acts have been announced to play at the Stockton Weekender on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July.
Jade Thirlwall, from little Mix, denied rumours she is engaged after a picture was posted to twitter of her wearing a ring on her engagement finger. Jade said it only cost £3.50!
North Road won a competition to perform alongside massive popstars at Metro Radio Live. Backstage, we introduced them to their idols Lawson. The band from Durham hope this is just the beginning.
Thousands of pop fans were at the arena in Newcastle for Metro Radio Live. Among the chart-topping acts were Little Mix, Example, Lawson, Union J, Pixie Lott and Conor Maynard.
American star Jason Derulo has added Newcastle to his arena tour. The 'In My Head' singer has confirmed he will perform at the O2 Academy in Newcastle on 25th March 2014.
Operatic group Il Divo will perform at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena on October 21 next year as part of a tour.
International popstar Katy Perry has announced she will perform in Newcastle as part of her world tour. The Roar singer will play Metro Radio Arena on May 10 next year.
X Factor winners Little Mix will be in the North East today.
They will be at HMV in Newcastle this afternoon signing copies of their new album.
The band, which has two members from the region, won the competition in 2011.
@jamesarthur23 so glad you're coming back to Middlesbrough!