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UB40 News

Woman jailed for biting another woman's ear during argument about UB40 record

The two women had a fight on a pub dancefloor in in Bradford

  • Apr 17, 2014

UB40 fans complain of gig so loud it made "ears bleed"

Band apologise to fans who attended the Cambridge Corn Exchange gig

  • Apr 16, 2014

Original UB40 members announce reunion

Ali Campbell, Astro, Mickey Virtue to reform under UB40 name despite former bandmates already touring under same name

  • Jan 19, 2014

Ex-UB40 singer Ali Campbell declared bankrupt

Former frontman's financial woes emerge just days after four other members go bust

  • Oct 24, 2011

UB40 declared bankrupt

Four members of reggae veterans go bust after band's management company goes under

  • Oct 17, 2011

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May 17, 2014 Uttoxeter Racecourse Wood Lane

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May 19, 2014 Cliffs Pavilion Southend On Sea

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Jul 25, 2014 Newmarket Racecourse Newmarket

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Aug 29, 2014 Wolverhampton Racecourse Dunstall Park

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Dec 18, 2014 O2 Abc Glasgow Glasgow

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Dec 19, 2014 O2 Academy Birmingham Birmingham

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Dec 20, 2014 Indigo2 At The O2 London

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Dec 20, 2014 Indigo2 Greenwich

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Dec 21, 2014 Manchester Academy Manchester

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UB40 Music Videos

Just Another Girl Play Video

Just Another Girl

Watch the official Just Another Girl video by UB40 in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Impossible Love Play Video

Impossible Love

Watch the official Impossible Love video by UB40 in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Swing Low Play Video

Swing Low

Watch the official Swing Low video by UB40 in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Sweet Cherrie Play Video

Sweet Cherrie

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Stick By Me Play Video

Stick By Me

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UB40 Biography

UB40 are a British reggae/pop band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England. The band has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable international success. The band has been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album four times, and in 1984, were nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Group. One of the world's best-selling music artists, UB40 have sold over 70 million records.

Their hit singles include their debut "Food for Thought" and two U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number ones with "Red Red Wine" and "Can't Help Falling in Love". Both of these also topped the UK Singles Chart, as did the band's version of "I Got You Babe".

The ethnic makeup of the band's original lineup was diverse, with musicians of English, Scottish, Irish, Yemeni and Jamaican parentage. The band's initial lineup lasted for 30 years from the band's formation in 1978 until frontman Ali Campbell's departure from the band in 2008. Since that time, two other founding members (Mickey Virtue and Astro) have also left the band, and the trio of Campbell, Virtue, and Astro have since formed UB40 Reunited.

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