Pet Shop Boys Biography (Wikipedia)
Pet Shop Boys are an English synth-pop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).
Pet Shop Boys have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, and are listed as the most successful duo in UK music history by The Guinness Book of Records. Three-time Brit Award winners and six-time Grammy nominees, since 1985 they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles, 22 of them Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart, including four UK number ones: "West End Girls" (also number one on the US Billboard Hot 100), "It's a Sin", an acclaimed cover of "Always on My Mind", and "Heart". Other hit songs include a cover of "Go West", "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" and "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" in a duet with Dusty Springfield.
At the 2009 Brit Awards in London, Pet Shop Boys received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. In 2016, Billboard magazine named Pet Shop Boys the number one dance duo/group over the 40 years since the chart's inception in 1976. In 2017 the duo received NME's Godlike Genius Award.
- Pet Shop Boys join Mark Radcliffehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03pt24p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03pt24p.jpg2016-04-02T14:00:00.000ZNeil Tennant and Chris Lowe, better known as London duo Pet Shop Boys join Mark Radcliffe.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03pt25b
Pet Shop Boys join Mark Radcliffe
- Pet Shop Boyshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mnt92.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mnt92.jpg2016-03-19T14:33:00.000ZThe biggest duo in British music on the making of their brand new album Superhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03mnthv
Pet Shop Boys
- Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant on Always On My Mind being voted the favourite cover ever...https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p029hvgx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p029hvgx.jpg2014-10-28T12:26:00.000ZNeil Tennant is on the phone to Radio 2's Simon Mayo to talk about their 1987 release of Always On My Mind (made famous by Elvis Presley) being voted the favourite cover version.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p029l3yl
Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant on Always On My Mind being voted the favourite cover ever...
- The Pet Shop Boys chat to Patrick Kieltyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fxqqv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fxqqv.jpg2013-08-30T11:09:00.000ZThe Pet Shop Boys join Patrick to talk about their new album, Electric.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01fxqqz
The Pet Shop Boys chat to Patrick Kielty
- The Pet Shop boys catch up with Jo Whileyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01czfj7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01czfj7.jpg2013-07-18T14:23:00.000ZJo Chats to Neil and Chris of the Pet Shop Boys about their latest album, Electric.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01czfjn
The Pet Shop boys catch up with Jo Whiley
- The Pet Shop Boys join Dave Pearce in the studiohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01cfff1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01cfff1.jpg2013-07-07T13:20:00.000ZThe Pet Shop Boys join Dave to talk about the making of their latest album, Electric.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01cfff7
The Pet Shop Boys join Dave Pearce in the studio
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