Pet Shop Boys
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p029hvgx.jpg
1981-08
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/be540c02-7898-4b79-9acc-c8122c7d9e83
Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys Biography (Wikipedia)

Pet Shop Boys is an English synth-pop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.

Pet Shop Boys have sold more than 100 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", a synthpop version 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. With five US top ten singles in the 1980s they are associated with the Second British Invasion.

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.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Pet Shop Boys Performances & Interviews


Pet Shop Boys Tracks

Sort by

Pet Shop Boys
Dreamland (feat. Years & Years)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Dreamland (feat. Years & Years)
Pet Shop Boys
Left To My Own Devices
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Left To My Own Devices
Pet Shop Boys
It's A Sin
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05bc1bz.jpg
link
It's A Sin
Pet Shop Boys
Always On My Mind
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p028m7dx.jpg
link
Always On My Mind
Pet Shop Boys
Always
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Always
Pet Shop Boys
Go West
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Go West
Pet Shop Boys
Suburbia
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Suburbia
Pet Shop Boys
Dreamland (feat. Years & Years)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Dreamland (feat. Years & Years)
Pet Shop Boys
Heart
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Heart
Pet Shop Boys
In The Night (Extended Mix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
In The Night (Extended Mix)
Pet Shop Boys
What Have I Done To Deserve This (Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 2019)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
What Have I Done To Deserve This (Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 2019)
Pet Shop Boys
Se a vida é (That's the Way Life Is)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
Se a vida é (That's the Way Life Is)
Pet Shop Boys
West End Girls
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p029hwb6.jpg
link
West End Girls
Load more tracks


Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2019
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e4v9hn/acts/anrpd4
Hyde Park
2019-09-15T01:48:32
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p07bkl97.jpg
15
Sep
2019
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2019

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2019

Hyde Park
BBC Singers at the Proms: Prom 8: Pet Shop Boys
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezjv4f
Royal Albert Hall
2014-07-23T01:48:32
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p01x65p4.jpg
23
Jul
2014
BBC Singers at the Proms: Prom 8: Pet Shop Boys

BBC Singers at the Proms: Prom 8: Pet Shop Boys

22:15
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2014: Prom 8: Pet Shop Boys
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqprzc
Royal Albert Hall
2014-07-23T01:48:32
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p023h94w.jpg
23
Jul
2014
Proms 2014: Prom 8: Pet Shop Boys

Proms 2014: Prom 8: Pet Shop Boys

Royal Albert Hall
Radio 2 In Concert: Pet Shop Boys
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ecvg9r
Salford
2012-12-06T01:48:32
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p0127qlr.jpg
6
Dec
2012
Radio 2 In Concert: Pet Shop Boys

Radio 2 In Concert: Pet Shop Boys

Salford
Glastonbury: 2010
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e2v2fx
Worthy Farm, Pilton
2010-06-25T01:48:32
25
Jun
2010

Glastonbury: 2010

Worthy Farm, Pilton

Latest Pet Shop Boys News

    BBC News - Pet Shop Boys bring a pop masterclass to Hyde Park
    The band rattle through their biggest hits... with a little help from their friends.
    8 essential music books, and the reasons why
    Where to start with the wealth of music books out there? We asked eight music writers to tells us about a favourite...
    9 of the most unlikely band origin stories
    Musicians bond in the most unlikely places, from a pizza queue to the middle of a shootout
    11 mind-blowing musical collaborations that almost happened
    With Phil Collins revealing more about his (failed) songwriting attempts with Adele, we look at other unexpected musical unions that didn't work out
Back to artist