- 18 May 12
Work commences on his album after Westlife's final tour.
Shane Filan has jumped ship from the label Westlife have been with for 14 years, Sony, and signed a solo deal with Universal.
He’s expected to start work on a solo album as soon as the band complete their farewell tour.
Meanwhile, the 32-year-old’s financial woes continue with his property company, Shafin Developments, going into receivership. Estimates of their debts has ranged between from €4 million to €20 million. Their main creditor is Ulster Bank who helped finance projects in Leitrim and Sligo, some of which never went ahead.