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18 May 2020 22:32

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Take That reunite for first ever Meerkat Music digital gig – hosted by Aleksandr Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Howard Donald and Robbie Williams to perform from their homes to yours – for Britain's first ever Meerkat Music show Comparethemarket.com meerkat, Aleksandr, will host Take That and Robbie Williams' first performance and reunion in two years Take That is the first in a line-up of headline artists who will perform on the Meerkat Music platform - the latest in comparethemarket.com's rewards programme - this summer Meerkat Music launches Friday 29 May 2020 at 20.00 on the CompareTheMeerkat YouTube channel and Facebook Live The first-ever show will be available to everyone and feature an exclusive reunion of iconic British band, Take That and Robbie Williams – broadcast digitally from their homes to yours. In a world-first, the band will perform together in a streamed online show via YouTube and Facebook Live. comparethemarket.com meerkat mogul, Aleksandr, takes centre stage as presenter of the new entertainment series. The debut Meerkat Music virtual show will be broadcast to the nation on Friday 29 May 2020 at 20.00 on the CompareTheMeerkat YouTube channel and Facebook Live. Hot off the back of Gary Barlow's charming 'Crooner Sessions' in lockdown; the Meerkat Music launch will see the 'Greatest Day' stars perform with Robbie Williams for the first time since December 2018.

Performing a series of their most celebrated hits, Take That and Robbie Williams will hit the digital stage to entertain fans throughout the nation. Julie Daniels, Head of Rewards at comparethemarket.com said "We've been rewarding our customers with entertainment through Meerkat Meals and Meerkat Movies for a number of years – and music has been on our radar for a while. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Robbie Williams have chosen to support Nordoff Robbins (with whom the band have a long-standing relationship), as well as the charity Crew Nation, a global relief fund for live music crews, alongside this one-off streamed reunion performance. Robbie Williams also commented "I am really looking forward to performing with the boys again – it's always a pleasure. Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation are both such brilliant charities and I'm thrilled to be supporting them around this show.

Meerkat Music is the latest from the comparethemarket.com rewards programme – joining Meerkat Movies and Meerkat Meals. Access to the Take That gig will be available to everyone, with exclusive content and subsequent Meerkat Music headline acts available exclusively for comparethemarket.com customers. comparethemarket.com actively works with its brand partners to help provide great services to customers. Nordoff Robbins is the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, dedicated to enriching the lives of people affected by life limiting illness, isolation or disability. We also work in partnership with over 270 organisations to bring music therapy to as many vulnerable people who could benefit from it as possible.

Comparethemarket.com is hosting a virtual reunion of Take That and Robbie Williams to "help lift the nation's spirits at an incredibly challenging time". The musicians will perform together for the first time since December 2018 in a streamed online show via YouTube and Facebook Live. Julie Daniels, head of rewards at Comparethemarket, said: "We've been rewarding our customers with entertainment through Meerkat Meals and Meerkat Movies for a number of years – and music has been on our radar for a while. Kicking off with Take That, the line-up of headline artists who will perform on the Meerkat Music platform this summer will help lift the nation's spirits at an incredibly challenging time. "We are pleased to announce that Meerkat Music will partner with music-therapy charity Nordoff Robbins, which has been significantly impacted by the current crisis. Take That and Robbie Williams confirm one-off reunion from their homes - how to watch online Robbie Williams and Take That have confirmed they are to reunite for a special performance of some of their biggest hits later this week. Take That will reunite to raise money during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with Robbie, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald getting together from their separate homes. It will mark the first Meerkat Music gig, and will take place on Friday, May 29 at 8pm on the Compare the Meerkat YouTube channel and Facebook Live. The band will be supporting music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation, which supports concert crew workers via a relief fund. Robbie previously said he didn't want to reunite with the group without Jason. "We are also delighted to be supporting Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation around this show, two charities very close to our hearts." Robbie added: "I am really looking forward to performing with the boys again – it's always a pleasure. (L-R) Howard Donald, Robbie Williams, Mark Owen and Gary Barlow of Take That (Photo: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images) Copyright: Getty Images Williams, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, and Howard Donald will perform together for the first time since 2018, although it will be a show with a difference. The performance is the first to be held under the Meerkat Music banner, and is being organised in conjunction with price comparison website Compare the Market. It will take place on Friday 29 May from 8pm and will be available to stream through the Compare the Meerkat YouTube channel and Facebook Live. It's technically not the first time Williams has reunited with old colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic; he and Barlow recently came together for a duet from their homes, performing their single 'Shame'. Through the livestream, the band will be supporting music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation, which supports concert crew workers via a relief fund. "We are also delighted to be supporting Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation around this show, two charities very close to our hearts," the group said in a statement. Williams added: "I am really looking forward to performing with the boys again – it's always a pleasure. Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation are both such brilliant charities and I'm thrilled to be supporting them around this show. Take That formed as five-piece in 1989 with Robbie Williams and Jason Orange also featuring in the original line-up. He left again in 2012, but has returned for a number of one-off performances since, most recently on The X Factor in 2018, when Robbie was one of the judges with his wife Ayda Field.