British pop music groups

Posted Nov 4, 2009
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  1. British boy bands

    British boy bands

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  2. Bronski Beat

    Bronski Beat

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  3. English pop music groups

    English pop music groups

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  4. British indie pop groups

    British indie pop groups

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  5. British power pop groups

    British power pop groups

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  6. British pop rock music groups

    British pop rock music groups

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  7. Scottish pop music groups

    Scottish pop music groups

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  8. The Communards

    The Communards

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  9. Welsh pop music groups

    Welsh pop music groups

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  10. United Kingdom pop musical group stubs 8 views

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  1. One Direction
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    One Direction

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    One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after forming and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to international success by social media, One Direction's four albums, Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012), Midnight Memories (2013) and Four (2014) topped charts in most major markets, and generated hit singles including "What Makes You Beautiful", "Live While We're Young", and "Story of My Life". Their fifth studio album, Made in the A.M., was released in November 2015.


  2. Coldplay
    #2

    Coldplay

    48,917 views

    Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL). After they formed under the name Pectoralz, Guy Berryman joined the group as a bassist and they changed their name to Starfish. Will Champion joined as a drummer, backing vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, completing the line-up. Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed themselves "Coldplay" in 1998, before recording and releasing three EPs: Safety in 1998, Brothers & Sisters as a single in 1999 and The Blue Room in the same year. The Blue Room was their first release on a major label, after signing to Parlophone.


  3. S Club 7
    #3

    S Club 7

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    S Club 7 is an English pop group created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller consisting of members Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Rachel Stevens, Jo O'Meara, Hannah Spearritt, Bradley McIntosh, and Jon Lee. The group was formed in 1998 and quickly rose to fame by starring in their own BBC television series, Miami 7. In their five years together, S Club 7 had four UK number-one singles, one UK number-one album, and a string of hits throughout Europe, including a top-ten single in the United States, Asia, Latin America and Africa. They recorded four studio albums, released 11 singles and went on to sell over 10 million albums worldwide. Their first album, S Club (1999), had a strong 1990s pop sound, similar to many artists of their time. However, through the course of their career, their musical approach changed to a more dance and R&B sound which is heard mostly in their final album, Seeing Double (2002).


  4. Manfred Mann
    #4

    Manfred Mann

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    Manfred Mann were an English beat, rhythm and blues and pop band (with a strong jazz foundation) of the 1960s, named after their keyboardist, Manfred Mann, who later led the successful 1970s group Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Manfred Mann were chart regulars in the 1960s, and the first south-of-England-based group to top the US Billboard Hot 100 during the British invasion. Three of the band's most successful singles, "Do Wah Diddy Diddy", "Pretty Flamingo" and "Mighty Quinn", topped the UK Singles Chart.


  5. Atomic Kitten
    #5

    Atomic Kitten

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    Atomic Kitten are an English pop girl group formed in Liverpool in 1998 whose current members are Liz McClarnon, Natasha Hamilton, and Kerry Katona. The band was formed by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) frontman Andy McCluskey, who served as a principal songwriter during their early years. Sugababes singer Heidi Range was included in the original line-up but was replaced by Hamilton. The group's debut album Right Now was released in October 2000 and peaked at number 39 in the UK. After four top ten singles, Katona quit the group and was replaced by former Precious singer Jenny Frost. "Whole Again", their next single, became their most successful single when it topped the UK singles chart and became the 13th best-selling single of the 2000s. The group re-released their debut album, with some tracks re-recorded with Frost's vocals. The album hit number one in the UK with the album going double platinum after selling over 600,000 copies in the UK.


  6. 5ive
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    5ive

    12,202 views

    Five (stylised as 5ive) are an English boy band consisting of members Sean Conlon, Ritchie Neville, and Scott Robinson. They were formed in 1997 by the same team that managed the Spice Girls before they launched their career. The group were mostly known as a five-piece, consisting of Robinson, Neville, Conlon, Abz Love and Jason "J" Brown. Five enjoyed remarkable success worldwide, particularly in the United Kingdom, most of Europe, and Asia. The group have currently based on BPI certifications sold a minimum of 1.6 million albums and 2 million singles in the UK alone. They split up on 27 September 2001 after selling 20 million records worldwide.


  7. The Saturdays
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    The Saturdays

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    The Saturdays are a British girl group based in London, England. The group formed during the summer of 2007. The line up consists of Frankie Bridge, Una Foden, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King and Vanessa White. They were formed through Fascination Records, who gave them an instant record deal with the label as well as a sub-division of Polydor Records. As soon as the contract was finalised, the band went on tour with Girls Aloud during their Tangled Up Tour. The group's music style is pop, however throughout their career their management have experimented with dance-pop and electropop. To create this music, Ina Wroldsen, Steve Mac and Quiz & Larossi have been heavily involved.


  8. The Thompson Twins
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    The Thompson Twins

    5,274 views

    Thompson Twins were a British music group that formed in April 1977 and disbanded in May 1993. Initially a new wave group, they switched to a more mainstream pop sound and achieved considerable popularity in the mid-1980s, scoring a string of hits in the United Kingdom, the United States, and around the globe.


  9. All Saints
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    All Saints

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    All Saints are an English-Canadian girl group. Originally founded in 1993 as All Saints 1.9.7.5., the group was re-founded in 1995 as a quartet consisting of English members Melanie Blatt and Shaznay Lewis, and Canadian sisters Natalie and Nicole Appleton. They became one of the most successful pop groups of the 1990s, with nine top ten singles on the UK Singles Chart (including five number-ones), two multi-platinum albums and two gold albums. By 2002, the band had sold in excess of 11 million albums worldwide.


  10. Blue
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    Blue

    3,521 views

    Blue is an English R&B group consisting of members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe. The band originally formed in 2000, releasing three studio albums, All Rise (2001), One Love (2002) and Guilty (2003) that all peaked at number one in the United Kingdom alongside releasing 16 singles, over a four-year period. The group also worked alongside artists such as Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Lil' Kim. In late 2004, the group announced a hiatus and released their first compilation album, Best of Blue, on 15 November 2004.


  11. The Communards
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    The Communards

    3,270 views

    The Communards were a British pop duo active from 1985 to 1988. They are most famous for their cover versions of "Don't Leave Me This Way" and "Never Can Say Goodbye".


  12. The Equals
    #12

    The Equals

    2,438 views

    The Equals were a British pop, R&B and rock group, that formed in North London, England in 1965. They are mainly remembered for their million-selling chart-topper, "Baby, Come Back". Eddy Grant, at times sporting dyed blonde hair, founded the group. Completing the original line-up were John Hall, Pat Lloyd, and twin brothers Derv and Lincoln Gordon.


  13. Mungo Jerry
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    Mungo Jerry

    2,390 views

    Mungo Jerry are a British rock group whose greatest success was in the early 1970s, though they have continued with a changing line-up that has always been fronted by Ray Dorset. The groups's name was inspired by the poem "Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer", from T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. They are identified with their biggest hit "In the Summertime". It remains their most successful and most instantly recognisable song. They had nine charting singles in the UK, including two number ones, and five top 20 hits in South Africa.


  14. Hot Chip
    #14

    Hot Chip

    1,898 views

    Hot Chip are a British electronic music band formed in London, in 2000. They have released six studio albums: Coming on Strong (2004), The Warning (2006), Made in the Dark (2008), One Life Stand (2010), In Our Heads (2012), and Why Make Sense? (2015). The group has also been nominated for the Mercury Prize.


  15. Electrovamp
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    Electrovamp

    1,455 views

    Electrovamp are a Welsh electropop duo, consisting of sisters Tammy-Jay and Kally Davies (the younger), who were signed to Island Records. They were originally called Kute and supported Girls Aloud on their What Will the Neighbours Say? Live tour consisting of twenty-five dates in the UK. They have released four singles to date, their debut single, "I Don't Like the Vibe in the VIP", released on 31 December 2007, followed by "Drinks Taste Better When They're Free", which was released on 13 October 2008 and appears on the soundtrack to the 2008 comedy film How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (which also includes another song by them, titled "I Love What You Do"). Electrovamp were nominated for Best New Artist at the TRL Awards 2008 in Italy.


  16. S Club 8
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    S Club 8

    1,320 views

    S Club 8, formerly S Club Juniors, were a spin-off of the British pop group S Club 7. The group's members, Frankie Sandford, Jay Asforis, Daisy Evans, Calvin Goldspink, Stacey McClean, Aaron Renfree, Hannah Richings, and Rochelle Wiseman were all in their early teens or younger when they were chosen from thousands of hopefuls on the television series S Club Search in 2001.


  17. Mr. Hudson and the Library
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    Mr. Hudson and the Library

    1,102 views

    Benjamin Hudson McIldowie (born 26 June 1979), better known by his stage name Mr Hudson, is a English musician, songwriter and producer from Birmingham, England. First rising to prominence in 2006 with Mr Hudson And The Library, Hudson would later find solo success on Straight No Chaser, in 2009, spawning the hit single "Supernova" featuring Kanye West.


  18. Peter and Gordon
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    Peter and Gordon

    1,377 views

    Peter and Gordon were a British pop duo, comprising Peter Asher (b. 1944) and Gordon Waller (1945–2009), who achieved international fame in 1964 with their first single, the million-selling transatlantic No.1 smash "A World Without Love." The duo had several subsequent hits in the so-called British Invasion-era.


  19. Sigue Sigue Sputnik
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    Sigue Sigue Sputnik

    1,037 views

    Sigue Sigue Sputnik were a British new wave band formed in 1982 by former Generation X bassist Tony James. The band had three UK Top 40 hit singles, including the song "Love Missile F1-11" and "21st Century Boy".


  20. Jack the Lad Swing
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    Jack the Lad Swing

    860 views

    JLS (an initialism of Jack the Lad Swing) were an English pop/R&B boy band consisting of members Jonathan Benjamin Gill, Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold and Oritsé Williams, originally formed by Oritsé Williams. They initially signed to Tracklacers production company New Track City and then went on to become runners-up of the fifth series of the ITV reality talent show The X Factor in 2008, coming second to Alexandra Burke. Following their appearance on The X Factor, JLS signed to Epic Records. Their first two singles "Beat Again" and "Everybody in Love" both went to number one on the UK Singles Chart. The band's self-titled debut album was released on 9 November 2009, and has since sold over 1 million copies in the UK. JLS won the awards for British Breakthrough and British Single ("Beat Again") at the 2010 BRIT Awards. They also won several awards at the MOBO Awards for Best song for "Beat Again" in 2009 and also Best Newcomer in the same year. In 2010 they won the MOBO Awards for Best UK act and Best Album. They also went on to win their fifth MOBO in 2012 by winning Best Video for "Do You Feel What I Feel?". They won the title of the UK's hardest-working band for two constitutive years, in 2011 and 2012.


  21. Solid HarmoniE
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    Solid HarmoniE

    891 views

    Solid Harmonie (stylised as Solid HarmoniE, also known as SHE) are a British pop girl group. The group was moderately successful, releasing five singles and a self-titled album, before disbanding in 2000. They had the most success in the Netherlands where their album went to No. 1 in the album charts and was certified gold. Also the single "I Want You to Want Me" peaked at #4 in the Dutch single charts. They sold over a million records worldwide.


  22. The Proclaimers
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    The Proclaimers

    809 views

    The Proclaimers is a Scottish band composed of identical twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid. They are best known for the songs "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", "Sunshine on Leith", "I'm On My Way" and "Letter from America", and their distinctive singing style with a Scottish accent. The band tours extensively throughout the world. They have released nine studio albums from 1987 until the present, as well as two compilation albums and a DVD.


  23. Marmalade
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    Marmalade

    1,039 views

    Marmalade was a Scottish pop rock group from the east end of Glasgow, originally formed in 1961 as the Gaylords, and then later billed as Dean Ford and the Gaylords. In 1966 they changed the group name to The Marmalade. The most successful period for the band, in terms of UK chart success, was between 1968 and 1972. From the early 1970s, after the original players began to drift away, the band evolved with many further changes and still exists to this day touring the nostalgia circuit. With the departure of Graham Knight in September 2010, there are now no original Marmalade members remaining in the band.


  24. Right Said Fred
    #24

    Right Said Fred

    815 views

    Right Said Fred is a British band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989. Guitarist Rob Manzoli joined the duo in 1990. The group is named after the song which was a hit for Bernard Cribbins in 1962. With over 20 million records sold worldwide, the group has achieved multi-platinum status and has also won two Ivor Novello Awards – for "I'm Too Sexy" (1991) and "Deeply Dippy" (1992). In 1993, Right Said Fred was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Group.


  25. Racey
    #25

    Racey

    710 views

    Racey was a British pop group, formed in 1976 in Weston-super-Mare, by Clive Wilson and Phil Fursdon. They achieved success in the late 1970s and early 1980s with hits such as "Lay Your Love on Me" and "Some Girls". The group was formerly known as Alive 'n' Kicking.


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