JLS (Band)

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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. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 19 lists, 25 albums, 191 songs, 86 film credits, and key facts about JLS!

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JLS is a member of the following lists: Brit Award winners, Black British musicians, The X Factor (UK) contestants, British pop music groups, British rhythm and blues musical groups, Musical groups established in 2007, British boy bands, English boy bands, Musical groups disestablished in 2013 and Black British musical groups.

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191 Songs »
1 Everybody In Love 2009
2 One Shot 2009
3 Beat Again 2009
4 She Makes Me Wanna 2011
5 The Club Is Alive 2010
6 Love You More 2010
7 Keep You 2009
8 Eyes Wide Shut 2010
9 Close To You 2009
10 Crazy For You 2009
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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