British pop music groups

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  1. British boy bands

    British boy bands

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  2. English pop music groups

    English pop music groups

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  3. British indie pop groups

    British indie pop groups

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  4. British power pop groups

    British power pop groups

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  5. British pop rock music groups

    British pop rock music groups

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  6. Scottish pop music groups

    Scottish pop music groups

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  7. Welsh pop music groups

    Welsh pop music groups

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  1. One Direction

    One Direction

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    One Direction (commonly initialised as 1D) are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after being formed and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to international success by the power of social media, One Direction's three albums, Up All Night, Take Me Home and Midnight Memories, (released in 2011, 2012 and 2013 respectively), broke several records, topped the charts of most major markets, and generated hit singles, which include "What Makes You Beautiful", "Live While We're Young" and "Story of My Life".


  2. S Club 7

    S Club 7

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    S Club (formerly known as 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 1999. In their 5 years together, S Club 7 had four UK No.1 singles, one UK No.1 album, a string of hits throughout Europe, including a top-ten single in the United States, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. They recorded a total of 4 studio albums, released 11 singles and went on to sell over 10 million albums worldwide. Their first album, S Club, 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.


  3. Manfred Mann

    Manfred Mann

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    Manfred Mann were a British beat, rhythm and blues and pop band (with a strong jazz foundation) of the 1960s, named after their South African 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.


  4. Atomic Kitten

    Atomic Kitten

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    Atomic Kitten are an English pop girl group formed in Liverpool in 1998 by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) frontman Andy McCluskey, who served as a principal songwriter during the band's early years. The line-up consists of Liz McClarnon, Natasha Hamilton, and Kerry Katona. Former Precious singer Jenny Frost joined the group in January 2001 when Kerry Katona quit on becoming pregnant; when the group reformed in 2012, Katona replaced Frost. To date the group have had three UK #1 singles: "Whole Again", the fourth-best-selling girl-group of all time; "Eternal Flame", a song originally recorded by The Bangles; and "The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)", a song originally recorded by The Paragons and by Blondie. They have also had two double-platinum #1 albums in the UK: their debut Right Now, and its follow-up Feels So Good. They released their final studio album, Ladies Night, on 10 November 2003.


  5. 5ive

    5ive

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    Five (stylised as 5ive) are an English boy band consisting of members Abz Love, 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 band were mostly known as a five-piece, consisting of Robinson, Neville, Conlon, Love and Jason "J" Brown. Brown and Love act as lead singers of the band and 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 1.8 million singles in the UK alone. They split up on 27 September 2001 after selling 20 million records worldwide.


  6. The Saturdays

    The Saturdays

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    The Saturdays are a British-Irish girl group based and formed in London, England, UK. The group consists of Una Foden, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford 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 they have experimented with contemporary R&B, dance-pop and electropop. In order to create this music, Ina Wroldsen, Steve Mac and Quiz & Larossi have been heavily involved.


  7. The Thompson Twins

    The Thompson Twins

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    Thompson Twins were a British new wave group that formed in April 1977 and disbanded in May 1993. They achieved considerable popularity in the mid-1980s, scoring a string of hits in the United Kingdom, the United States, and around the globe.


  8. All Saints

    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 members Melanie Blatt and Shaznay Lewis, and sisters Natalie and Nicole Appleton. They became one of the most successful pop groups of the 1990s, with nine top ten singles (including five number-ones), two multi-platinum albums, two gold albums and record sales in excess of twelve million worldwide.


  9. Blue

    Blue

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    Blue are 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 that they would be going on a two-year hiatus and released their first compilation album, Best of Blue on 15 November 2004. In 2005, the group announced that they would pause and go into hiatus to allow some members to develop their solo careers.


  10. The Communards

    The Communards

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    The Communards were a British pop duo active from 1985 to 1988. They are most famous for their cover of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes' song, "Don't Leave Me This Way" as well as "Never Can Say Goodbye".


  11. The Equals

    The Equals

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    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, then sporting dyed blonde hair, founded the group. Completing the original line-up were John Hall, Pat Lloyd, and twin brothers Derv and Lincoln Gordon.


  12. Mungo Jerry

    Mungo Jerry

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    Mungo Jerry is a British rock group whose greatest success was in the early 1970s, though they have continued throughout the years with an ever-changing line-up, always fronted by Ray Dorset. They are remembered above all for their hit "In the Summertime". It remains their most successful and most instantly recognisable song, and their only hit outside of the UK. Their name was inspired by the poem "Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer", from T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.


  13. Hot Chip

    Hot Chip

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    Hot Chip are a British electronic music band from London, formed in 2000. They have released five studio albums—Coming on Strong, The Warning, Made in the Dark, One Life Stand and In Our Heads. The group has been nominated for a Grammy as well as the Mercury Prize.


  14. Electrovamp

    Electrovamp

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    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.


  15. S Club 8

    S Club 8

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    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 S Club Search (2001) television series.


  16. Peter and Gordon

    Peter and Gordon

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    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.


  17. Mr. Hudson and the Library

    Mr. Hudson and the Library

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    British singer-songwriter

  18. Sigue Sigue Sputnik

    Sigue Sigue Sputnik

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    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".


  19. Solid HarmoniE

    Solid HarmoniE

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    Solid Harmonie (stylized 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 #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.


  20. Jack the Lad Swing

    Jack the Lad Swing

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    JLS (an initialism of Jack the Lad Swing) were a British boy band consisting of members JB Gill, Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold and Oritsé Williams. They originally 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 Award 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. The Proclaimers

    The Proclaimers

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    The Proclaimers are 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". 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.


  22. Marmalade

    Marmalade

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    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.


  23. Racey

    Racey

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    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.


  24. La Roux

    La Roux

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    La Roux (lɑːˈr lah-ROO) are an English synthpop act founded by singer, keyboardist, writer and producer Elly Jackson and producer Ben Langmaid, but as of 2014 consisting solely of Jackson, with backup musicians for live performance.


  25. Edison Lighthouse

    Edison Lighthouse

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    Edison Lighthouse was a UK pop group, initially a studio-only assemblage that included Tony Burrows and songwriter/record producers Tony Macaulay and Barry Mason. The band are best known for their 1970 UK chart-topper and million-selling record, "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)". They are widely regarded as a one-hit wonder, with only two songs entering any chart worldwide: "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" and "It's Up to You, Petula".


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