Mutya Keisha Siobhan are an English girl group based in London. Formed in 2011, the group consists of Siobhán Donaghy, Mutya Buena and Keisha Buchanan. They are the founding members of the Sugababes, although each of them departed individually in 2001, 2005 and 2009. Buena, Buchanan and Donaghy released their first group effort as the Sugababes in 2000 with the album One Touch. From November 2011, they began recording their debut album alongside the likes of Dev Hynes, Shaznay Lewis, Cameron McVey, Naughty Boy, Richard X, William Orbit and MNEK.
The Honeyz were a London-based R&B girl group formed in 1997 that originally consisted of bandmembers Heavenli Abdi, Naima Belkhiati and Célena Cherry. In 1999 Heavenli Abdi left the group and was replaced by Mariama Goodman before returning to the band in 2000 after Mariama left. Before their split in 2002 the Honeyz released seven singles, 5 of which were Top 10. In 2005 they band reformed but member Naima Belkhiati left shortly after and was replaced by Célena's cousin Candace Cherry. Mariama Goodman briefly returned to the band after Heavenli Abdi (now Roberts) left due to pregnancy.
There are two artists known as War of Words: 1) War of Words is a British girl group comprising of Abi Browning and Lucy Duffield. Their debut double A-side single 'Panic'/'Battlefield' is set to be released on December 4 through Popjustice Hi-Fi. Both songs were produced by Ben Langmaid, one half of the electropop duo La Roux. 2) Members of the War of Words collective have been a part of almost every Boston punk band you can think of, not to mention a few bands from outside of Boston .
The 18.104.22.168's are a female, three-piece, japanese rock and roll band, whose music is reminiscent of American surf music and garage rock. The band formed in Tokyo, Japan in 1986. The band currently consists of founding members Yoshiko Fujiyama (vocals, guitar) and her sister Sachiko Fujiyama (drums) and long-time bassist Akiko Omo. The group have so named themselves because they do 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's rock. They do many covers from American rock and roll records.
Angels & Airwaves (also known as AvA) is an alternative rock band created by blink-182 and former Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge. The band consists of former Box Car Racer guitarist David Kennedy, former Offspring, former Rocket from the Crypt drummer Atom Willard, and former 30 Seconds to Mars Bassist Matt Wachter, who replaced Ryan Sinn in early 2007. Tom DeLonge began working new material during the blink-182's final tour in 2004 and shortly after they began their hiatus in February 2005.
Atomic Kitten were an English girl group, first established in 1997 in Liverpool. The original line-up featured, Liz McClarnon, Kerry Katona and Heidi Range (now in the Sugababes), but Range decided to quit and was replaced by Natasha Hamilton. Jenny Frost (formerly of Precious) replaced Katona in 2001. Hamilton, McClarnon & Frost were the final and most successful line-up of the group. Atomic Kitten had three UK number one singles; Whole Again, the fourth best selling single by a girl group of all time; Eternal Flame and The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling).
Little Mix (previously Rhythmix) are the 2011 winners of The X Factor, and the first group to ever take the grand prize. The Cannonball Songfacts reports that their debut single, a cover of the Damien Rice ballad Cannonball was released digitally the morning after their win. The song was produced by Fazer, who is the N-Dubz colleague and boyfriend of their mentor, Tulisa Contostavlos. According to Songfacts, Wings, the lead single from their debut album, will be released on August 19, 2012.
Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle, Cheryl Cole, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding make up Girls Aloud, a UK girl group who were formed from the reality TV show Popstars: The Rivals, in which a girl band was pitted against a boy band in the race for the UK Christmas number one single in 2002. Girls Aloud came out on top, with their debut single Sound of the Underground hitting number one. Girls Aloud have cemented their position at the top of the heap of today's pop acts, receiving critical acclaim from every corner of the general music press - tabloids...
Mary Esther Wells (May 13, 1943