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The Saturdays

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) The Saturdays are a five-piece girl group with members from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The band consists of 5 performers; Una Healy (born 10 October 1981), Mollie King (born 4 June 1987), Frankie Sandford (born 14 January 1989), Rochelle Wiseman (born 21 March 1989) and Vanessa White (born 30 October 1989). Frankie and Rochelle were previous members of the now parted group S Club Juniors / S Club 8 and Mollie auditioned on the hit UK TV programme The X Factor as part as the girl group Fallen Angelz.

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Sierra

1) Sierra is a Jazz female singer from Indonesia.
Sierra Soetedjo are a newcomer in the jazz world of Indonesia, who studied vocals at WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts). Sierra also had a guest star in Tompi's album (My Happy Life), where Sierra and Tompi duet in the song Love Letter.
Sierra's debut album titled Only One. 2) Sierra was an American Contemporary Christian music vocal trio, founded in 1992 and quickly signed to Star Song, who released their debut self-titled album in 1994. The group released four albums before breaking up in 2002.

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Girls Aloud

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...

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The Velvelettes

The Velvelettes were a 60's femal vocal group founded in 1961 by sisters Carolyn and Millie Gill with cousins Bertha Barbee-McNeal and Norma Barbee (both from Flint, Michigan) on the Western Michigan University campus, where they were students. The group signed to Motown Records, but weren't given top priority, as other female vocal groups were attracting audiences and recording hits. While the group awaited their chance at stardom, they recorded backing vocals for more established Motown girl groups, including The Marvelettes, Martha & The Vandellas, and The Supremes.

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Frank

A UK girlgroup formed in 2004. They like the 'Monkees' and 'S Club 7' before them, were stars of their own TV show called 'Totally Frank'. Series 2 was aired in the UK on Channel 4 & E4 in Summer 2006. The group shared the same producers as 'Girls Aloud'. 'Frank' co-wrote their debut album 'Devil's Got Your Gold' (released in the UK on August 7th 2006) and also played all their own instruments. Their debut single 'I'm Not Shy' debuted at number 40 in the UK.

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Angels & Airwaves

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.

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Ruby Blue

There is more than one artist with this name.
#1 - British folk/pop band from the end of the 80s fronted by Rebecca Pidgeon. Further members: Roger Fife, Erika Spotswood (Erika Woods), Anthony Coote. #2 - A San Diego based jazz group. #3 - short-lived girl group consisting of Alexis Krauss, Jayme-lyn Amoscato, Candy Paulino & Alice Tai. Krauss later became part of duo Sleigh Bells. #4 - A reggae/dub/jazz group from Brisbane, Australia featuring Peter Hunt of Kooii.

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Precious

Disambiguition: there are actually at least five bands named Precious: 01. An 80's darkwave electronica project. 02. A girl group from the UK. Louise Rose, Anya Lahiri, Jenny Frost, Kalli Clark-Stemberg and Sophie McDonnell make up the girl group Precious. Precious represented the United Kingdom in the 1999 Eurovision Song with the song 'Say It Again' and came 12th. This song entered the UK top 40 at number 6.

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