JLS

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JLS

JLS in Chicago, April 2010
Background information
Origin London
Genres R&B, pop, dance-pop
Years active 2006-2008 (as UFO)
2008-present (as JLS)
Labels Epic (2009–present)
Website jlsofficial.com
Members
Oritsé Williams
Marvin Humes
JB Gill
Aston Merrygold

JLS are an English boy band. They have sold over 3 million records worldwide. They were runners-up in the 2008 UK series of The X Factor. JLS signed a record deal with Epic records in 2009. Their debut album peaked at number-one on the UK Albums Chart and sold more than 1 million copies.[1]

Awards and nominations[change | edit source]

Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result Ref
2007 Urban Music Awards Best Unsigned Act Won [2]
2009 2009 BRIT Awards Best British Single "Hero" (with The X Factor finalists) Nominated [3]
MOBO Awards Best UK Newcomer Won [4]
Best Song "Beat Again" Won [5]
BBC Switch Live Awards Switch's Outstanding Artist Won [6]
Prom King Aston Merrygold Nominated [6]
Virgin Media Music Awards Best Group Nominated [7]
Best Newcomer Nominated [8]
Best Track "Beat Again" Nominated [9]
Hottest Male Aston Merrygold Nominated
2010 2010 BRIT Awards British Group Nominated
British Breakthrough Won [10]
British Single "Beat Again" Won
Shockwave NME Awards Worst Band Nominated [11]
BT Digital Music Awards Best Group Won [12]
Best Video "Everybody In Love" Won [12]
MOBO Awards Best UK Act Won [13]
Best Album Won [14]
Urban Music Awards Best R&B Act Won [15]
Best Group Won [15]
2011 BT Digital Music Awards Best Group Won [12]
Best Video "Eyes Wide Shut" Won [12]
Best Fansite "Eyes Wide Shut" Nominated [12]

Discography[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Aston Gets Excited Single is Out Now". Digital Spy. 2 November 20092009. http://www.jlsofficial.com/newsdiary/post/aston-gets-excited-single-is-out-now/. Retrieved 6 November 2009.
  2. "Urban Music Awards". JLS MAKE THE URBAN MUSIC AWARDS PROUD!!!. http://www.urbanmusicawards.net//uk_news.php?id=94&start=0&limit=10. Retrieved 16 December 2008.
  3. "BRIT Award Nominees". Digital Spy. http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/a143818/in-full-brit-awards-2009-nominees.html. Retrieved 4 June 2009.
  4. Best UK Newcomer MOBO 2009 Nomimation
  5. Best Song MOBO 2009 Nomination
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Switch - Switch Live - Awards". BBC. 8 November 2009. http://www.bbc.co.uk/switch/events/live2009/awards.shtml. Retrieved 13 December 2009.
  7. "Best group 2009 Awards 2009 - Music". Virgin Media. 13 November 2009. http://www.virginmedia.com/music/awards2009/best-group/. Retrieved 13 December 2009.
  8. "Best Newcomer 2009 Awards 2009 - Music". Virgin Media. 13 November 2009. http://www.virginmedia.com/music/awards2009/best-newcomer/. Retrieved 13 December 2009.
  9. "Best track - Awards 2009 - Music". Virgin Media. 13 November 2009. http://www.virginmedia.com/music/awards2009/best-track/. Retrieved 13 December 2009.
  10. Lady Gaga, jay-Z, Lily Allen Win 2010 Brit Pop Music Awards Bloomberg.com
  11. "Worst Band Nominations". NME. 25 February 2010. http://www.nme.com/news/jonas-brothers/49924. Retrieved 25 August 2010.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 2 DMA Awards! | News|JLS (United Kingdom)
  13. BEST UK ACT - In association with Lebara Mobile | MOBO Awards
  14. BEST ALBUM | MODO Awards
  15. 15.0 15.1 Urban Music Awards 2006

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