Five (band)

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5ive
OriginLondon, United Kingdom
GenresPop rap, dance, rap rock, teen pop, pop funk
Years active1997-2001
2006-2007
2012-present
LabelsSony BMG (UK), RCA/Arista (USA) (1997-2001)
Associated actsAbs
WebsiteOfficial site
Past membersJason 'J' Brown
Richard 'Abs' Breen
Ritchie Neville
Scott Robinson
Sean Conlon

Five were a British boy band formed in 1997 by the same team that formed the Spice Girls, Bob Herbert and his son Chris. Signed by Simon Cowell, they enjoyed success worldwide, but particularly in the UK, parts of Europe, Russia, parts of Asia, Brazil, Israel, Australia, New Zealand and USA. They broke up on 27 September 2001, after selling almost 20 million records, and having 11 top ten singles and 4 top ten albums in the UK. The five members were Scott Robinson, Ritchie Neville, Jason 'J' Brown, Richard 'Abs' Breen and Sean Conlon. Four of the five original members briefly reformed the group on September 27, 2006, but only 7 months after announcing a comeback, Five made an announcement by their official website they would again disband. They reformed in 2012.