Boyzone

Boyzone

About Boyzone

Boyzone are an Irish boy band. Its most famous line-up was composed of Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, and Shane Lynch. Boyzone have had 19 singles in the top 40 UK charts and 21 singles in the Irish charts. The group have had 6 UK number one singles and 9 number one singles in Ireland with 12 of their 20 singles in the UK being in the UK Top 2. Boyzone are one of the most successful bands in the UK and Ireland. In total, the group have had 19 top 5 singles on the Irish Singles Chart, 18 top 10 hits on the UK charts, nine #1 Irish Singles Chart hit singles and six #1 UK hit singles and five #1 albums, with approximately 20 million records sold by 2010 worldwide. The number is confirmed by Gately's book The Tree of Seasons. Boyzone eventually made a comeback in 2007, originally with the intention of just touring. They were put together in 1993 by Louis Walsh, who is also known for managing Johnny Logan and Westlife. Before even recording any material, they made an appearance on RTE's The Late Late Show. The band has released four studio albums and seven compilation albums to date. Gately died in 2009 of natural causes while on holiday in Majorca.

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