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London, United Kingdom (2002 – 2013)

Girls Aloud were a critically acclaimed British-Irish comprising Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle, Cheryl Cole, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding. The band was formed on 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 and earning them a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first girl band in British history to debut at number one. As well as the fastest a band has gone from being formed to getting a number one and the first band to get a Christmas number one with their debut single.

The band has released five studio albums - Sound of the Underground (2003), What Will the Neighbours Say? (2004), Chemistry (2005), Tangled Up (2007) and Out of Control (2008), plus a Greatest Hits compilation, The Sound Of Girls Aloud (2006). Major singles include Sound of the Underground, Love Machine, Biology, Something Kinda Ooooh, Call the Shots and The Promise. The girls have a record 20 consecutive top 10 singles under their collective belt now, including 4 number ones. Their lowest charting top ten single, The Loving Kind, reached number 10. However, the girls 21st single Untouchable ended their top ten streak, peaking at 11 in May. Despite this, up to week ending 21st June, it has outsold top ten singles (in order of release and highest peak in the UK chart) Wake Me Up (no.4), Long Hot Summer (no.7), See the Day (no.9), Whole Lotta History (no.6) and I Think We’re Alone Now, (no.4).

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  • lucasalvesgomes

    Oh stop. Each girl had her own spotlight, there's no such thing as "someone & the girls" -.- [2]

    24 Jan 12:38am Reply
  • dreyduarte

    I love all of them. Honestly, Cheryl may be the most famous but she's clearly not the most talented. Nicola Roberts sure is. [2]

    21 Jan 7:52pm Reply
  • ernanilg

    Oh stop. Each girl had her own spotlight, there's no such thing as "someone & the girls" -.-

    9 Jan 7:29pm Reply
  • TheTweedy

    ok... next

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • DesperateHector

    it looks more like Nadine Coyle and the girls, to be honest lol [2]

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • jefx

    You can't mistake my biology!

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • JustAKayee

    Everyone hated Nadine, lol. The other four couldn't stand her, it was the most obvious and uncomfortable thing in the world.

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • aquelematheus

    It was all about the baseline (sorry, they were a bit ahead here), Xenomania, and their personas (all five).

    25 Dec 2014 Reply
  • IgorCarvalhocs

    I love all of them. Honestly, Cheryl may be the most famous but she's clearly not the most talented. Nicola Roberts sure is.

    25 Dec 2014 Reply
  • candidotomaz

    it looks more like Nadine Coyle and the girls, to be honest lol

    25 Dec 2014 Reply
  • nicksville

    If Girls Aloud depended only on Cheryl they would be so lost. [3]

    23 Dec 2014 Reply
  • ClaudioTF

    Voltem! <3 :'(

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • DesperateHector

    if Girls Aloud depended only on Cheryl they would be so lost [2]

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • DesperateHector

    @izhaiiascruz definitely, you're a fucking idiot.

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • mat_garcia

    lmaoooo if Girls Aloud depended only on Cheryl they would be so lost

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • TheTweedy

    the only hater here is you baby, if you want to talk about Cheryl, please click here http://www.last.fm/music/Cheryl+Cole and be happy xoxo

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • izhaiiascruz

    Haters gonna hate http://nsae02.casimages.net/img/2014/12/21/141221043017192326.png

    21 Dec 2014 Reply
  • dizinho2

    I absolutely love Cheryl but anyone who comes here to say that the other girls are some kind of backing vocals for her clearly didn't even listened to any song by the group. [2]

    15 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Onelonelystar

    I luv me some GA! Wish they would have stayed together but it seems like the group had some serious issues. Personally, I think it was mainly between Nadine and Cheryl. Love all the girls equally because together with Xenomania, they made some of the most cutting-edge pop music of the past decade.

    14 Dec 2014 Reply
  • hungovers

    on the metro ♥

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
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