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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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  • 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 5:38pm 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 5:12am Reply
  • hungovers

    on the metro ♥

    11 Dec 7:02pm Reply
  • TheTweedy

    They were a GROUP, not a quartet, not only CHIMOLA or just "cheryl and their backing vocals" they were the biggest girl band of the last decade, stop underestimating the talent of the other 4 girls, this is extremely RIDICULOUS, all owe their success to the group! Does Cheryl have this recognition without the Girls Aloud? hmmm I don't think so.

    11 Dec 6:39pm Reply
  • dreyduarte

    Cheryl was just someone else on group! Nicola and Sarah had a special way of acting and singing and they could stand out by themselves... Kimberly was good too. Nicola was like the main girl (or at least she acted like that)... there was nothing special about Cheryl in the group... who says "Cheryl Aloud" probably is a noob who doesn't know anything at all about group.

    10 Dec 3:13pm Reply
  • vctrgms

    Actually people are getting to know Cheryl out of the UK now and they probably don't even know she was in a girlband so it still does not make sense to come here and reduce the group to her. I'm standing up for all the girls, even though Cheryl IS my favorite, because they each bring something unique to the group (which makes it what it is: one of the greatest pop acts there is) and you can't just come here and overlook Nicola, Sarah, Nadine and Kimberley. GA5 <3

    10 Dec 4:47am Reply
  • DesperateHector

    Stop saying "Cheryl & the Girls", "Cheryl Aloud". This is about Girls Aloud.

    7 Dec 9:49pm Reply
  • DesperateHector

    The truth? This is about Girls Aloud not about Cheryl's fame. You don't love GA, pls. Go to Cheryl's page. Fucking haters.

    7 Dec 9:46pm Reply
  • CHEZZBIAN

    Chemistry (Christmas Edition) ♥

    6 Dec 8:50pm Reply
  • izhaiiascruz

    I'm not talking about how many lines she has in whatever song, just stop trying to be blind and face the truth, if you step out of the UK, there's only Cheryl, nobody knows who these other girls are, no matter how much percent they were in the band. Anyways, I love GA, but this is nothing but the truth

    6 Dec 2:36am Reply
  • DesperateHector

    Cheryl Aloud??? HAHAHAHAHAHA OMG. Only Nadine is the 70% of the girlband.

    5 Dec 3:09pm Reply
  • ArthurAC_

    saves my life day after day

    4 Dec 6:59am Reply
  • vctrgms

    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.

    28 Nov 7:53pm Reply
  • TheTweedy

    v Comments like this are so fucking BORING! [2] people think that Girls Aloud is a PCD 2.0, sorry but not today Satan, not today

    27 Nov 2:28pm Reply
  • izhaiiascruz

    Cheryl Aloud

    22 Nov 2:12am Reply
  • nicksville

    My favorite girl group EVER... They may be broke up but the music never gets old. [6]

    21 Nov 11:58am Reply
  • nicksville

    v Comments like this are so fucking BORING!

    21 Nov 11:56am Reply
  • Matt_Malex

    Cheryl & The Girls

    19 Nov 9:17pm Reply
  • Eudes_Ferreira

    ^_^

    18 Nov 3:06am Reply
  • dizinho2

    My Favorite Girl Group EVER.. They may be broke up but the music never Gets old [5]

    17 Nov 8:08pm Reply
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