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Boyzone - 41% match to Take That

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The natural inheritors to Take That’s ‘boy band’ throne in the mid-90s, this quintet of unaffected young Irish men was tailored for mainstream success by Polydor Records and their manager, promoter Louis Walsh. After auditions Keith Duffy (1 October 1974, Dublin, Eire) was recruited from his job as a mechanic, Shane Lynch (b. 3 July 1976, Dublin, Eire) from an Read more

Olly Murs - 39% match to Take That

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Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating - 32% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family
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Ronan Patrick John Keating, 3 March 1977, Dublin, Eire. Keating’s rise to fame as lead vocalist of Irish pop quintet Boyzone, gave little indication of the shrewd business brain lurking underneath his bland, choreographed exterior. Within five years of Boyzone’s debut Irish hit, a cover version of the Detroit Spinners’ ‘Working My Way Back To You’, K Read more

Will Young - 32% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Easy Listening Comedy Television
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William Robert Young, 20 January 1979, Hungerford, Berkshire, England. This politics graduate shot to fame in 2002 as the winner of the UK entertainment programme, Pop Idol. Devised by pop mogul Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls, the series expanded on the highly successful Popstars format by offering a record contract to the winner of the televised talent contest Read more

Westlife - 26% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This Irish boy band, originally known as Westside, emerged in the late 90s as the highly successful protégés of Ronan Keating of Boyzone. The three founding members, Kian Egan (Cian John Francis Egan, 29 April 1980, Sligo, County Sligo, Eire), Shane Filan (b. 5 July 1979, Sligo, County Sligo, Eire) and Mark Feehily (b. Marcus Michael Patrick Feehily, 28 May 198 Read more

Rick Astley - 24% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance
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Richard Paul Astley, 6 February 1966, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England. Astley was the drummer in a local band called Give Way, before joining soul outfit FBI in 1984 as lead vocalist. He was discovered by the successful producer/writer Pete Waterman in 1985 and worked at Waterman’s PWL studios while waiting for a recording break. In 1987 he recorded a duet, ‘ Read more

Wet Wet Wet - 23% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This Scottish pop band was formed in 1982 by Marti Pellow (Mark McLachlan, 23 March 1965, Clydebank, Scotland; vocals), Graeme Clark (b. 15 April 1966, Glasgow, Scotland; bass/vocals), Neil Mitchell (b. 8 June 1965, Helensburgh, Scotland; keyboards), and Tommy Cunningham (b. 22 June 1964, Drumchapel, Glasgow, Scotland; drums). The quartet took their name from a line in the S Read more

Backstreet Boys - 22% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Comedy Documentaries Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Spoken Word
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Formed in Orlando, Florida, USA, in the mid-90s, white vocal quintet the Backstreet Boys originally comprised Kevin Richardson (3 October 1971, Lexington, Kentucky, USA), Nick Carter (b. Nicholas Gene Carter, 28 January 1980, Jamestown, New York, USA), B-rok (b. Brian Thomas Littrell, 20 February 1975, Lexington, Kentucky, USA), A.J. McLean (b. Alexander James McLean, 9 Janu Read more

East 17 - 21% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Tony Mortimer (Anthony Michael Mortimer, 21 October 1970, Stepney, London, England), Brian Harvey (b. 8 August 1974, Edmonton, London, England), John Hendy (b. Jonathan Darren Hendy, 26 March 1971, Barking, Essex, England) and Terry Coldwell (b. Terence Mark Coldwell, 21 July 1974, Islington, London, England), the founding members of East 17, met while attending school in Wa Read more

Five - 21% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This UK pop quintet (originally spelled 5ive) enjoyed widespread success in the late 90s with their polished, hip-hop inspired sound. Ritchie Neville (Richard Neville Dobson, 23 August 1979, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, England), Scott Robinson (b. 22 November 1979, Basildon, Essex, England), Richard ‘Abs’ Breen (b. Richard Abidin Breen, 29 June 1979, Enfie Read more

Jason Donovan - 21% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Spoken Word Vocals Electronic & Ambient
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Jason Sean Donovan, 1 June 1968, Malvern, Melbourne, Australia. Donovan appeared in the Australian television soap-opera Neighbours, which, when shown on British television, commanded a considerable viewing audience of pre-pubescent/teenage girls who instantly took his character, Scott Robinson, to their hearts. His co-star Kylie Minogue had already begun to forge a career i Read more

Mika - 21% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Mica Penniman, 18 August 1983, Beirut, Lebanon. The brash, flamboyant Mika burst onto the UK charts in spectacular fashion at the start of 2007, when his single ‘Grace Kelly’ reached the top spot in January. It had taken Mika several years of constant rejection to reach this position, however, and it was no coincidence that his success came at a time when the marke Read more

Spice Girls - 20% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Spoken Word Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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When Take That abdicated as monarchs of the UK teen band scene in February 1996, there were several pretenders lining up, but few could have predicted that a female quintet would have more success in the Smash Hits -reading market than Boyzone or Peter Andre. The Spice Girls - Posh Spice (Victoria Caroline Adams, 17 April 1974, Goff’s Oak, Hertfordshire, England), Mel Read more

Gabrielle - 17% match to Take That

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George Michael

George Michael - 16% match to Take That

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio
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Georgios (Yorgos) Kyriacos Panayiotou, 25 June 1963, East Finchley, London, England. Michael first served his pop apprenticeship in the million-selling duo Wham!, the most commercially successful, teen-orientated band of the 80s. His solo career was foreshadowed in 1984’s UK chart-topper ‘Careless Whisper’, a song about a promiscuous two-timer with the oddly a Read more

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