Boyzone Biography

Boyzone are an Irish boy band. Their most famous line-up was composed of Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, and Shane Lynch. Boyzone have had 21 singles in the top 40 UK charts and 22 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 24 singles in the UK being in the UK Top 2. Boyzone are one of the most successful bands in Ireland and the United Kingdom. In total, Boyzone had 19 top 5 singles on the Irish Singles Chart, 18 top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart, nine No. 1 Irish hit singles and six No. 1 UK hit singles and five No. 1 albums, with 25 million records sold by 2013 worldwide.

They were put together in 1993 by Louis Walsh, who is also known for managing Johnny Logan and Westlife. Before even recording any material, Boyzone made an appearance on RTE's The Late Late Show. The group split in 1999. Boyzone made a comeback in 2007, originally with the intention of just touring. Gately died on 10 October 2009 of natural causes while on his holiday in the Spanish island of Majorca with his civil partner, Andrew Cowles. In 2012, the Official Charts Company revealed the biggest selling singles artists in British music chart history, with Boyzone currently placed at 29th and the second most successful boy band in Britain, behind Take That. To date, Boyzone has released four studio albums and seven compilation albums.

The group have currently based on BPI certifications sold a minimum of 5.9 million albums and 7.1 million singles in the UK alone.

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Boyzone News

Boyzone told to split by manager Louis Walsh - Tabloid Hell

But Keith Duffy denies that anything is wrong with the boyband

  • Jun 13, 2011

Boyzone beat Gorillaz to secure UK Number One album

Mother's Day effect causes chart upset

  • Mar 14, 2010

Boyzone recording tribute album to Stephen Gately

Late singer's vocals will appear on two tracks on the record

  • Nov 1, 2009

Daily Mail's Jan Moir 'apologises' for Stephen Gately article

Journalist says 'sorry if I have caused distress' about Boyzone-related article

  • Oct 23, 2009

Stephen Gately's life celebrated at Dublin funeral

Ronan Keating breaks down as he pays tribute to his Boyzone bandmate

  • Oct 17, 2009

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Boyzone Music Videos

Who We Are Play Video

Who We Are

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Light Up The Night Play Video

Light Up The Night

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The Hour Before Christmas

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Boyzone Reviews

Keith & Shane : Girl You Know It's True

Keith & Shane : Girl You Know It's True

Their rapping is proof positive that people should not listen to rap unsupervised...

  • Dec 8, 2000

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