South London’s X-Factor stars JLS to reunite

By Alice Fuller

 

Boyband JLS are making a comeback after a six-year break.

Aston Merrygold, Marvin Humes, JB Gill and Oritsé Williams are set to reunite for a tour next year.

Marvin, from Greenwich, and JB, from Croydon, formed the group with Aston and Oritsé.

The group were runners up on The X Factor in 2008 but split in 2013.

JLS scored five number one singles, the most for any X Factor act, and their self-titled debut album also topped the charts.

Their biggest hits include Beat Again, Everybody in Love and One Shot.

The boys haven’t tweeted as a group since January 2014.

Since the split, Marvin, 34, has gone on to have a successful radio career as a presenter on Capital FM.

He also presented BBC One’s The Voice UK with Emma Willis and had two children with wife and ex-Saturdays member Rochelle Humes.

Aston, 31, hit the dancefloor as a contestant on the fifteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing and was also a judge on the talent show Got to Dance.

Oritsé took part in the ITV dance show Stepping Out and reached the final against Brian McFadden and his wife Vogue.

JB, 32, was a contestant on Celebrity Masterchef in 2014.

He also became a presenter on CBeebies programme Down on the Farm having been involved in the turkey farming industry.

Picture: JLS at Tup Tup Palace nightclub, Newcastle, UK in 2010 with Tup Tup Showgirls. By Johnvedwards

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