The Osmonds

American family singing group

The Osmonds are an American family singing group. They have had a long and varied career. They sung barbershop music as children, got success as teen-music idols, produced a hit television show. They have continued as solo and group performers.

The Osmonds
The Osmonds performing in Hamburg; 1970s (l-r): Alan, Merrill, Donny, Jay and Wayne
Background information
OriginSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
GenresR&B, pop, disco, soft rock, blue-eyed soul, funk, country
Years active1958–present[1]
MGM/Polydor Records
Elektra/Asylum Records
Warner Bros.
MGM/Kolob Records
Associated actsDonny & Marie, 1976
Donny & Marie 1998
MembersAlan Osmond
Wayne Osmond
Merrill Osmond
Jay Osmond
Donny Osmond
Marie Osmond
Jimmy Osmond
Past membersTom Osmond

The Osmonds are Mormons: devout members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Their religious values have influenced their careers.[2]


  1. "The Osmonds". MTV. Retrieved 27 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Biography: The Osmonds, pure and simple (documentary)