The Wanted

English-Irish boy band

The Wanted are an English-Irish boy band. They are made up of five members: Max George, Nathan Sykes, Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran. They formed in 2009 and released their first album in 2010.

The Wanted
The Wanted in 2012
The Wanted in 2012
Background information
OriginUnited Kingdom
GenresPop, dance pop
Years active
  • 2009-2014
  • 2021-present
Past member(s)Tom Parker (deceased)

So far, they have released three albums: The Wanted (2010), Battleground (2011), and Word of Mouth (2013). These reached the fourth, fifth, and ninth place in the UK album charts.[1] Their first single, All Time Low, reached number 1 in the UK singles chart.[2] In 2011 they also recorded the song "Gold Forever" which was the official single for Comic Relief.[3]

Members of the group change

Current members
  • Max George - lead and backing vocals (2009–2014; 2021–present)
  • Nathan Sykes - lead and backing vocals (2009–2014; 2021–present)
  • Siva Kaneswaran - lead and backing vocals (2009–2014; 2021–present)
  • Jay McGuiness - lead and backing vocals (2009–2014; 2021–present)
Former members
  • Tom Parker - lead and backing vocals (2009–2014; 2021–2022; his death)

References change

  1. "The Wanted - Artist". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  2. "The Wanted". MTV. Archived from the original on 30 June 2010. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  3. "The Wanted record official song for Comic Relief". BBC. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2013.

Other websites change