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The Wanted Biography


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Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 2010-present
Genres: Country, Electronica/Dance, Pop, Rock


The Wanted is a British and Irish boy band based in London, England. The band consists of Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.

Their debut single, “All Time Low,” was released in July 2010 and reached #1 in the United Kingdom for one week. Their debut studio album, “The Wanted,” was released in October 2010 and peaked at #4 in the United Kingdom.

The first single from their second album, “Gold Forever,” was released in aid of “Comic Relief” and reached #3 on the U.K. Singles chart. The band's second #1 hit, “Glad You Came,” topped the singles chart in the United Kingdom for two weeks and in Ireland for five weeks. Their second studio album, “Battleground,” was released in November 2011. It debuted at #5 in the U.K. and at #4 in Ireland.