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Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley and Casey Johnson are the members of much loved, Top Ten chart-hitting UK Pop band Union J. Originally containing George Shelley, Union J were originally formed as a trio in 2011, expanding a year later in 2012. It was during the ninth series of the extremely popular British television music competition ‘The X-Factor’ that the band were formulated and put together, and overall they finished fourth in this UK competition.
RCA Records and Top Ten UK Albums Chart
Union J’s first big record deal was signed with the prestigious Sony Music’s RCA Records, and their first single in June 2013 was titled ‘Carry You.’ An album, also called Union J, followed in October 2013, which entered the UK Top Ten Albums Chart all the way up to number six.
Epic Records and 2nd Album
April 2014 brought with it a change of record labels, as the band left Sony and joined Epic Records. Union J soon released a follow up to their debut album in the form of ‘You Got It All’ in December of that year. The lead singles from this album included ‘Tonight (We Live Forever)’, and ‘You Got It All’, then Shelley left the band soon after in March 2016.
Films, Books, and New Album
May 2016 brought in an arrival of a replacement aka Stereo Kicks member Casey Johnson. Union J are hugely popular with their audience in the UK, and have starred in films, appearing in ‘Kick-Ass 2’, a superhero comedy film that saw them play heart throbs. They have also published a book, and Panini launched a sticker collection featuring the band, in addition to them releasing a range of lookalike dolls in 2014. Now veterans of numerous magazine covers and sell out tours, they are true British pop stars with wide appeal. Union J are currently working on a new album which is due out shortly.