Union J

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Union J (originally Triple J) are an English boy band consisting of members Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley, and previously, George Shelley and Casey Johnson, until their departures in 2016 and 2017 respectively. The band formed in 2011, originally as a trio known as Triple J, consisting of Cuthbert, Hamblett and Hensley. They auditioned for the ninth series of the British television music competition The X Factor where they met Shelley who joined the band at the judges' request. They finished fourth and were subsequently signed to Sony Music subsidiary RCA Records[1]. Their debut single "Carry You" was released in June 2013. Their self-titled debut studio album followed in October 2013 and peaked at number six on the UK Albums Chart.

Union J left RCA Records in April 2014 and signed with Epic Records[2]. In the lead-up to the release of their second album You Got It All - The Album, the band released two singles: "Tonight (We Live Forever)" and "You Got It All".

In March 2016, Shelley left the band[3] and Johnson was announced as his replacement in May. In April 2017, Johnson left Union J and the band's remaining members announced that they would continue as a trio.[4]

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Union J
 
Union J is the self-titled debut studio album by English boy band Union J.
Carry You
 
"Carry You" is a song by English boy band Union J.
Tonight
 
"Tonight (We Live Forever)" is a song by English boy band Union J.
You Got It All
 
"You Got It All" is a song by English boy band Union J.

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Fans and Union J bandmates mourn sudden death of George Shelley’s sister
  –  May 8, 2017
George Shelley became famous after his band Union J, which has now split, appeared on The X Factor in 2012. The singer came out in 2016, following speculation about his sexuality after he appeared on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! In a YouTube ...
Union J comfort ex-member George Shelley after sister's death
  –  May 8, 2017
Boy band Union J have sent their condolences to former member George Shelley following the death of his sister. Harriet Shelley, 21, died on Saturday after she was struck by a car on April 28. A spokesman for George told the Sun: “George and the entire ...
Union J comforts ex-member George Shelley after sister's death
  –  May 8, 2017
Boy band Union J have sent their condolences to former member George Shelley following the death of his sister. Harriet Shelley, 21, died on Saturday after she was struck by a car on April 28. A spokesman for Shelley told the Sun: "George and the entire ...
Union J’s Jaymi Hensley signs for Celebrity Masterchef ahead of band’s musical comeback
  –  April 10, 2017
It comes after sources revealed Union J are set to make a return to the music scene this summer with brand new tracks—after signing to new management. A source said: “Jaymi is extremely excited for this opportunity and hopes that he can walk away a winner.
Union J's Josh Cuthbert exclusively reveals when to expect their new music after securing new management
  –  March 18, 2017
Josh Cuthbert has dished on just when fans can expect a new album during an exclusively interview with OK! Online. Union J - made up of Josh, JJ Hamblet, Jaymi Hensley and Casey Johnson - has just secured new management after coming to the end of a UK tour.
Union J want new music to attract male audience
  –  March 18, 2017
The 'Carry You' hitmakers have set themselves the challenge of appealing to both sexes as they hope their first record without former band member George Shelley - who quit in March 2016 - will make men like boy bands. Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz ...
Union J hoping to attract male audience with new music
  –  March 18, 2017
Union J are hoping that their new music will attract a male audience. The boyband – made up of JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley, Josh Cuthbert and Casey Johnson – are hoping to appeal to both sexes when they release their new music. Speaking exclusively to ...

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