While the majority of the tracks are covers, the quartet's identity still shines through as they breathe their own brand of romance into the classics. 2010's "For the First Time" continued the group's success in the U.S. and 2012's "Hall Of Fame" became The Script's first #1 pop hit single in the U.K. The album Gravity opens a completely new chapter in the story of Westlife, which has finally got the material of its dream recorded. It reached the top 20 on the Irish album chart. Queen Elizabeth II knighted him. 42 fans have answered this question No one has commented yet 38%. In a 2016 interview, group member Shane Filan said, while there were no official plans, he wouldn't rule out a reunion at some point in the future. The single "Superheroes" was a #3 charting pop single in the U.K. These are the best of the Irish pop groups. However, group leader Gary Lightbody said that he battled a period of writer's block and scrapped a set of songs in favor of even better new songs. The Script released their fourth studio album No Sound Without Silence in 2014. For a short time in the 1990s, Joe Strummer, a founding member of the Clash, sang with the Pogues. They have since become one of the top pop-rock bands of all time. Band members can also play at least one musical instrument and Egan can play up to five musical instruments and a grade eight pianist. "Everything to Me" went to #14 in the U.K. in 2013. The boy band Boyzone began in 1993 when manager Louis Walsh placed advertisements for applicants to take part in an "Irish Take That." Feehily is jokingly singing his part in a heightened opera voice. The group topped the U.K. pop singles chart 13 times. The band is probably best remembered for the 1979 #1 hit "I Don't Like Mondays." Two of their songs went all the way to #1 on the pop singles chart at home in Ireland. They topped the U.S. album chart with seven studio albums and two compilations. It debuted at #1 on the UK album chart, the group's third to top that chart, and reached the top 10 in the U.S. was born on the 28th of May, 1980. Westlife have sold over 44 million … ... has died at the age … He and Brian McFadden were both members of Westlife. The Boomtown Rats came back together as a functioning band in 2013. 11 fans have answered this question No one has commented yet 91%. Bill Lamb is a music and arts writer with two decades of experience covering the world of entertainment and culture. MTV latched on to the song and its music video turning it into a top 10 pop hit in the U.S. Lead vocalist Dolores O'Riordan died unexpectedly at age 46  in January 2018. They existed from 1998 until 2012. Lead vocalist Bob Geldof co-wrote the charity holiday hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Six singles reached the top 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart. The band consists of the Corr siblings, three sisters, and their brother. The group achieved significant worldwide success in the 1990s and sold over 40 million albums worldwide. New auditions resulted in adding two new group members. Birth Sign Gemini. They released a total of five top 10 pop hit singles. Three of his solo singles have reached the top 10 on the U.K. pop charts. As a result, when trying to plan an ideal pub quiz round, it can be overwhelming to choose from the plethora of music. The Cranberries went on hiatus from 2004 to 2008 while group members worked on other projects. Danny O'Donoghue described it as a prequel to the group's debut album. The best-known lineup operated through most of the 1980s with lead vocalist Shane MacGowan. Glen Hansard's solo career has included two albums, 2012's Rhythm and Repose and 2015's Didn't He Ramble. Their ninth work, Where We Are, has much in common with its predecessors and features the same top quality, Westlife best at romantic, soft and kind ballads has tried recorded Back Home which once again reminds of the very beginning of its creative work being different only with more mature vocals and the lyrics more appropriate to the members' age, Face To Face is the first studio album from Westlife since the departure of Brian McFadden. Snow Patrol did not have significant commercial success until their major label debut album Final Straw in 2003. The Irish boyband recently announced concerts in Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork and in Wembley. However, they have failed to generate a significant pop hit single to follow up "Chasing Cars.". Mark Feehily Popularity . In the course of their career, U2 won 22 Grammy Awards, more than any other rock band. In 2015 the group came back together for a European tour and a sixth studio album titled White Light. 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