Girls Aloud are an English-Irish girl group that were created on the ITV1 talent show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002. The group, consisting of Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh, have been successful in achieving a string of twenty consecutive top ten singles (including four number ones) and two number one albums in the UK. All their albums are certified platinum, and they have been nominated for five BRIT Awards, winning Best Single in 2009 for "The Promise".
Girls Aloud have become one of the few UK reality television acts to achieve continued success, amassing a fortune of £25 million by May 2009. Guinness World Records lists them as "Most Successful Reality TV Group" in the 2007 edition. They also hold the record for "Most Consecutive Top Ten Entries in the UK by a Female Group" in the 2008 edition. The band have been working with Xenomania, who produce all of their material, since the start of their careers. The group has sold ten million records worldwide.
Girls Aloud are currently in a year-long hiatus to pursue solo projects, but will reunite in 2010 to record a new album for a 2011 release. In April 2010 it was reported that the...
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