The Wanted go seperate ways

Last updated 12:39 23/01/2014
The Wanted

TAKING A BREAK: The Wanted

Relevant offers

Music

Britney Spears hits back at accusations she lip-syncs Shakira announces world tour, only includes Europe and US U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanks band for helping him through addiction British band alt-J release new album and announce NZ tour Brad Pitt and Sienna Miller spotted getting cosy at Glastonbury Ed Sheeran fires back at Glastonbury critics who accuse him of using backing tracks Lorde thrilled with first US number one album, thanks fans The Voice Australia's Seal disses Lorde, gets taken down Arrowtown musician Holly Arrowsmith crowd funding new album From Waikato to the world stage for hip hop artist

Boy band, The Wanted are taking a break and their upcoming Word of Mouth Tour will be their last for a while.

The group, whose members are British and Irish and whose hit singles include I Found You, Chasing the Sun and Glad You Came, said they had decided to pursue their own personal plans.

"The band wants to stress to their fans that they will continue on as The Wanted and look forward to many successful projects together in the future," they said on their website, which also announced the release of a new video and single Glow in the Dark.

The group, comprising Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Nathan Sykes, Tom Parker and Jay McGuiness, was formed in 2009 and its members are in their early 20s.

They were signed by Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun and hit the US pop charts in 2012 with their infectious dance songs.

Known for their raucous behavior, the band appeared in a reality show produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions on US cable network E! that premiered in June. It followed the band as they prepared for their album and world tour.

The Wanted's 2014 tour will take them to Europe and Britain and Ireland during February and March, and to the US in April and May.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content