Sugababes, a female pop group trio from London, England formed in 1998.
Releasing seventeen singles and five albums that have reached top 40 charts worldwide,
including four UK number one singles and a UK number one album, the trio have more top
10 hits with original songs than any other band since The Supremes.
The Sugababes have sold over 2 million singles and 8 million albums worldwide. In 2006 they were rewarded a Guinness World Record for "Best Female Act of the Century" and in 2003, they were the first pop group ever to grace the main stage of Glastonbury. Order your Sugababes Tickets online today!
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Sugababes have gone through a number of lineup changes throughout the years. Original bandmembers included Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy. Heidi Range, a founding member of Atomic Kitten, was announced as Donaghy's replacement in 2001. Amelle Berrabah took over from Buena in late December 2005.
The Sugababes' first debut single "Overload" made the UK Top 10 and was nominated for a Brit Award. The song also reached number 3 in Germany and number 2 in New Zealand. The group wrote some of the tracks on One Touch, and had help of All Saints producer Cameron McVey. Their debut album produced three more top 40 hits in the UK - "New Year", "Run for Cover" and "Soul Sound".
The trio signed a new record contract with Island Records in 2001. Their first single on the new label, "Freak Like Me", was produced by Richard X -- where the Sugababes recorded the song in Richard X's own flat. The song used a sample from "Are Friends Electric?" by Gary Numan's Tubeway Army, with the girls performing lyrics taken from Adina Howard's "Freak Like Me". Their second single with Range, "Round Round", produced by Kent-based production group, Xenomania, was the group's second UK number one single and reached number two in Ireland, the Netherlands and New Zealand. On the back of these hits, Sugababes' second album Angels With Dirty Faces debuted at number two on the UK album chart and was a success across Europe. The third single from the album, a ballad entitled "Stronger" gained the girls their third straight top 10 hit in their native country.
The group's third album Three was released in late 2003 and continued success reaching number three on the UK Album Chart, preceded by the Xenomania produced "Hole In The Head". In 2004, the trio joined acts such as Coldplay's Chris Martin, Dido and Robbie Williams on a 2004 version of the 1984 Band Aid's orginial "Do They Know It's Christmas?", which in December went to number 1 in the UK and sold over 200,000 copies in it's first week. The charity single which all the money raised went toward famine relief in the Darfur region of Sudan.
On 2 October 2005 the Dallas Austin produced track "Push The Button" debuted at number one in the UK singles chart, giving the girls their fourth number one single and first Irish number one single. The song was later nominated at the Brit Awards for 'Best British Single'. The single also went number one in Austria and New Zealand. On 16 October 2005, Taller In More Ways became the band's first UK number one album. On that same date, the girls celebrated being number one in the singles, album, airplay, and download charts at the same time.
The Sugababes released a singles compilation in November 2006, which peaked at number 3 on the album charts in the UK. The compilation contains tracks from One Touch to Taller In More Ways, excluding tracks "New Year", "Soul Sound", "Angels With Dirty Faces", and "Follow Me Home", most of which were not released outside of the UK. The single "Easy" is the only original material on this album.