Westlife is a quartet pop group that formed in Ireland in 1998. Their debut, self-titled album was released in 1999 to great acclaim. They made pop history in both Britain and Ireland when their first seven singles rocketed to No. 1. They have released approximately one album each year since their inception, and each one has been met with wide popularity in the UK. Their hit single, "Swear It Again," made it to the US Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Originally considered a boy band, Westlife has matured into a vibrant, pop- rock sound that appeals to teens and young adults alike. Their 2010 album titled Gravity is a testament to the evolution of their sound. They continue to tour throughout the world in promotion of their albums.