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2013 X FACTOR CONTESTANTS NEXT OF KIN Are 3 Brothers from Essex England. Nate, Mark, and Kieran bass
1998 They were discovered after former Young Guitarist of the Year Mark Bass played a guitar in the Musical Exchanges music shop in Birmingham, the brothers visiting the shop because an event that they had planned to attend at the nearby NEC had been cancelled, prompting shop owner Gary Chapman to put them in touch with managment . They were signed to former Spice Girls-manager Simon Fuller's 19 Productions, and signed a record deal with Universal Records.
They played on the Smash Hits tour in 1998 and supported Boyzone on their UK tour in 1999. Their most notable single was "24 Hours From You", and helped by a promotional video shot in South Africa. and an appearance on the ITV television show Mad For It. It reached number 13 in the UK Singles Chart in February 1999, and their follow-up release, "More Love",
peaked at number 33 in June that year.
At the time of their first single they received comparisons with Hanson, with their ages ranging from 13 to 18 when they broke through in 1999.
In 2009 their song "Transform" became the theme for the UK Transformers convention Auto Assembly 2009, at which they performed live.
2012 the band found them selfs in Hollywood California with Steve Dorff, they were invited over via facebook. and stayed with Steve Dorff in his LA home. the band wrote and recorded various tracks and within a few weeks were bunkered up in NRG Studios Hollywood cutting 12 tracks...
This year see's the Brothers on the 2013 X Factor. watch the popular ITV show to find out how far they will go......