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23 Things You May Have Forgotten About Hear'Say, The Greatest Band To Have Ever Existed

They're the best. Pure and Simple.

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3. Popstars was viewed by 10 million people. 10 million!

Contestants had to audition in front of the panel, before undergoing dance and music training. There was no public vote; the producers simply eliminated contestants until the final five remained.

4. Naughty Kym almost didn't make the cut, after she lied to producers about having two children.

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Their names are David and Emily, and she was embarrassed about being a young mum :-(.

5. And even the losers had a career once the show had ended. HELLO, LIBERTY X.

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Jessica, Kelli, Michelle, Kevin and Tony - the show's runners up - formed their own group and went on to have greater commercial success than Hear'Say. BUT THEY WEREN'T AS GOOD BECAUSE NO ONE EVER HAS BEEN.


Kym's an actress on Coronation Street.

After a brief stint as a solo artist, and a six-year marriage to Eastenders actor Jack Ryder, Kym decided to focus on acting. She's done a bit of TV presenting, she was a contestant on Popstar to Operastar, and now she's a Corrie regular.

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Plus, if you look carefully you'll spot Myleene doing backing vocals for Cliff Richard's "Millenium Prayer".