Boyzone are an Irish Four-piece vocal pop group comprising Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham, Keith Duffy and Shane Lynch. Boyzone have 19 singles in the top 40 UK charts and 21 singles in the Ire charts. The group currently have 6 UK number one Singles and 9 number one singles in Ireland with 12 of their 20 singles in the UK being in the UK Top 2. Boyzone are one of the most successful bands in the UK and Ireland. In total, the group have 19 top 10 singles on the Ire, 18 top 10 and six #1 UK hit singles and five #1 albums, with approximately 18 million records sold by 2010 in British Isles and worldwide. This includes all the band's album sales. This number was also confirmed by Stephen's book The Tree of Seasons.
They famously made a comeback in 2007, originally with the intention of just touring. Boyzone was put together in 1993 by Louis Walsh who is also known for managing Johnny Logan and Westlife. Before even recording any material they made a now infamous appearance on RTÉ's The Late Late Show. Their first album Said and Done was released in 1994 and the following three studio albums in 1996, 1998 and 2010. Seven compilation albums have been released so far. Co-lead singer Stephen Gately died on 10 October 2009 of natural causes while on his holiday in Majorca, Spain.