Brief Westlife is simple. Make a note. Then break them. The band holds the Guinness World Record for the most successful of the new plan, the law at all times, to reach 7 consecutive No. 1 its first 7 singles.
Westlife rose to a six piece band formed bonds Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Milan. When implemented in a musical version of Grease in Ireland, the boys noticed pop manager Louis Walsh.
The next look for Boyzone, Walsh took the child, and take care of these hit-making machine. Cut immediately to three members, the group was originally called the West Side, than flying Westlife, in order to avoid confusion and potential legal problems that the U.S. team.
With fighting Nicky Byrne and Bryan McFadden to join first single - "I swear Again" - went straight to number one in 1999, followed quickly by "If I let you go" and "Flying Without Wings".
In March 2004, Bryan left the band to solo artist, despite the critics predicted the end of the path the band's popularity was not affected. Their last trip, "let us be Frank" is a collection of favorite band in the golden age of classic Rat Pack.
In 2005, the band released "face to face" on the album, which shot to number one and won Record of the Year Westlife song "You Raise Me Up."
Westlife signed a new five-album contract in the following year and released their eighth album, "Love Album".
Mark Feehily announced his homosexuality in 2005, when he started walking her lover, then Kevin McDaid. They got engaged in its five-year anniversary. In 2010, Mark paid tribute to Stephen Gately, who was the first member of a boyband to come.
Active group 9 album "Back Home", 2007. It reached number one in the charts and became one of the best selling albums of the year.
In 2008, the group marked its tenth year in the music industry sell-out concert at Croke Park, Dublin and 83,000 fans in attendance.
That year the same, it is recognized as Ireland's richest celebrities under 30 9 and 13 overall. As the band was 36 million euros.
They make a surprise appearance on "X-Factor" and made "Flying Without Wings" with JLS 13 December 2008.
Westlife take one year break after his 10th birthday concert and album, "When we are" in November 2009.
In 2010, a group of 11 studio "Gravity" album. "Safe", the first single from the album, reached 10 in the UK Charts.
March 14, 2011, the band announced that they had left, Simon Cowell after 13 years because of its decision not to release the second single from their latest album.
Byrne noted, disseminating, and that Cowell has had a fantastic year in 1998, but the development of "American Idol" and "X-Factor" left the band feeling "unloved."
19 October 2011, Westlife announced they will be releasing their second album Hits largest Nov. 21, 2011.
This also shows that nine out farewell tour 2012 tour date that, because they are separated.
In a statement, the band said: "It's very friendly, and after spending all of our adult life overall so far, we get a well deserved break and look at new ventures."