- an Irish boy band, formed in Dublin in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012.
- Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh, the group's second and final line-up consisted of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Shane Filan. Brian McFadden was a member from July 1998 until his departure in March 2004.
- Westlife sold over 50 million records worldwide, a total that included studio albums, singles, video releases, and compilation albums. The group accumulated 14 number-one singles in the United Kingdom. They achieved a total of 26 UK top ten singles over their 14-year career.
- Based on BPI certifications, the group have sold 11.1 million albums and 6.8 million singles in the UK.
sources cited from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westlife