Artist Biography Union J (originally Triple J) are an English boy band consisting of members Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley and George Shelley. Formed in 2011 and originally a trio consisting of Cuthbert, Hamblett and Hensley, Shelley was later added to the group in 2012 through the ninth series of British television music competition The X Factor, in which they finished fourth. They subsequently signed a record deal with Sony Music subsidiary RCA Records, and released their debut single "Carry You" in June 2013. Their self-titled debut studio album, Union J, followed in October 2013 and peaked at number six on the UK Albums Chart.
In April 2014, Union J left RCA and signed with Epic Records. Their second studio album will be released later in 2014.