A BOYBAND who rose to fame on The X Factor and became one of the UK’s favourite bands has been announced as the second act for the 2024 Eden Sessions.

Multi-award-winning boyband JLS will perform at the Eden Project on Saturday, July 13, 2024, following the release of their 2021 comeback album 2.0, the first JLS record since 2013’s Goodbye – The Greatest Hits.

The London-based four-piece, consisting of  Oritsé Williams, Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold and JB Gill are known for their ‘rich, harmonious vocals and slick dance moves.

The band appeared on the X Factor in 2018 and became increasingly popular with audiences across the UK despite being named runner-up to Alexandra Burke.

Following their time on the talent show, JLS reached the top of the charts with five number-one singles, including the enduring dance floor classic ‘Beat Again’ and the ballad ‘Everybody in Love’.

They have sold more than six million records and more than 1.4 million live tickets. The JLS live experience is so in demand they have played London’s 02 Arena more than 20 times.


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In 2010, JLS became the first X Factor act to win a BRIT Award when in 2010 they took home both the British Breakthrough Act and British Single for Beat Again, the fastest-selling single of 2009.

They later added five MOBO Awards, four Digital Music Awards and three Urban Music Awards to their collection of silverware. Their five studio albums – JLS, ‘Outta This World’, ‘Jukebox’, ‘Evolution’ and ‘2.0’ – have all reached the top five in the UK album charts.

Rita Broe, Managing Director of Eden Sessions Ltd, said: “We’re hugely excited to be welcoming JLS, one of the biggest British pop acts in recent years, to the Eden Sessions next summer. They have an enviable collection of hits and incredible stage energy, both of which are sure to get the Sessions crowd bouncing!”

Tickets for JLS at the Eden Sessions on Saturday, July 13, 2024, cost £50 plus a £6.50 booking fee and are available through www.edensessions.com.

Tickets are on sale to Inside Track pass holders from midday on Tuesday, November 7. The general ticket sale is at 2 pm on Friday, November 10.

JLS join Suede and Manic Street Preachers, who play a co-headlined show on June 29, at the 2024 Eden Sessions with more artists to be announced in due course.