Sugababes are a British three-piece Girl Group
, based in London. Just as famous for their constant lineup changes (see the main picture) as their music, the group has managed to achieve multi-platinum accreditation for their albums and singles (courtesy of the British Phonographic Industry) despite (or perhaps because of
) their ... chequered
Originally formed by Ron Tom in 1998, the group went on to achieve success in the UK and abroad, performing the Theme Song
to The Powerpuff Girls Movie
and Girls In Love
as well as contributing to the soundtracks of The Guru
, Love Actually
, Wild Child
and St Trinians
. They have sold eight million records in the UK alone, with six number-one singles, two-number-one albums (with five making the top-ten) and their international hit single "Push the Button" featuring on the soundtrack to the 2012 London Olympic Games.
After years of rumours, it was announced in 2012 that the original lineup was reforming under the name Mutya Keisha Siobhan
, and there was much rejoicing. After a quiet period from the current Sugababes lineup after the release of the single "Freedom", Jade Ewen has confirmed that the current Sugababes had quietly split in 2011.Note:
Any tropes for the original lineup (1998 - 2001) must be collected on this page. It makes it easier for users who are more familiar with them as "Sugababes" and it doesn't clutter up the Mutya Keisha Siobhan page.
This girl group provides examples of: