Union J are an English four-piece boy band who are based in London, United Kingdom. The group consists of members Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley, Casey Johnson and previously George Shelley. They were formed in 2011 and originally a trio, consisting of Cuthbert, Hamblett and Hensley then, 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. In March 2016, Shelley left the band. In May 2016, former Stereo Kicks member Casey Johnson was announced as his replacement.
Relation with Little Mix
Apart from being good friends, Union J also give the credits to Little Mix and Taylor Swift for inspiring them in their new album. Singer George Shelley was previously rumored to be in dating Jesy Nelson but after that Jesy denied everything by saying that she is single. The band keep appreciating the girl group through tweets also. Union J take on Little Mix in the Radio 1 Comic Relief Cinnamon Challenge.