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JLS 'leaving options open' after band splits

JLS are giving little away about life after the band splits, saying they're leaving their options open. Speaking to ITV's Daybreak, Aston Merrygold said he had heard rumours he may work together with singer Chris Brown.

But he added nothing had been decided. Aston said it was important to take time out after the band goes its separate ways.

JLS to headline big Britannia Stadium gig

JLS will split up at the end of the year Credit: PA

JLS will perform live at the Britannia Stadium 'Big Event' next month, one of their final gigs before they split.

They'll headline the entertainment at Stoke City on Sunday 2nd June.

The Big Event will be a seven hour extravaganza featuring a Stoke City legends v Celebrity Soap Stars football match, live music and other entertainment.

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JLS will still appear at Birmingham Pride despite split

Aston Merrygold (left) is from Peterborough Credit: PA

Organisers of Birmingham's annual Gay Pride festival have confirmed that JLS will still perform their 60-minute DJ set at the end of May, despite the group’s announcing they’re splitting up.

Last week, Birmingham Pride organisers announced the event’s biggest ever line-up. Alongside JLS, the 2013 festival will also include live performances from Bananarama, Stooshe, Lucy Spraggan, and a DJ set by Paloma Faith.

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JLS thank fans after 'phenomenal 5 years'

Boyband JLS, who announced they are set to split, have tweeted:

JLS to split after five years

Boyband JLS have announced they are splitting up after five years at the top of the music business.

The boyband shot to fame in 2008, finishing second to Alexandra Burke on ITV's talent show The X Factor.

Now, after five number one hits and two Brit awards under their belts, they are going their separate ways.

Band member Aston Merrygold, 25, was born and raised in Peterborough.

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