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JLS thanks fans for 'support, dedication and love'

JLS has released a personal message to their fans this morning after it was announced the boyband is to split after a farewell tour.

To each and every JLSter, our beloved fans around the world. We wanted to make sure that you heard it from the four of us, that we have decided to bring our time as a band to an end.

It has been the most incredible journey over the last 6 years and we have achieved more things than we could have ever dreamed possible. Thanks to all of you guys, your support, your dedication and your love, you have changed our lives forever and we wouldn't be where we are today without you.

We are currently in the studio working on what will be our last album - Goodbye; The Greatest Hits. We will be bringing you a new single later in the year to coincide with the album and the tour.

Goodbye; The Greatest Hits Tour will be the last time that we will perform together as a 4 and we want to make sure that this tour is the best ever and that we end on a high! We will always remain brothers and friends and we will always be your boys.

– JLS STATEMENT

Read more of the message from JLS here.

Sun showbiz editor: JLS split is 'genuinely amicable'

The Sun newspaper's showbiz editor Gordon Smart spoke to Daybreak about JLS' rumoured split.

He said: "Normally in these kind of circumstances there has been some kind of fallout," he added, "In this case it is genuinely an amicable split.

"They're very mature, they've had everything planned from day one and I think they've just made the decision that it's best to part before there's a fallout."

Read: Report: Boyband JLS to split after five years

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JLS fans 'devasted' to hear of boyband split

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Just came on to find out JLS are splitting up... This is actually really upsetting and to think itll be our boys one day upsets me even more

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i have huge respect for jls because they treat their fans so well and you can tell they genuinely appreciate them

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Report: Boyband JLS to split after five years

The Sun Newspaper is reporting that boyband JLS are to split up after 5 years together. It's reported they are planning a farewell tour.

Marvin Humes, Oritse Williams, Jonathan " JB" Gill and Aston Merrygold of JLS
Marvin Humes, Oritse Williams, Jonathan " JB" Gill and Aston Merrygold of JLS Credit: Press Association

Speaking to The Sun, singer Aston said: β€œIt’s just that time. We are still best of friends and always will be β€” but this is the end.”

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