August 15, 2017 by julietannb
Irish twins John and Edward Grimes, first burst into the public eye in 2009, when as 17 year old school boys, they appeared on UK talent show, The X Factor.
The boys, as they were then, caused a sensation, known as the Jedward paradox, the nation was divided, in a love/hate relationship with the young singers. Jedward eventually finished a respectable 6th place.
Due to their ongoing popularity, it was decided they should quickly release an album of covers which was titled ‘Planet Jedward’. Containing a heady mix of banging pop songs, it soon reached double platinum in the twins native Ireland and paved the way for their second album, ‘Victory’.
The exciting thing about ‘Victory’, released in Ireland on 5 August 2011, and in the UK, 6 years ago today on 15th August 2011, is that it showed Jedward weren’t a one hit wonder and had the ability to…
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