Where is BGT’s Loveable Rogues now – mercilessly abandoned and Dancing on Ice champion
Loveable Rogues were destined for incredible success after being finalists on Britain’s Got Talent – but they had no impact on the much-anticipated charts and they were dropped
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Lovely Rogues are exactly what it says on the tin – three cheeky chappies that have won the hearts of the nation.
The trio were finalists on Britain’s Got Talent in 2012, featuring a hit band consisting of Sonny Jay Muharrem, Eddie Brett and Té Eugene Qhairo.
The boys impressed the BGT judges and won countless fans love with their original songs like “Lovesick” and “Honest”.
Unfortunately, they didn’t manage to go all the way and win the competition, finishing in fourth place behind eventual winners Ashleigh and Pudsey.
Despite losing to a dancing dog, they caught the eye of music mogul Simon Cowell, whose record label made them a life-changing offer.
However, it all fell apart just two years later, leading to the band’s disbandment.
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Shortly after their BGT series ended, the Loveable Rogues signed a deal believed to be worth a whopping £500,000 with Simon’s Syco Music record label.
They released a free mixtape through their Soundcloud channel later that year before releasing their debut single ‘What A Night’ in April 2013.
The band has grown so big that they even earned a spot as Olly Murs’ supporting act on his 2013 Right Place Right Time nationwide tour.
Chingford’s boys have played two solid matches at the O2 Arena in their hometown of London in a standout career.
They even have ambitions to disrupt America, something many legendary British bands have struggled with.
However, just a few months later, their world was once again turned upside down in a rather devastating way.
Sadly, Loveable Rogues was dropped by Simon’s record label in October 2013 after releasing only a single song.
Due to their disappointing chart performance, record label bosses decided to pull the plug on cheeky chappies.
It was reported that the trio didn’t have the impact Syco wanted, so they were dropped from the label.
A source told The Sun: “The Loveable Rogues are a very good group but they haven’t had the impact people hope.
“After ‘BGT’ subsided, the public didn’t seem to care about them any more. They’ve made pretty good strides and you can’t say the record label hasn’t tried their best to promote them.
“But sometimes you have to make tough decisions. There’s no point in throwing money at good after bad. The time is over.”
Embarrassed, the boys discussed the risks of signing with Syco earlier in the year.
They even acknowledged the fact that many previous performances of talent had failed in an interview with the Huffington Post in April of that year.
“You look at their roster and there’s no one that doesn’t do well, and people say ‘look who they beat’ but I’ll drop them too,” Té said.
They vowed to strive, partnering with Gravity MGMT’s Alex Katter to release their EP ‘Honest’ in May 2014.
They toured the UK as part of the title ‘The Talking Monkeys Tour’ in March of that year before starting a second in November.
Their second title tour is named after their debut album ‘This & That’, which peaked at #6 on the iTunes chart and 37 in the UK.
However, that wasn’t enough and the band announced some sad news after their second tour.
They released a statement explaining that they parted for good which read: “To all our fans and followers and anyone else who has joined in on our adventures. us in the last five years we have some news.
“The three of us, who you will know as Loveable Rogues, have made the difficult but confident decision to part ways at the end of this year.
“We’ve had the best time as a band – composing, performing, touring and playing together for half a decade – but the time is right to go in different directions and get real. new efforts.”
They added: “We are all enthusiastic and excited about the next phase of our personal journey and look forward to sharing the news of our upcoming projects with you!”
It’s not the end for Sonny Jay, who became a host on Phoenix FM radio station in Brentwood, Essex, in June 2015.
In 2016 he joined Capital FM as an overnight host, then was rewarded just a year after joining Roman Kemp and Vick Hope on Capital Breakfast.
Along with her role on morning radio, Sonny hit the field in 2021 to compete in Dancing On Ice with professional figure skater Angela Egan.
Before the series began, Sonny admitted the ordeal was far more horrifying than Britain’s Got Talent.
Sonny said: “I was on Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 and it was scarier. When I was on BGT, I was with two other people doing it.
“It was even scarier because I realized it was one of the biggest things I could do. This time I was doing it alone so I couldn’t look at my two friends.”
He managed to outdo his BGT performance and eventually won the figure skating competition.
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