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  Hear'Say
Autumn 2000: ITV's Popstars search started -  thousands of hopefuls performed in front of the tough judges
1/17 Autumn 2000: ITV's Popstars search started - thousands of hopefuls performed in front of the tough judges
February 2001: The final line-up was kept a big secret until they were officially unveiled as the Popstars band - Hear'Say!
2/17 February 2001: The final line-up was kept a big secret until they were officially unveiled as the Popstars band - Hear'Say!
The fivesome, Danny, Noel, Myleene, Kym and Suzanne all lived in a house together and worked hard dancing and singing
3/17 The fivesome, Danny, Noel, Myleene, Kym and Suzanne all lived in a house together and worked hard dancing and singing
They performed Pure & Simple live for the first time on TV in February 2001 -  Suzanne had ditched her extensions!
4/17 They performed Pure & Simple live for the first time on TV in February 2001 - Suzanne had ditched her extensions!
It's was all glitz and glamour as they stood on the red carpet at the Brits 2001
5/17 It's was all glitz and glamour as they stood on the red carpet at the Brits 2001
Everyone seemed to want to hear them!
6/17 Everyone seemed to want to hear them!
March 2001: The nerves did not show as they did their first live concert at the Astoria
7/17 March 2001: The nerves did not show as they did their first live concert at the Astoria
Kym Marsh was always quite a noticeable and talkative member of the group
8/17 Kym Marsh was always quite a noticeable and talkative member of the group
In April 2001, they chatted to Radio 4's Go For It presenters quite happily
9/17 In April 2001, they chatted to Radio 4's Go For It presenters quite happily
They even did royal performances to celebrate the Duke of Edinburgh's 80th birthday and 45 years of Duke of Edinburgh Awards
10/17 They even did royal performances to celebrate the Duke of Edinburgh's 80th birthday and 45 years of Duke of Edinburgh Awards
And they launched their own
11/17 And they launched their own "mini-mes"!
It seemed the celeb bubble would go on and on for the group as they trod the red carpet again at the TV Awards 2001
12/17 It seemed the celeb bubble would go on and on for the group as they trod the red carpet again at the TV Awards 2001
January 2002: But the bubble finally went pop when Kym Marsh had enough of it all and left the group suddenly
13/17 January 2002: But the bubble finally went pop when Kym Marsh had enough of it all and left the group suddenly
And then there were four...
14/17 And then there were four...
The show had to go on - the band perform without Kym in Dublin
15/17 The show had to go on - the band perform without Kym in Dublin
The band decided the search for a new fifth member and held massive open auditions
16/17 The band decided the search for a new fifth member and held massive open auditions
February 2002: Former dancer Johnny Shentall joined the group - but the pressure was just too much and they split in October
17/17 February 2002: Former dancer Johnny Shentall joined the group - but the pressure was just too much and they split in October

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