Boyzone are an Irish boy band comprising Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, and formerly Stephen Gately. Boyzone have 19 singles in the top 40 UK charts and 21 singles in the Ire charts. The group currently have 6 UK number one singles and 9 number one singles in Ireland with 12 of their 20 singles in the UK being in the UK Top 2. Boyzone are one of the most successful bands in the UK and Ireland. In total, the group have 19 top 5 singles on the Ire, 18 top 10 hits on the UK charts, nine #1 Irish singles chart hit singles and six #1 UK hit singles and five #1 albums, with approximately 20 million records sold by 2010 in British Isles and worldwide. The number is confirmed by Gately''s book The Tree of Seasons. Boyzone made a comeback in 2007, originally with the intention of just touring. They were put together in 1993 by Louis Walsh, who is also known for managing Johnny Logan and Westlife. Before even recording any material, they made an appearance on RTÃ''s The Late Late Show. The band has released four studio albums and seven compilation albums to date. Gately died on 10 October 2009 of natural causes while on holiday in Majorca, Spain.