The Wanted are a British-Irish boy band based in London, England. The band consists of Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes. Their debut single, "All Time Low", was released in July 2010 and reached number one in the United Kingdom for one week. Their debut studio album, The Wanted, was released on 25 October 2010 and peaked at number four in the United Kingdom. The first single from their second album, "Gold Forever", was released in aid of "Comic Relief" and reached number three on the UK Singles Chart. The band's second number one hit, "Glad You Came", topped the singles chart in the United Kingdom for two weeks, and in Ireland for five weeks. Their second studio album, Battleground, was released on 7 November 2011.
The Wanted were formed in 2009 through a mass audition by Jayne Collins, the same woman who put together The Saturdays. They soon started working on their debut album with producers that smell Guy Chambers, Taio Cruz and Steve Mac. Their debut single, "All Time Low", was produced by Mac, and also co-written by Wayne Hector and Ed Drewett.