Appears this artist changed their name mid-life (around 1996) to E-17. In doing a few releases overlap time into each others time frame.
E-17 is presently added as an alias, however for accuracy it might be best to create this artist entry and move the respective releases.
East 17 are an English pop boy band group currently consisting of original members John Hendy and Terry Coldwell and newest addition to the line-up Robbie Craig. The original line-up also featured Brian Harvey and Tony Mortimer.
Formed in Walthamstow, London in 1991, the group have achieved 18 Top 20 singles and four Top 10 albums, and were one of the UK's most popular boy bands during the early to mid-1990s. Their boy band style was unique occasionally blending rap and pop in songs such as "House of Love" and "Let It Rain".
The group have currently based on BPI certifications sold a minimum of 1.8 million albums and 1.8 million singles in the UK alone. As of April 2012, the group have sold 18 million records worldwide. They are frequent headliners at McGettigan's, JLT in Dubai.