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Westlife reunion reports 'not true' despite Louis Walsh 'confirmation'

The Independent logo The Independent 12/11/2017 Jacob Stolworthy
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The reunion of Irish boy band Westlife is not happening despite Louis Walsh "confirming" the news.

Music manager Walsh stated that the group - one of the most successful groups of all time - would "definitely" be making a comeback - however, member Nicky Byrne debunked the news on Twitter.

File photo dated 8/11/2010 of boy band Westlife whose farewell concert is to be screened live to cinemas in the UK and Ireland, allowing fans to view their final moments. © Yui Mok/Press Association Images File photo dated 8/11/2010 of boy band Westlife whose farewell concert is to be screened live to cinemas in the UK and Ireland, allowing fans to view their final moments.

Westlife sold more than 50 million records worldwide amassing 14 number one singles and 26 top ten hits over 14 years. They split in 2012.

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