East 17 are an English pop boy band comprising Tony Mortimer, Brian Harvey, John Hendy and Terry Coldwell. Mortimer and Harvey are the group's frontmen and primary songwriters. 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.