X Factor's Union J sign book deal prior to first single

Boy band Union J
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The band who finished fourth in last year's X Factor have signed a book deal to create their memoirs, before their first single has been released.

Union J was formed in 2012 after both individual artist George Shelly and group Triple J were rejected from the competition and reworked as a band.

Their first single is due to be released this June through RCA records.

The artists were formed by judge Louis Walsh and their popularity grew with a large following on Twitter.

Writer Daniel Bunyard said: "I'm over the moon to be working with Union J on their first book. They have huge talent, a great chemistry together and a genuine passion towards what they're doing."

They have been described as the next One Direction.

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