5 After Midnight sign to Syco after finishing third on X Factor

5 After Midnight

5 After Midnight have signed to Simon Cowell's label Syco after finishing third on X Factor.

Kieran, Jordan and Nathan will start recording in the studio after the upcoming X Factor live tour, featuring the finalists.

Nathan described it as "an honour" to be "working with the best label in the business".

Jordan added: "To say we're part of a roster that includes One Direction and Little Mix is just incredible."

The label, part of Sony Music, is mainly home to TV talent show contestants, although Labrinth, OMI and Ady Suleiman are also signed to it.

Kieran thanked their fans, revealing they "can't wait" to release their music.

There's a gap in the market for a British boyband as One Direction continue on their hiatus.

Simon, and record label executives, will be hoping 5 After Midnight will have more success than Honey G whose debut The Honey G Show charted at 149.

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Managing Director of Syco Music, Tyler Brown said: "It is very rare that a group can sing, dance and perform at a level that 5 After Midnight do.

"We will be making a record that enables them to fully showcase their huge talent."

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