Girls Aloud

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Frog sounds and electropunk freakouts! Why 00s pop was odder than the X Factor
Beyond the talent-show ballads and mass-market fluff that dominated the early 2000s was a wave of brilliant leftfield pop, with debauched lyrics sung over ‘crunchy and horrible’ music

Michael Cragg

29, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Girls Aloud’s 20 best songs – ranked!
Twenty years since their debut single Sound of the Underground, we assess the ITV talent show winners’ tracks

Alexis Petridis

01, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Girls Aloud run charity 5k for late bandmate Sarah Harding
Cheryl, Nadine Coyle and Nicola Roberts participated in Race for Life for Sarah in Hyde Park, while Kimberly Walsh joined remotely

Anna MacSwan

24, Jul, 2022 @9:20 PM

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​Girl bands made British pop great – so where have all the good ones gone?​
From SVN’s moisturiser-ad feminism to the desperately named CuteBad, the groups filling the void left by Little Mix are lacklustre. They should look to the Spice Girls’ example

Alim Kheraj

11, May, 2022 @9:42 AM

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Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts looks back: ‘We were little cows’
The singer and her sister Frankie recreate an old family photo and talk friends and fame

Harriet Gibsone

26, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Sarah Harding, singer with Girls Aloud, dies aged 39 from breast cancer
Fans and figures from show business pay tribute to pop star who was diagnosed in August 2020 and wrote memoir during her illness

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Mark Brown

05, Sep, 2021 @4:52 PM

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Sarah Harding’s heart-on-the-sleeve energy made pop look like fun
The self-described ‘Big Mouth’ brought a rock’n’roll ethos to the manufactured Girls Aloud

Michael Cragg

05, Sep, 2021 @2:17 PM

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Sarah Harding: doctor said Christmas would probably be my last
Former member of Girls Aloud, who has cancer, says she is focusing on comfort and being as pain-free as possible

Guardian staff and agency

13, Mar, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding receiving chemotherapy for cancer
38-year-old singer, who had 21 Top 10 hits with Girls Aloud, says breast cancer ‘has advanced to other parts of my body’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Aug, 2020 @2:47 PM

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'It reminded me I should not go quietly': readers' favourite UK No 1s
Guardian readers fill in the blanks in our countdown of the greatest UK No 1s of all time, with entries from Dusty Springfield to Desmond Dekker, Jimi Hendrix to Joe Dolce

Guardian readers

10, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Nicola Roberts: ‘My therapist said I was one of the most resilient people she’d ever met’
The former Girls Aloud singer is preparing to star in the West End for the first time. It’s a bold new start after years of harassment by her ex-partner

Elle Hunt

06, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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From Mutya to Beyoncé: who is the best girl band member of all time?
To mark Sugababes’ return, it’s time to rank the 25 greatest female pop-group performers

Michael Cragg

12, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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