Aston Merrygold

Aston Merrygold

Songwriter and former JLS member Aston Merrygold tells us about his favourite artists and songs from the red carpet of the Ivors…

Jim Ottewill
  • By Jim Ottewill
  • 10 Jun 2015
  • min read
As a member of boyband JLS, singer-songwriter Aston Merrygold was one of the most recognisable faces in pops.

The group achieved huge success after the group finished as runners-up in the fifth series of the X-Factor. Singles Beat Again and Everybody in Love topped the charts while their self-titled debut album sold over one million copies.

Since the break-up of the group, Aston has been working on solo material, refining his music and crafting his own sound.

We quizzed him at the red carpet of this year’s Ivor Novello Awards to find out about his songwriting inspirations and what the future has in store…