Global pop music and dance group that debuted with 17 members from 17 different countries after being put together by Simon Fuller. Their first single was "Summer in the City."
The group originally came together through a global search across 11 different countries. Fuller's team traveled the world to host auditions and also launched a social media search. The top candidates from each country then went to Los Angeles for a week-long boot camp before the official group members were selected.