Kingsland Road
Contestant Profile
Hometown East London


Category Groups
Mentor Gary Barlow
Placement 9/12

Kingsland Road were a five-piece boy band consisting of Joshua Syrus "Josh" Zaré, Joe Brian "Connor" Conaboy, Jon James "JJ" Thompson, Matthew "Matt" Cahill and Jay Scott. They participated in Series 10 of The X Factor as part of the Groups category, mentored by Gary Barlow, finishing in 9th place.

The X FactorEdit


Post The X FactorEdit

Post-show they funded the release of their debut album via Pledgemusic and released their debut single "Dirty Dancer" in 2014, which reached #85 in the UK charts. Their follow-up single failed to chart.

In October 2014, they signed a record deal but the same month Jay Scott decided to quit the band. Their debut album was released in spring 2015 and on June 1 it was announced that they would be splitting up.

Series 10 Finalists
Abi AltonHannah BarrettKingsland RoadLorna SimpsonLuke FriendMiss DynamixNicholas McDonaldRough CopySam BaileySam CallahanShelley SmithTamera Foster

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