Where are BGT’s Loveable Rogues now – Dancing on Ice, voiceover guy and R&B star

The Loveable Rogues burst onto screens and into hearts with a memorable Britain's Got Talent audition in 2012.

The band – consisting of members Sonny Jay, Eddie Brett and Té Eugene Qhairo – won over the hearts of judges Simon Cowell and Amanda Holden with their originals songs Lovesick and Honest.

Impressing the public in the semi-finals, they also bagged a spot in the BGT final that year, finishing in fourth place behind eventual winners Ashleigh and Pudsey.

On the back of their success in the competition, the band landed an impressive £500k record deal with Syco.

Alas, it wasn't to be.

After being dropped from Syco in October 2013 due to poor record sales, the boys announced their intent to disband in November 2014.

They said in a statement at the time: "The three of us, who you’ll know as the Loveable Rogues, have made the tough, but self-assured decision to part ways at the end of the year.

"We've had the most incredible time as a band; performing, touring, playing, writing and laughing together for half a decade, but the time feels right to head in different directions and take on new endeavours."

So, where are The Loveable Rogues now? And, what exactly are they up to?

Sonny Jay

Sonny Jay is perhaps the most recognisable of The Loveable Rogues today.

Following the band's split, the 28-year-old landed a radio presenting gig on Capital FM alongside Ronan Kemp and his career has since gone from strength to strength.

In 2021, Sonny competed on and won Dancing on Ice.

He skated with professional ice skater Angela Egan in the series, beating Coronation Street star Faye Brookes and Olympic legend Colin Jackson to the crown.

Speaking about his gruelling experience on the show, Sonny recently told Daily Star: "The biggest challenge for me was… I was doing the breakfast show at the same time as Dancing on Ice so every single morning I'd get up at 4am anyway, the show starts at 6am, finishes at 10am and it always feels like a day's work when you go and do that…"

"And then I just remember having to then go to a seven hour training session on the ice, and I do genuinely look back and I think 'I don't know how I did it'."

Since winning the series, Sonny has also revealed why he is against a return to the ice.


Té Eugene Qhairo has had a major rebrand since his Loveable Rogues days.

The 29-year-old musician has ditched his first names and today performs under the moniker Qhairo.

Over recent years, the artist has released a solo EP called 60FOOTNOIR.

Speaking previously, he also opened up about how coming to terms with being queer allowed him to reach a breakthrough point with his music after feeling blocked musically six years ago.

In August 2020, he told The Line of Best Fit: "I've always enjoyed creation through sound, but for me, it's a lot more about being a physical representation of something I didn't see when I was younger.

"To be a Black man, a queer man, a Caribbean man, an African man, in the middle of the music industry in London, singing — it wasn't something I always saw."

Qhairo also still has links to his former bandmates.

In September 2018, he reunited with his Loveable Rogues bandmate Eddie Brett in an adorable snap.

Eddie Brett

Following in his bandmate Qhairo's footsteps, Eddie Brett already released his own music.

In 2019, the 30-year-old musician released his solo album.

Since leaving The Loveable Rogues, Eddie has also launched a promising voiceover career.

The London-based star has become involved in a number of voiceover projects for brands including Tesco and Mulberry since his memorable Britain's Got Talent boyband days.

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