15 PRETTYMUCH Facts That Will Surprise You

By iHeartRadio Editorial Staff

February 8, 2018

PRETTYMUCH have earned the title of one of the hottest emerging boy bands. So, in honor of their impending global success, we compiled a list of 15 facts to get to know the group better. Psst: Fans can vote for PRETTYMUCH for Best Boy Band by heading to iHeartRadio.com/awards and across social media platforms. So, keep those votes coming, because voting will close on March 4.

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1. All five members were pursuing solo careers when Simon Cowell plucked them each from obscurity and put them together in a group. Thus, PRETTYMUCH was born. (Sound familiar? It’s exactly what happened to One Direction.)

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2. PRETTYMUCH includes members Nick Mara, Edwin Honoret, Zion Kuwonu, Brandon Arreaga, and Austin Porter.

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3. Because the group shares similar beginnings with One Direction, they’ve been compared to the U.K. boy band – and they consider it an “honor.”

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4. The group’s Instagram launched on February 14, 2017. What a perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

we out here #PRETTYMUCH 🤘

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5. Their band name came from an inside joke between member Zion and his friends from home, whose favorite phrase to say in a baby voice was “pretty much.”

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6. Their fans are called Beanz.

detroit was mad lit 🔥 can't wait to be back soon 🙌🏼

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7. PRETTYMUCH’s forthcoming album will reportedly have a French Montana feature on it as well as a track penned by Ed Sheeran.

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8. They gained traction on social media after posting covers and dance videos of popular songs from artists like Charlie Puth, Bruno Mars, and Michael Jackson.

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9. Nick competed on Season 6 of the show “America’s Best Dance Crew” as a member of the troupe Iconic Boyz.

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10. Brandon previously appeared on the reality singing competition show “Majors and Minors.”

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11. Austin already released a solo album back in 2013 called One Love and has toured with Aaron Carter.

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12. Zion earned a significant following online before joining PRETTYMUCH by posting videos of himself dancing to Instagram.

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13. Nick admitted he has a crush on the Disney Channel cartoon character Kim Possible.

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14. Edwin once tweeted that because he and Cardi B are both Dominican and from The Bronx (represent!) she and PRETTYMUCH should totally collab. Facts.

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15. Brandon’s favorite snack is Red Vines.

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