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Despite going through more lineup changes than both Sugababes and Destiny's Child put together, British R&B trio Honeyz were one of the most successful acts born out of the girl group explosion of the late '90s. Formed in 1997, Honeyz -- then comprised of Heavenli Abdi, Naima Belkhiati, and Celena Cherry -- released their debut single, the number four U.K. hit "Finally Found," a year later. Follow-up "End of the Line" became their second Top Five success, but after the release of debut album Wonder No. 8, Abdi announced that she was leaving the band to spend more time with her boyfriend, fellow pop star and actor Matthew Marsden. After replacing her with Mariama Goodman, a former member of girl band Solid HarmoniE, the group released its third single, "Love of a Lifetime" (number nine), and following fourth single "Never Let You Down" (number seven), their album was reissued with several new tracks. Although it failed to chart higher than its initial peak of number 33, it sold steadily and by the release of the final single, "Won't Take It Lying Down" (number seven), it had sold over 200,000 copies. The merry-go-round continued in the summer of 2000, as Goodman left the group and after a chance meeting with original member Abdi, the trio was restored to its original lineup.
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