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Last original member leaves Sugababes

Keisha Buchanan, the last remaining original member of the British girl band Sugababes, has left the band.

This was reported on the Sugababes website of the trio that the current line-up of the Sugababes has disbanded.

Heidi Range and Amelle Berrabah will continue as the Sugababes and will be joined by new member Jade Ewan, the British winner of Eurovision song contest.

Buchanan was the last remaining original member of Sugababes. The group was founded in 1998 by Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy. Donaghy was replaced by Heidi Range in 2001 and in 2005 came Berrabah replaced for Buena.

“It was not my choice to leave, but it is time for a new chapter in my life”, Buchanan told via Twitter. According to The BBC Buchanan resigned because they could get along with fellow Sugababe Ammelle Berrabah. Keisha Buchanan will continue to record for Island Records as a solo artist.

They will release their forthcoming album ‘Sweet 7’ on November 23rd through Island Records. The Sugababes had six No. 1 hits in Britain, like Freak Like Me and Push the Button.