In total they released 3 albums, sold in excess of 1.5 million albums in the UK, completed 5 sell-out UK tours, sold in excess of 40,000 Live at the Royal Albert Hall DVDs (one of the concerts on their first tour) and also released a best selling autobiography Our Way. On 5 April 2007, G4 announced on GMTV that they were calling it a day at the end of July 2007. Jonathan signed with new management Jonathan Shalit in 2007 and secured a £1 million, 5 album deal with Universal Classics and Jazz (UCJ) which is part of the Universal Music Group. He was offered an album deal by the three major labels, EMI, Sony and Universal." His first solo album with UCJ, Tenor at the Movies, was released on 18 February 2008. For 5 Sunday afternoons from 17th February 2008 Jonathan Ansell presented The Great Movie Composers on ClassicFM coinciding with the release of his solo album. On 24th February 2008 Jonathan's album Tenor at the Movies went straight to number 1 in the Classical Chart and stayed there for 3 weeks and reached Number 9 in mainstream charts making him the youngest tenor ever to top the Classical Charts. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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