The Wanted's Max: "We're The Boy Band Version Of Susan Boyle"

11 January 2012, 07:52 | Updated: 11 January 2012, 07:57

The 'Lightning singer confesses that the group are extremely popular with mums.

The Wanted star Max George has admitted that he thinks his band can be compared with Susan Boyle.

The 'Warzone' singer made the comparison after revealing that the boy band are very popular with older fans.

He told the Daily Star: "A lot of mums like us, Tesco charts – we smash it. We're like the boyband version of SuBo."

Siva Kaneswaren also added that fellow boy band stars One Direction beat them when it comes to screaming girls but believes they have a lot more male fans

"There's not much competition with One Direction when it comes to screaming girls. We have a lot more 19-year-old screaming men," he said.

Meanwhile, the band made their US TV debut yesterday (10th January) after performing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and are due to head out on a series of American dates starting on the 17th January.