Durex teamed up with JLS to produce a condom range called "Just Love Safe", with each member of the group having their own box.
preceded by lead single "Get Stupid" on 24 July 2015.He premiered the "Get Stupid" video on , followed by an interview on Lorraine.Merrygold stated that he loved to dance and perform and certain TV appearances got him into singing.Through auditions he met future band member Marvin Humes and they stayed in contact.Showstopper was scheduled for multiple different 20 release dates but as of mid-2016 has yet to be released.
Aston grew up in Peterborough with his step Dad Orjan, Mum Siobhan and his half brother and sister Conor and Courtney. Aston moved to London for career options and to make rehearsals with JLS (known as UFO back then) easier. Updated dolls were produced for the launch of JLS' 2nd Album "Outta This World".
In 2011 Merrygold did a VT for the charity in which he met 7 year old Emily who suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta.
In 2012 JLS performed at the "Children in Need Rocks Manchester" concert performing "Take a Chance on Me".
In total, JLS have appeared in 5 charity singles: A cover of Mariah Carey's "Hero" as part of the X Factor 2008 finalists (for Help for Heroes), "Wishing on a Star" as part of the X Factor finalists featuring JLS and One Direction (for the organisation Together for Short Lives) "Love You More" (for Children in Need), "Proud" (for Sport Relief) and "Everybody Hurts" (for Helping Haiti).
4 out of 5 of these charity singles reached number one on the UK Singles Chart.
As well as being a judge he performed on the show, dancing and singing.