The Stunners were an US-American pop girl group, formed in Los Angeles, California in 2007. The group members were Tinashe Kachingwe, Allie Gonino, Hayley Kiyoko, Marisol Esparza, Lauren Hudson and Kelsey Sanders.
In 2007, Allie Gonino, Tinashe Kachingwe, Hayley Kiyoko, Kelsey Sanders, and Marisol Esparza forming the The Stunners. Six months later, the group signed with Columbia Records and released a single titled "Bubblegum" to iTunes along with the official video for the single and as contributed a song to the iCarly soundtrack. The single and video were later removed from iTunes. In December 2008 Sanders left the group to pursue her acting career and was substituted by Lauren Hudson. In 2009, the group left Columbia Records and signed a production deal with Lionsgate Entertainment, who also produced a scripted television show pilot based on the group, which was ordered by MTV. In October of that year, the girls released a 5-song EP influenced by Madonna, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna and shot a music video for their promo single "We Got It" which was released on February 22, 2010.
The group performed the song on The Today Show as well as The Wendy Williams Show. After meeting with various labels interested in the group, they signed to Universal Republic Records in 2010 and released their first single "Dancin' Around the Truth" which featured the New Boyz to iTunes as well as Top 40 radio stations. The music video premiered June 2, just before the group was announced as an opening act on Justin Bieber's My World Tour. They released a holiday single in December 2010, produced by Desmond Child, and written by the five members of the group, titled "Santa Bring My Soldier Home" and encouraged donations the USO for soldiers overseas, not with their families for the holidays.
They finished their run after twenty dates on the tour and returned to LA to record new songs with producers and writers such as Toby Gad, The Cataracs, Dave Broome,Livvi Franc, Sheppard Soloman, Jimmy Harry and Tony Kanal of No Doubt fame. They shot a fourth music video in the desert of California in November for their new song "Spin The Bottle" which premiered on December 31, 2010. A full album along with an official second single titled "Heart Stops Beating", written by Tinashe and Allie and produced by Orange Factory Music was planned, but cancelled when the group split in 2011.