In October 2003 Michu Stalder was introduced to Chrigu Trummer and Sandro Leopold and laid the foundation for United to Be Famous. Initially Flo Burri played on bass and helped over several years to build the band.When Burri decided in late 2010 to leave United to Be Famous for personal reasons Tim Keller joined the band and took his place on bass.
Beginning of 2009, singer Michael Stalder competed on the Swiss talent show Star Music and came in 5th Place. After the show aired, United to Be Famous got their first studio album Welcome to the show. On the subsequent tour they played almost 100 concerts.