On today’s The Nicky Byrne Show, Jenny talked to Nicky on the phone about last night’s Eurovision 2nd Semi-Final results. Sad to hear Nicky so down about what happened, but I hope that he knows he didn’t let anyone down – on the contrary, he made us prouder than ever! We love you, Nicky!
Nicky also released the following official statement:
“Obviously I’m disappointed – I really would have loved to represent Ireland at the final on Saturday, but sometimes things just don’t work out the way you want them to. I went out there and gave it my absolute best shot. I’ve had such an amazing time in Stockholm and I’m so glad I had the honour of representing Ireland at Eurovision. I’ve had some brilliant experiences and met fantastic people so I’ll take those special memories with me. I have no regrets – life is short and it was an incredible opportunity to represent my country in front of a global audience. I would recommend it to any music act to take on the challenge next year – there is no bigger platform. Over 200 million people watch the Eurovision and with America broadcasting the for the first time this year and Justin Timberlake performing during the interval act it just goes to show how popular and loved it is. I want to thank Team Ireland – Ian, Jay, Janet, Jennifer and Johann for all their hard work. It was brilliant to have such a great team with me. Thanks and love to Georgina, the kids and my family, thanks to friends, colleagues,my management team Tim and Joanne, RTE and Universal for all the support in recent months. There are too many people to thank – you know who you are and I’m very grateful for all the support you’ve shown me. Thanks to all the fans and everyone around the world who voted. When I get home I’m looking forward to promoting the new album Sunlight. I’m so proud that I had the opportunity to fly the flag for Ireland at Eurovision 2016.”
Nicky spent his morning calling different radio stations in Ireland and the U.K. to talk about how things are going in Stockholm for Eurovision. Also, he got to play a challenge with Wynne Evans from BBC Radio Wales that you don’t want to miss! Listen back:
To continue promo week, Nicky’s interview on the Gerry Kelly Show was broadcasted this afternoon on BBC Radio Ulster. He gave more details on how his album got started and put together… Definitely worth the listen!
Click to play – Skip to Minute 12:50
Nicky also has more interviews coming up in the next 3 days, click here for the full schedule!
There’s no better way to start the weekend than by getting two new versions of Nicky’s debut single, ‘Sunlight’. You can listen to both of the remixes by visiting Nicky’s Official YouTube Channel, or by watching the videos below:
Last saturday, at half time of the St Kevin’s Boys vs Barcelona game in the Academy Cup, Nicky was interviewed on Near FM where he talked about the game and his career as a footballer. He played with St Kevin’s for a year before he went to Leeds United.
You can listen back to the full interview here:
And talking about football, Nicky tweeted another picture of the Soccer Aid Cup. We’re ready for history to be repeated #TeamROW!