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You Won’t Believe What Nicky’s Toothbrush Says

The signs are everywhere! Nicky is meant to represent Ireland at the 2016 Eurovision in Stockholm, and his new toothbrush indicates just that! 😉

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More on Eurovision + Nicky’s Album Promo Plans

RTÉ News talked to Nicky about Eurovision and Ireland’s plans for this year at the most awaited song competition:


Nicky told the Irish Sun that believes his late dad could be guiding his Eurovision bid. Nikki Byrne Sr was a major fan of the contest and would host Eurovision nights at Baldoyle Racecourse, where he performed in a cabaret band.

“My dad is six years dead this November but I sometimes wonder are the stars aligned this year? Because my dad was such a fan of Eurovision, he would love this. I actually feel he was in the room when we wrote the song that would be our Eurovision entry Sunlight.”

“Dad saw my career with Westlife go through the roof but he didn’t hear me on 2FM or hear my first solo album. But I still feel him very much around.”

Nicky also chatted to Goos.ie about his plans to promote his album in the future, and how his family will always come first:

“I’d love to promote the album but first and foremost I’m a dad, I’m a husband and I’m not going to be jumping on a tour for months on end,” he explained. “I’m not going to do that anymore but I’ll certainly promote the album and give it my best shot. You know I’m 37, I’m not Niall Horan, I’ve done that, I’ve worn that jersey being months on end when you haven’t been home and I loved it,” he revealed. “But it’s a young man’s game to do that and that’s not me when you have kids in school, playing their football and hobbies.”

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Nicky Has New Record Deal With Universal Music!

More congratulations are in order because Nicky just revealed on RTÉ Today that he officially has a record deal with Universal Music Ireland!

Nicky has been working on his music for two years now and hearing this makes me more proud than I already was. So happy that all his hard work is paying off. Looking forward to its most anticipated release later this year!

Here’s his interview on RTÉ Today, where he shared the exciting news:

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Nicky Byrne Is Planning His Eurovision Performance

Nicky was at the Morrison Hotel where RTÉ announced that he will be representing Ireland at Eurovision this year. He mentioned his album plans:

“I’ve written this album over the past few years and it was always going to come out in 2016.” Nicky said. “We’re talking to a label at the moment and I think a deal usually comes off the back of a single and I think Sunlight is the song to do that, it just happens to also be Ireland’s entry to the Eurovision. Hopefully the album will come out later this year but right now I’m riding the crest of this wave of Eurovision.”

Nicky also decided not to receive a fee from his Eurovision performances and instead has requested his payment to go back into the production costs.

“It’s an honour to represent my country and it makes sense to me to put that money into the performance so it can look better,” he added.


Click here to watch a video interview with The Irish Times

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Nicky mentioned to Goss.ie that he sent the song to his former Westlife bandmates before making today’s announcements:

“I haven’t asked them for advice but I’ve texted them all last night with the song and video, told them it was true and wanted them to hear from me first,” he explained. “I rang Louis as well obviously, every one of them text and were really positive, ‘love the song, love the video, very catchy, you can do it’.”

“Kian sent a lovely text saying, ‘I got your back, you can do it’, Mark’s going ‘this makes me so happy, the song, the Eurovision, you. At last you’re doing something you’ve really wanted to do’,” he smiled. “I think Shane’s in Dubai at the minute and he said ‘I loved the song, fair play, what do you have to lose’.”

For more visit Independent.ie | Click here for more on Eurovision and Nicky’s song “Sunlight”

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Huge Eurovision News: Nicky Will Represent Ireland with His Song “Sunlight”!

It’s just been confirmed by RTÉ that Nicky will be representing Ireland at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm! This are massive news, since is the longest-running annual TV song competition of the year with over 120 million viewers around the world. This is a huge platform for Nicky and it could launch his solo career in a big way!

“The Eurovision is a TV show and song contest like no other and for the past three years my Eurovision experience has gotten better and my affiliation grown stronger, as I have proudly delivered the Irish votes live from Dublin.” Nicky said. “This year I go one step further, and actually walk on that stage to represent my country, I am honoured RTÉ have chosen me and believe in this song like I do.”

Don’t think this could get any better? Continue reading: Nicky’s song for Eurovision has just been released and it’s called “Sunlight”! It was co-written by Nicky himself, renowned songwriter Wayne Hector and award-winning composer Ronan Hardiman. Watch the lyric video now and listen to the incredible song:



“I’m absolutely over the moon. I really am. To be given the opportunity to represent our country is huge,” Nicky told RTÉ News. “I’m really looking forward to it… We have what we feel is a really catchy, kind of pop/soft rock song. It isn’t a ballad, it’s a very up tempo song, it is very radio friendly.”

Nicky will perform in the Eurovision Semi-Final in the Globe Arena in Stockholm on either Tuesday 10 or Thursday 12 May, to qualify for a place in the Final on Saturday, May 14. The draw to decide which Semi-Final Ireland is to perform in will take place at the end of January.

“I also look forward to re-visiting Sweden, a country where we had so much success with Westlife over the years and I can’t wait to be a part of what I’m sure will be an amazing show in Stockholm. Ireland, I will give it my best shot. Sweden… here we come.”

Nicky has also enlisted the help of Tim Byrne, former Creative Director of Simon Cowell’s company Syco Entertainment. He will lead a team featuring Lee Lodge whose production credits include the 2015 Oscars and MTV Music Video Awards. Nicky will perform the new song live on The Ray D’Arcy Show on February 13 for the first time.

We’re super proud of our Nicky, and cannot wait to show our full support on this amazing new journey! The surprise and excitement of listening to Sunlight way earlier than expected is just incomparable. It’s his turn to show the world his talent as a solo artist!

To read the full article, click here! Keep checking back for further news and updates.

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11.01.16 – The Nicky Byrne Show Pictures

New jingles and intros on The Nicky Byrne Show this morning! Today’s guest was journalist and columnist, Vicki Notaro. She discussed last night’s Golden Globes with Nicky and Jenny. You can listen back here:



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Brand New Look for RTÉ 2fm: #SoundOfTheNation

RTÉ 2fm has a brand new look and they’re using the hashtag #SoundOfTheNation as their slogan! To go with the new changes, they released an incredible promo and a Photoshoot of each of their shows as well. Here’s the first official Nicky and Jenny professional picture for The Nicky Byrne Show. Amazing!



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Nicky Reveals More Details on His Debut Solo Album

A new article from today’s The Irish Sun has new information on Nicky’s debut solo album, like its working title: Kissing In Car Parks.

He has co-written with Wayne Hector, who penned the band’s chart-toppers Swear It Again and Flying Without Wings, and Irish writer Don Mescall, who gave Aslan their hit Too Late For Hallelujah. Ronan Hardiman will be the album’s producer.

Nicky said: “When you get in and write it yourself (an album) and not part of a band like Westlife, it is actually you. It’s your personality and your songs, your writing — it’s all you. To have Ronan Hardiman, one of the best producers in this country, to help me along with the best songwriters Don and Wayne. I’m so proud of it.”

Nicky has been working on his solo record for the past three years! But, what does this all mean for his radio show, The Nicky Byrne Show?

“When I first started in RTE, I talked to Dan Healy (Head of 2FM) and the first thing I told him was I was six or seven songs into an album I am hoping to release. Dan fully understood that, and said he fully understood that. He told me, he said, ‘When the time is right we will look at that.’”

Nicky’s biggest priority remains his wife Georgina, and his kids Rocco, Jay and Gia:

“First and foremost, I’m a husband and a father of three kids, two of which are in school. I’m enjoying that most of all. They are older now and playing football, or doing hobbies — so if a song or album took off, the first priority is my family. I’m going to be in Ireland. I would be busy jumping on planes coming back to do radio, and be a daddy and a husband.”

Last but not least, what is his opinion on the recent rumours of him representing Ireland at Eurovision this year?

“If that opportunity arose for me, I would love it because I am very patriotic.”

To read the full article, click here.

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08.01.16 – The Nicky Byrne Show Pictures

Today, The Nicky Byrne Show came live from this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Many interesting things were shared + Mentalist David Meade joined Nicky and Jenny for a fun interview! I added 19 pictures to the fansite’s Gallery, so click on any of the ones below to view all of them:

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