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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:

UPDATE: Here are some additional photos of Nicky leaving the event:

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The Nicky Byrne Show: BT Young Scientist Broadcast Tomorrow

Nicky and Jenny will be broadcasting The Nicky Byrne Show live from the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition tomorrow! Want to go say hi? Tickets for the exhibition can be purchased at the door for entry:

  • Adults: €12
  • Students/Concessions: €6
  • Family Ticket: €25 – 2 adults and up to 2 children
  • For more information visit btyoungscientist.com

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    05.01.16 – The Nicky Byrne Show Pictures

    Todays The Nicky Byrne Show got started with a very special doll: Lottie Ryan’s! 😉 Here’s a picture the show’s account shared. You can catch up by visiting their official site: rte.ie/2fm/nicky-byrne/



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    The Nicky Byrne Show Returns Today at 10am on RTÉ 2fm

    This last week and a half has felt kind of empty without Nicky and Jenny, but today the show finally returns! Tune into RTÉ 2fm at 10am (Ireland and UK time – click to find your timezone), or you can listen online by choosing on one of the links below:


    The Official Site | RTÉ 2fm App | RTÉ Radio Player App

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    Nicky is No. 5 in RSVP Magazine’s: Top 10 Hottest Irish Men

    RSVP Magazine just released its Top 10 Hottest Irish Men list, and Nicky Byrne is No. 5! Here’s what they said:

    Westlife fans are sure to agree with this one! Nicky has always been a popular choice and judging by your tweets, you ladies are still crazy for the 2fm star.

    Congrats to Nicky… Although he’s number 1 in my eyes! 😉

    To read the full list click here!

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    Westlife Makes it to RTÉ 2fm’s Top 100 of the Century

    Congratulations are in order because Westlife has made it to RTÉ 2fm’s Official Top 100 of the Century! “Uptown Girl” landed at No. 30 and “You Raise Me Up” is No. 42! Well done, lads!