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The Westlife Reunion is On

We waited 6 years, we heard the constant rumours, we held our breaths for as long as I can remember, but now… Now it’s official! Westlife are back! I can’t believe I’m actually typing this. After a well deserved break, Nicky, Shane, Kian and Mark have decided to get back together for new music and a new tour. This comes on their 20th Anniversary and months away from the celebration of their very first single, “Swear It Again”.

Stay tuned for all the latest news, tour dates and music, because yes, guys, THEY BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN!

Here’s what they boys told The Sun about their most anticipated reunion:

Shane: “We genuinely missed each other and missed the buzz of performing on stage together to all our fans. We still have a lot that we want to achieve as a band and we want to bring our new music to fans all over the world.”

Nicky: “While we were away, we realised what Westlife really meant to the fans — and to us.”

Kian: “This time around our children will get to enjoy Westlife and see their daddies on stage.”

Mark: “It felt so great to be back in the studio together and hanging out with each other again. It just felt right. We’re fresh, ready and so excited for this new next chapter of Westlife.”

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Nicky Sings “Angels” By Robbie Williams

Nicky’s been using his vacactions to practice his modeling skills, posing next to a statue, showing his different outfits. But what made fans extremely happy was the video he shared of Karaoke night with his family, where he sang “Angels” by Robbie Williams. If you’ve been a Nicky fan for a while, you know he’s sang it onstage before, and you can watch it back clicking here.

How I missed this! 😊❤

#Hollybops #Karaoke #Family ❤️ @robbiewilliams 😜

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Nicky Byrne addresses Westlife reunion rumours

Nicky Byrne has set the record straight on those Westlife reunion rumours.

There was speculation recently that the band were getting back together, so sat down with Nicky to get the inside scoop.

Firstly, it appears that there are no immediate plans for Nicky to rejoin Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan on stage.

‘There is no truth in it! The thing about it is the four of us haven’t been in a room together since Jodi’s [Kian’s wife] mum’s funeral,’ he said.

‘That was the last time we spoke properly as a band, if you want to call it that.’

But there was some good news for fans of the boyband as Nicky was enthusiastic about the idea of the boys getting back together at some point.

‘I’d love to do a Westlife reunion as I hope would the other lads,’ the 2FM presenter said.

‘I wouldn’t love to do it now as I’ve got so much going on and I’m sure the other boys are the same.

‘So until we sit in a room and say what to you want to do? We don’t have a record deal but I’ve already heard labels that are interested.’

‘But we have discuss what kind of music we want to make. A big Westlife ballad, where does that sit with the current songs on radio? Where do we fit?

‘Not that we can’t fit, you look at Take That, they come out with great songs. That’s what I feel we would need to do.

‘I’d love to see all the fans again. I’d need to consider what would happen to the radio, can I take a sabbatical.’

‘I don’t know if we know when the right time for a reunion would be,’ the Dancing with the Stars host admitted.

‘I’d love to put a DVD on of a Westlife show with the four of us and have a few beers and laugh in a good way or what it used to be like!’

Nicky was chatting to us at the National Maternity Hospital Foundation coffee morning at Holles Street to celebrate World Prematurity Day on Friday 17th November 2017 supported by WaterWipes.

Drogheda based Irish Company WaterWipes has produced special “donate packs” for Prematurity Awareness Month. For every 60 pack sold, WaterWipes will donate 50c to the NMH Foundation and this will add to the total donation of €40,000 WaterWipes will make this year.


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#1YearOfSunlight Giveaway Winners Announced

The 1 Year Anniversary of Nicky’s debut solo album was celebrated a few days ago and I wanted to give 3 lucky followers a copy, each. Whether you are following us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, you all had the opportunity to WIN Nicky’s “Sunlight”. Thank you to everyone for sharing and Retweeting the posts that allowed you to enter the competition and spreading the word about Nicky’s music! Here are the 3 winners that I chose at random… Congratulations!

If you want to buy the album, it is available online worldwide – click here for more information. I also know you guys love Contests and Giveaways, so stay tuned for more! 😉

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WIN a Copy of Nicky’s Debut Solo Album, “Sunlight”

As you know, Nicky’s album just celebrated its 1 Year Anniversary. Because of this, I decided to hold 3 Giveaways so three of you can get a copy of “Sunlight”! Check out the fansite’s Social Media Accounts:

  • Twitter
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  • What you have to do is actually VERY simple: Just give us a follow and share the Giveaway post! It’s available worldwide, so every country can participate. 🙂 I will randomly pick 3 winners on Sunday, May 21st.

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    Celebrating May

    It’s May and this month we’re celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of Nicky’s debut album, “Sunlight”! It was one year ago that Nicky went to Eurovision to represent Ireland and released his very first solo album. 🙂 What better way to look back at that than by organising not one, not two, but 3 GIVEAWAYS! This month I will be giving Nicky’s album to 3 lucky winners so don’t forget to follow the fansite on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all the details! (Open worldwide) 😉

    I made a poll with 4 possible Pictures of the Month. The photo with the highest number of votes (72) was… Picture No. 4! Thank you all for voting.

    Here is May’s Fan Of The Month, @Sann1986! Check out her profile by clicking on his picture 😉 (you can also apply to be the future Fan of The Month).

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    Westlife’s “My Love” Music Video Is Now VEVO Certified With 100 Million Views!

    Huge news and big congratulations are in order because Westlife’s “My Love” Music Video has reached 100 million views on YouTube! This is the very first videoclip from the lads to reach such a high number, making it their first single to get VEVO Certified! I couldn’t be prouder and happier. Well done!

    To many, this is Westlife’s best music video to date! Would you agree? What is your favourite? Share your answers on the fansite’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram Accounts!

    To celebrate such a big achievement, a few accounts on Twitter and I decided to organise a special trend: #MyLoveVevoCertified. To help spread the word, I made a poster with all the information on the date and time of the event! If you have Twitter, make sure to be there and help us… If you don’t, please share the information with other Westlife fans. The more people help, the better. See you tomorrow! 😉

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    A Look Back At Nicky Byrne’s 2016

    2016 was a phenomenal year for all of us Nicky fans. What with the release of his debut solo album ‘Sunlight’, Eurovision, The Nicky Byrne Show, Soccer Aid… I could go on and on. It was very special for Nicky and it was a pleasure to follow and support him on another incredible chapter in his life.

    I decided to make this video to celebrate everything that happened and share it with all you guys. I hope you enjoy watching it as much as I liked putting it together. 🙂 What was your favourite moment of 2016?

    Nicky Byrne – 2016 in one Video from Anne on Vimeo.

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    Xmas Giveaway: WIN A Signed Copy of Nicky’s Album ‘Sunlight’!

    Just like last year, I will be holding a #XmasGiveaway during Christmas week, on all my 3 social media accounts: Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

    I know I promised some exciting contests a few months ago, and this is the first of more to come! You can WIN a signed copy of Nicky’s debut album ‘Sunlight’! That’s right – It really doesn’t get better than that! So, what do you have to do? It’s actually very simple. Read the poster below for all the information and make sure to let me know if you have any questions. Good luck and Happy Holidays! 😉

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    Nicky Is Living The Dream

    It was yesterday that we found out Nicky will be presenting the Irish version of “Dancing With The Stars”, alongside Amanda Byram. The countdown has started and we can’t wait until the big premiere on January 8th at 6:30pm on RTÉ One! Nicky talked to the Irish Mirror about bringing the show to Ireland:

    “We’re an island of five million people, we’re never going to have the budgets or be able to recreate what the UK have – nor are we going to try. It will still look a million dollars when we get out there and give it our best.”

    As you know, this is not the first show Nicky’s presented on TV, but it is definitely different from his previous work.

    “I’m delighted I’m presenting a show where I don’t have a mathematical equation to explain,” Nicky said. “Finally, it’s a format that’s proven around the world but it’s [still] not an easy job. I loved The Hit, but it took a bit of explaining. The Million Euro Challenge was great for me to do on shiny floor and I enjoyed it. But again it was difficult to explain and just didn’t connect. But thankfully that’s not the case with the show.”

    He then shared with The Irish Sun that many celebrities in Ireland wanted the job, and rightfully so; Strictly Come Dancing is a huge hit in the U.K.

    “Half of Ireland went for this gig, I think everybody wanted it. We all knew it had to be a double act but it could have been two women, which ruled me out, two men, which would meant Amanda not doing it, or they might have needed a Bruce Forsyth type, but thankfully they went for me instead.”

    We are not surprised Nicky is going to be presenting “Dancing With The Stars”, because we know that he’s prefect for it. Plus, he’s had experience with Strictly as a contestant before, giving him the chance to connect with all the ones competing for the glitter ball:

    “I remember the Westlife years, we would perform on Strictly as a band and Georgina would say to me, ‘You would be great on that if you had the time to do it.’ So as soon as Westlife decided we were going to call it a day, it’s the only reality show I would’ve done as a contestant. Hosting is a different story but certainly as a contestant it’s the only one. You learn a talent, you’re being judged, you can’t cheat it, you get out of it what you put into it.” he told

    But did you know that Nicky had been eyeing Bruce Forsyth (presenter of Strictly Come Dancing) job for at least 4 years? It was when he participated on Strictly that he realised how much he wanted to host a series like Dancing With The Stars.

    “I’ve always wanted to be the Bruce [Forsyth], the Tess [Daly], always,” he said. “While I was there [on Strictly], I would have been looking at Tess and Bruce and gone, ‘You know what, maybe just maybe this one day.’ I think when I came home in 2013 I might have even enquired with people would this every come to Ireland and could it ever come to Ireland. It’s such a big show that needs such a big budget that you can’t do it half arsed it needs to be all bells and whistles, and they’ve gone for it. They’ve gone for me and Amanda which is in my opinion amazing.”

    Presenting has always been in Nicky’s bones and he’s great at it! He has a very natural way of connecting with the audience and bringing so much energy to the room. Even during his Westlife days, whenever he was on stage you could tell he was in his element interacting with the fans and getting them to cheer.

    “If I watch the X Factor, I want to be Dermot O’Leary. If I watch American Idol, I want to be Ryan Seacrest. Ryan Seacrest and Dermot O’Leary were always the people – even as a kid Gay Byrne – they’re the people that I looked up to and thought ‘I could do that job.’”

    “With Strictly, having been in Westlife and on that stage, I always felt and enjoyed that side of it. I enjoyed the performance side of it more than anything else.”

    And speaking of performing, what does this new project mean for his music career? Nicky released his debut album “Sunlight” back in May and it’s fantastic! But it seems like new songs aren’t currently in the horizon.

    “It’s parked at the moment,” adding “I’ve nothing planned at the moment, unless down the road we can look at another solo album, or a Westlife reunion if that raises it’s head – but there’s no plans of that either.”

    All I know is that I speak for all the fans when I say that we’re all unbelievably proud of Nicky. Everything he wants to do, he manages to get it. It just shows how dedicated, persistent and driven he is! Here’s to this brand new Dancing With The Stars chapter! 🙂