Singer and songwriter Nicky was born in Dublin, Ireland, but music was not his first career. As a youngster, he was a football goalkeeper, representing his country upto Under 18 level and signed with Leeds Utd in the mid 1990s. Back in Ireland, he auditioned for a new boyband Louis Walsh was putting together. The band was called Westlife, and went on to become one of the best selling bands ever, selling over 45 million records worldwide. The band performed together for fourteen years, before announcing their farewell tour, which ended in Dublin in June this year, with the final show being shown in cinemas worldwide.
Nicky will be competing in the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing and will be dancing with Karen Hauer.
Follow Nicky on Twitter at @nickybyrneoffic.
Strictly Come Dancing
|1||Waltz||I Wonder Why||2||5||5||5||17||=12th (14)|
|2||Cha cha cha||Dynamite||4||5||4||5||18||=13th (14)|
|3||Quickstep||Hey Pachuco||6||7||7||7||27||6th (13)|
|4||Tango||Weird Science||6||6||7||7||26||=7th (12)|
|5||Rumba||I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing||4||7||7||7||25||=8th (11)|
|6||Foxtrot||The Best Is Yet To Come||7||7||8||8||30||=6th (10)|
|7||Jive||Jailhouse Rock||6||8||8||8||30||=6th (9)|
|9||Argentine Tango||Skyfall||7||8||7||8||30||6th (7)|
|10||Samba and American Smooth||Troublemaker||5||7||8||7||27||6th (6)|
*Leaderboard position in Week 2 is based on a combined score from Week 1 and Week 2 dances.
Week 10 - Fusion: Samba & American Smooth
Week 9 - Argentine Tango
Week 8 - Charleston
Week 7 - Jive
Week 6 - Foxtrot
Week 5 - Rumba
Week 4 - Tango
Week 3 - Quickstep
Week 2 - Cha cha cha
Week 1 - Waltz