Eurovision Ireland 2016

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Eurovision Ireland 2016


Nicky Byrne with the song Sunlight for Ireland


Former Westlife singer will sing for Ireland at Eurovision 2016.

Nicky, who has performed in arenas around the world and has sold 45 million records as part of Westlife, will perform the song Sunlight co-written by himself, renowned songwriter Wayne Hector and award-winning composer Ronan Hardiman.

Speaking about Sunlight to be performed by Nicky Byrne, John said, “First and foremost, it’s a great song, written by an internationally renowned team, and with Nicky’s massive breadth of performance experience, along with his huge fan-base and profile throughout Europe, it’s a really impactful package”.



Voted one of the top 25 songwriters in the world, over the last two decades Wayne Hector has written hits for leading international artists such as One Direction, Britney Spears, Nikki Minaj and Jason Derulo. His songwriting credits also include seven of Westlifes number 1 singles including Flying Without Wings, Swear It Again and World Of Our Own.

Sunlight co-writer Wayne Hector said, "Nicky is a real talent and after having shared so much success previously, I was looking forward to working together with him again and with my good friend and super producer/composer Ronan Hardiman. Weve written a song that we all love and believe in, which is a great showcase for Nickys voice, so Im looking forward to the night".

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