Kian Egan Pop Artist

Kian egan

Kian John Francis Kelly Egan (born 29 April 1980) is an Irish musician. He was a member of the boyband Westlife and a coach on The Voice of Ireland. He was also in a pop group called IOYOU with fellow Westlife members Mark Feehily and Shane Filan, as well as Graham Keighron, Michael "Miggles" Garrett and Derrick Lacey. Egan plays many instruments inside and outside the group, including the piano and guitar and was a former member of Sligo punk rock group Skrod. Aside from being a member of Irish boy band Westlife, Kian, (during a year long hiatus from the group on 2008) launched a new venture along with Louis Walsh to put together and co-manage girlband, Wonderland, their debut album reached number 6 in Ireland and number 8 in the UK; just 4 months later, however, they were dropped by Mercury Records. Egan has also co-written a few songs, including; Timeless" for the pop band D-Side. He has been on Celebrity Juice along with Amanda Byram, Paddy McGuinness and Laura Whitmore. He was one of the four coaches on The Voice of Ireland. However, his dreams of winning the show went to tatters as he threw his lot in with Jim Devine, a Northern Irishman.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 29th, 1980
Nationality
Republic of Ireland
Religion
Catholicism
Places lived
County Sligo , Republic of Ireland

Family

Spouse
Children

Education

1. Summerhill College School

Summerhill College (aka The College of the Immaculate Conception) is a Roman Catholic voluntary secondary school for boys in Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland.

Type Voluntary secondary school
Founded
1857
Headquarters
College Road, Sligo, County Sligo
Official web page summerhillcollege.ie
Wikipedia article

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Musical acts

1.Westlife Pop rock, Dance music, Synthpop, Pop music, Teen pop, Big Band, Rhythm and blues, Traditional pop music, Jazz, Adult contemporary music, Dance-pop, Ballad, Boy band

1998 - 2012

Westlife were an Irish boy band, formed in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012. Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh, the group's final line-up consisted of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan. Brian McFadden was a member from 1998 until his departure in 2004. Filan and Feehily act as the lead singers of the band. Westlife sold over 50 million records worldwide, a total that included studio albums, singles, video releases, and compilation albums. The group accumulated 14 number-one singles in the United Kingdom. They achieved a total of 26 UK top ten singles over their 14-year career. Westlife are the most frequent winner of The Record of the Year, winning four times, and in 2012, the Official Charts Company listed Westlife 34th amongst the biggest-selling singles artists in British music history. Despite their success worldwide, Westlife never managed to break into the U.S. market, achieving only one hit single in 2000: "Swear It Again". The group have currently based on BPI certifications sold a minimum of 11.1 million albums and 6.8 million singles in the UK alone.

Member history

Member Role Start End
Vocals 1998 2012
Vocals 1998 2012
Vocals 1998 March 9th, 2004
Vocals 1998 2012
Vocals 1998 2012

Albums

Album title Released Type
Westlife 1999 Studio album
Coast to Coast 2000 Studio album
World of Our Own 2001 Studio album
Turnaround 2003 Studio album
...Allow Us to Be Frank 2004 Studio album
Face to Face 2005 Studio album
The Love Album 2006 Studio album
Back Home 2007 Studio album
Where We Are 2009 Studio album
Gravity 2010 Studio album

Official website

Social media

Guest TV appearances

Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong

Program genre

Game show
Comedy
Variety show

Official site

External resources

Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong was an entertainment show on Channel 4, presented by Alan Carr. During the first series, voice-over commentary in between rounds on the scores is provided by Leslie Phillips. From Series 2, the announcer is Peter Dickson. Season was released onto DVD in 2008.nDue to the success of Alan Carr: Chatty Man it has been announced that the show would not return for a third series.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E04 October 31st, 2008

Celebrity Juice

Program genre

Comedy
Game show
Panel game

External resources

Celebrity Juice is a British television comedy panel game on ITV2, broadcast since 24 September 2008. The show is written and presented by Keith Lemon, the alter-ego of comedian Leigh Francis.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E13 December 23rd, 2010

The X Factor (UK)

Program genre

Reality television
Game show
Talent show
Interactive television
Music television

Official site

External resources

The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions. Created by Simon Cowell, the show began in 2004 and has since aired annually from August/September until December. The show is produced by FremantleMedia's Thames and Cowell's production company SycoTV. It is broadcast on the ITV network in the United Kingdom and simulcast on TV3 in the Republic of Ireland, with spin-off behind-the-scenes show The Xtra Factor screened on ITV2. The X Factor refers to the undefinable something that makes for star quality.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E09 October 6th, 2007

Wikipedia

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