Brian McFadden

Brian McFadden

Singer + Songwriter + Musician
Born Apr 12, 1980

Brian Nicholas McFadden, is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of the Irish boyband Westlife. He is now a judge on Australia's Got Talent. Following his departure from Westlife, McFadden released his debut solo album, Irish Son which peaked within the top 5 on both the Danish and Irish Albums Charts, and produced his first two No.… Read More

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1980 Birth Born on April 12, 1980.


1998 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 1998, he formed a pop-R&B group with his friends Tim and Darragh, called Cartel, and performed live gigs in Dublin pubs.


2002 22 Years Old McFadden married former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona on 5 January 2002 in Rathfeigh, County Meath, Republic of Ireland. … Read More
…  Following his departure from Westlife in 2004, McFadden released his debut solo album, Irish Son, which peaked within the top 5 on both the Danish and Irish Albums Charts, and produced his first two No. 1 solo singles "Real to Me" in four European countries and also "Almost Here", a duet with his now ex-fiancée Delta Goodrem which gained a platinum accreditation in Australia. "Like Only a Woman Can", the lead single from his second album, Set in Stone (2008), became his third No. 1 single as a solo artist. … Read More
2006 26 Years Old McFadden continued writing songs for artists such as, Il Divo and Girls Aloud, as well as co-writing the theme song "Together We Are One" for the 2006 Commonwealth Games. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old It was later revealed in March 2007 that McFadden parted ways with Sony BMG. … Read More
2008 28 Years Old In early 2008, McFadden signed to Universal Music Australia and released the single there in April 2008, which peaked within the ARIA top 15. … Read More


In April 2010, McFadden released "Just Say So", which features American rapper Kevin Rudolf. … Read More
On 25 February 2011, McFadden released a new single "Just the Way You Are (Drunk at the Bar)". … Read More
McFadden released his new single "Wrap My Arms" on 20 January 2012 in Australia. … Read More
2013 33 Years Old 2013 saw McFadden and his former wife Vogue Williams come in second place on ITV dancing show Stepping Out, hosted by Davina McCall.
2014 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, McFadden co-hosted the Channel 5 dating game show Stand By Your Man alongside Laura Jackson.
In January 2015, McFadden took part in celebrity talent show Get Your Act Together.
2016 36 Years Old In 2016, McFadden participated in the third series of The Jump on Channel 4. … Read More
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