Artist Profile

Nikki Kavanagh

Artist Profile


Nikki Kavanagh

Nikki Kavanagh is a singer that has tried to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest on two separate occasions. Her first appearance at Eurosong was in 2011 when she sang “Falling” while being mentored by David Hayes. Eventually she finished 2nd in the selection show to Jedward.

Four years later, Nikki returned to the Eurosong in 2015 with the song “Memories (In Melody)” which finished the selection show in 4th place. She has also been at the Eurovision Song Contest itself in 2010 providing backing vocalists for Niamh Kavanagh. In addition she has previously been a backing vocalist for Rod Stewart, Cilla Black and Dannii Minogue.

Besides her successful music career, Nikki has become an award winning professional make-up artist as well as setting up her own bridal boutique business. | Find out more about this artist and others like them at
Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1965 and is currently the most successful country to have participated in the contest, winning a total of seven times. During the 1990’s Ireland was a powerhouse in the contest becoming the first country to win three years in a row from 1992 to 1994. Since 2000 Ireland has struggled in the contest having qualified from the semi-final into the final just six out of a possible 13 times. Ireland’s last top 10 result came in 2011 when Jedward finished 8th in Dusseldorf. | Find out more about this artist and others like them at

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