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Shayne Ward

Background information
Birth name Shayne Thomas Ward
Born October 16, 1984 (1984-10-16) (age 23)
Origin Flag of the United Kingdom Manchester, England, UK
Genre(s) Pop / R&B
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2005 - Present
Label(s) Sony BMG
Website http://www.shayne-ward.com/

Shayne Thomas Ward (born 16 October 1984 in Clayton, Manchester) is a British pop singer of Irish background, who rose to prominence in the UK and Ireland after becoming the winner of the 2005 series of the talent show The X Factor. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 405 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (450 × 666 pixel, file size: 42 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... Rhythm and blues (or R&B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Jerry Wexler at Billboard magazine, used to designate upbeat popular music performed by African American artists that combined jazz and blues. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Bertelsmann is a transnational media corporation founded in 1835, based in G tersloh, Germany. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Clayton is a district of Manchester , England . ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... The second UK series of The X Factor ran from 20 August to 17 December 2005. ... For the current series, see The X Factor (UK series 4). ...

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Biography

Ward is in a relationship with long-term girlfriend, Faye. He has six siblings, including a twin sister named Emma. Prior to his participation in The X Factor, Ward was in a band called Destiny with two women named Tracy Murphy and Tracey Lyle. They performed at pubs, clubs and weddings. Ward also reached the final thirty of Popstars: The Rivals.


During The X Factor competition, Ward was mentored by manager Louis Walsh. The bookies' favourite to win the show, he defeated duo Journey South and singer Andy Abraham in the final, screened by ITV, by a margin of 1.2% of the vote, out of a reported 10.8 million phone votes cast by viewers. Louis Walsh Louis Walsh (born Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland, August 5, 1952) is a manager in the music industry, and a judge on the ITV1 show The X Factor, which made him famous as a television personality rather than a manager. ... A bookmaker, bookie or turf accountant, is an organization or a person that takes bets and may pay winnings depending upon results and, depending on the nature of the bet, the odds. ... Journey South were a musical duo originating from Middlesbrough, England, consisting of brothers Carl and Andy Pemberton. ... Andrew Abraham (born 1964 in London) is an English male vocalist. ... For other uses, see ITV (disambiguation). ...


Ward became a controversial figure in the final weeks of the competition when it emerged that his father, Martin Ward, is serving an eight-year prison sentence for rape.[1][2]


His first single, "That's My Goal", was released in the UK on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 and became the Christmas number one in 2005 and stayed in the charts until June 2006. It sold 313,000 copies on its first day of sales (though technically it was not in one day because sales of downloads for this song were around 70,000 which had been on sale for four days before the physical release), making it the fourth fastest selling single of all time (behind Elton John's "Candle in the Wind", Will Young's "Anything Is Possible/Evergreen", and Gareth Gates' "Unchained Melody" which sold 685,000, 403,000 and 335,000 copies in their first days of sale respectively). "That's My Goal" went on to sell over one million copies. Thats My Goal is the first single by the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Each year, record companies compete for the Christmas number one single spot on the British charts. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Candle in the Wind is a song with music by Elton John and lyrics by Bernie Taupin. ... William Robert Young BA (Exon) (born January 20, 1979) is a British singer and actor. ... Anything Is Possible is a popular song, co-written by Cathy Dennis and Chris Braide for the winner of the first series of Pop Idol in the UK. The song was recorded by the final three acts in the show, Will Young, Gareth Gates and Darius Danesh. ... Evergreen is a popular song, co-written by Jörgen Elofsson, Per Magnusson and David Kreugar, and originally recorded by Westlife. ... Gareth Paul Gates (born July 12, 1984, Bradford, England) is an English pop singer who shot to fame in 2002 when he came second in the first series of the ITV talent show Pop Idol. ... Unchained Melody is a popular song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. ...


His second single "No Promises" (a cover of a Bryan Rice song) was released on 10 April 2006, and it reached number two in the UK Singles Chart. His album was released on Monday April 17, and it sold over 95,000 copies on the first two days of release. By the end of the week, the album sold 201,266 copies at number one. The album has sold 480,000 copies in total in the UK. No Promises is a pop song originally recorded by Bryan Rice and later covered by Shayne Ward. ... Brian Risberg Clausen (also known as Bryan Rice) is a Danish singer born in 1978. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Ward's third single "Stand by Me" failed to set the charts alight like the previous two, entering the UK top 20 at number fourteen. It fared slightly better in the Irish charts, reaching number nine. Stand By Me is the third single from the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ...


Sony BMG released Ward's debut album on 14 July 2006 in Taiwan and other Asian countries. He enjoyed major success there and in South Africa and he has had some success across Scandinavia. is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In August 2006, it was reported that Ward had developed vocal cord nodules — the same condition that stopped the singing career of Julie Andrews — and was to be flown out to Los Angeles in early September to a specialist surgeon. His manager, Louis Walsh, released a statement that he was confident Ward would be fine and would be back at work by the end of the month. In November 2006, he released his autobiography entitled My Story. He travelled to a few places around the country and did book signings, which thousands of people attended. A vocal fold nodule (or Nodules of vocal cords) is a nodule or mass of tissue that grows on the vocal folds(vocal cords). ... Dame Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (born Julia Elizabeth Wells[1] on 1 October 1935[2]) is an award-winning English actress, singer, author and cultural icon. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Louis Walsh Louis Walsh (born Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland, August 5, 1952) is a manager in the music industry, and a judge on the ITV1 show The X Factor, which made him famous as a television personality rather than a manager. ...


Ward is a vocal spokesman for gay rights, and in 2007 he lent his support to the popular newspaper Gay News, which publicly acknowledged his financial and editorial support by listing him as one of its 'special friends'. [3]


Ward's second album, Breathless, is to be released on 26 November 2007. Ward says that it is a "funky, sexy and different" step for him.[4] Prior to the release of the album, Ward went on tour across the UK and Ireland in early 2007, taking in eighteen concerts in twenty-eight days from late January to mid-February. The tour commenced in Dublin on 21 January and ended in Birmingham on 17 February 2007. Breathless is the upcoming second album by winner of The X Factor, Shayne Ward, set for release on November 26, 2007. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see Dublin (disambiguation). ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Ward's fourth single was announced as "If That's OK with You", with a release date of 20 August 2007, but was delayed and became a double A-side single with "No U Hang Up". It was released on 24 September 2007, and charted at number two in the UK. "No U Hang Up" and "If That's OK with You" charted separately in Ireland, the former reaching number eleven and the latter entering at number one. If Thats OK with You is the fourth single from The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into B-side. ... No, U Hang Up is the joint-fourth single (along with If Thats OK with You) from The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


The second single from the album is "Breathless", released on 19 November 2007. On November 10, 2007, Ward performed world exclusives of "Breathless" on the live results show of the fourth series of The X Factor and on The Paul O'Grady Show on 19 November 2007. Breathless is a song by the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The New Paul OGrady Show (formerly The Paul OGrady Show) is a British comedy chat show on Channel 4, formerly aired on ITV. The Channel 4 show is filmed at the BBC Television Centre in London. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Discography

Albums

Statistics Singles
Shayne Ward
  • Released: April 17, 2006
  • Peak chart positions:
    • #1 U.K, Ireland, South Africa, China, Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan
    • #8 Sweden
  • U.K. sales: 480,000
  • BPI certification: Platinum
  • Worlwide Sales: 747,125
Breathless
  • Released: November 26, 2007
  • Peak Chart Positions:
    • #1 Ireland
    • #2 U.K
  • BPI certification: TBA

Shayne Ward is the self-titled debut album from the second UK X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thats My Goal is the first single by the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... No Promises is a pop song originally recorded by Bryan Rice and later covered by Shayne Ward. ... Stand By Me is the third single from the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... Breathless is the upcoming second album by winner of The X Factor, Shayne Ward, set for release on November 26, 2007. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... If Thats OK with You is the fourth single from The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. ... No, U Hang Up is the joint-fourth single (along with If Thats OK with You) from The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. ... Breathless can refer to: Breathless (1960 film) (French title: À bout de souffle), directed by Jean-Luc Godard Breathless (1983 film), a remake of the 1960 film, starring Richard Gere Breathless (CSI episode), an episode of the TV drama Breathless Mahoney, a role played by Madonna in the film Dick Tracy...

Singles

Year Single Chart positions[5] UK Sales Album
UK IRE UWC SWE NOR
2005 "That's My Goal" 1 1 12 58 1,300,000 Shayne Ward
2006 "No Promises" 2 1 4 13 200,000
"Stand by Me" 14 9 25,000
2007 "If That's OK with You" 1 2 1 45 120,000 Breathless
"No U Hang Up" 1 11
"Breathless" 6 2 TBR TBR TBR TBR
  • Note 1: "If That's OK with You" and "No U Hang Up" were released as a double-A side, but charted separately in the Republic of Ireland.

The Irish Singles Chart is the Irish music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by Chart-Track. ... The United World Chart is a worldwide chart issued every week by Media Traffic, using both sales (digital and physical) and airplay to determine the most popular albums and singles worldwide. ... For other uses, see Sweden (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Norway (disambiguation). ... Thats My Goal is the first single by the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... No Promises is a pop song originally recorded by Bryan Rice and later covered by Shayne Ward. ... Stand By Me is the third single from the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ... If Thats OK with You is the fourth single from The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. ... No, U Hang Up is the joint-fourth single (along with If Thats OK with You) from The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. ... Breathless is a song by the second United Kingdom X Factor winner Shayne Ward. ...

Tour

Main article: Shayne Ward Live 2007

Shayne Ward Live 2007 was the first UK tour by Shayne Ward. ...

See also

The second UK series of The X Factor ran from 20 August to 17 December 2005. ... Andrew Abraham (born 1964 in London) is an English male vocalist. ... Journey South were a musical duo originating from Middlesbrough, England, consisting of brothers Carl and Andy Pemberton. ... Brenda Edwards is a black English singer and actress. ...

References

  1. ^ "The big winner of 'The X Factor' is not who you think it is", The Independent, 2005-12-19. Retrieved on 2007-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Crime Tabloid: the worst & the bizarre", The Times of India, 2005-12-25. Retrieved on 2007-11-10. 
  3. ^ http://www.theirishworld.com/article.asp?SubSection_Id=1&Article_Id=4104
  4. ^ Shayne Ward: Still leaving them breathless video interview, November 2007
  5. ^ Fan page at Music Square

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