Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Nicky Stevens Interview Brotherhood of Man…
Nicky Stevens is a singer, famous as a member of pop group Brotherhood of Man. She is the only Welsh person to have won the Eurovision Song Contest.
Nicky Stevens began singing at an early age. At the age of four she was singing in a chapel in Carmarthen, and following lessons eventually joined the Hywel Girls Choir. She also studied classical music as a singer and pianist. At the age of 16 she held a residency in Swansea’s Townsman nightclub.
In 1972, while working as a session singer, Stevens came to the attention of Tony Hiller, who was looking to recruit new members for his group Brotherhood of Man.
Scoring their first hit in 1974 and first No.1 the year after, the group entered and won the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Save Your Kisses for Me”.
In November 2013, Stevens was the subject of a documentary Time of Your Life on ITV Wales talking about her career and early life growing up in a musical environment in Camarthen.
Brotherhood of Man have a new album out called ‘GOLD’ released May 10th.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Nicky via YouTube:
In June 1976 Stevens, who lived in Watford at the time married the group’s guitarist, Alan Johnson at the Watford Register Office. They have since divorced.
In the 1990s, Stevens lived in Sturminster Marshall, but as of 2011 lives in Corfe Mullen, both in Dorset.
The new album GOLD is out May 10th 2019:
Since moving to Dorset, Stevens has begun appearing in Christmas pantomimes including Cinderella at Weymouth Pavilion in 2013 and Snow White and the Seven Dwarves at the Tivoli, Wimborne in 2014.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 24th April 2019.