Ricky Wilson

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Ricky was born Charles Richard Wilson in Keighley West Yorkshire and is the lead singer of one of Britain’s most treasured bands, Kaiser Chiefs.

The band have released 6 original studio albums which includes ‘Education Education Education and War’ which entered the UK album charts at number 1 in 2014, achieved platinum record sales, top ten singles including the number 1 hit ‘Ruby’, 3 Brit Awards, an Ivor Novello award for album of the year, toured with U2, Foo Fighters and Green Day and sold 8 million albums.

At the end of 2016 the group released their sixth album STAY TOGETHER produced by Xenomania’s Brian Higgins which became their 5th top 5 album. The band recently completed a hugely successful UK arena tour which was followed by a slew of festivals and shows all over Europe in the summer.

Ricky has been a coach on The Voice UK alongside Sir Tom Jones, Will-I-Am, Boy George and Paloma Faith and was named the winning coach for the second year in a row in 2016. He hosted his own prime time entertainment show for Sky One called ‘Bring The Noise’ with Nicole Scherzinger and Tinie Tempah, and had a weekly show on Radio X.

He continues his presenting and broadcasting work recently filling in for Dermot O’Leary and Zoe Ball on BBC Radio 2 and co-hosting episodes of BBC1’s The One Show.

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