Eoghan Karl Christopher Quigg is a footballer and pop singer from Dungiven, Northern Ireland, who finished third in the fifth series of the British television music talent contest The X Factor in 2008. As a result of his X Factor success, Quigg was due to be signed by Simon Cowell, X Factor creator/producer and owner and CEO of Syco Records, but was instead signed to RCA after Cowell pulled out. Quigg released an eponymous studio album in 2009, to strongly negative reviews. Quigg competed in the Irish national selection for the chance to represent Ireland in 2014 at the Eurovision Song Contest but finished second. Quigg joined Coagh United F.C. in 2015, and later Portstewart F.C. in the Northern Ireland Intermediate League.
|Birth name:||Eoghan Karl Christopher Quigg|
|Born:||Jul 12, 1992, Dungiven, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland|
|Labels:||RCA (2008–2010), Sony BMG (2008–2010)|
|Associated acts:||The X Factor finalists 2008|
|Website:||Eoghan Quigg's Official site|
|IMDb:||Eoghan Quigg's IMDb|
About Eoghan Quigg
Irish pop singer who rose to fame after appearing on the reality talent show "X Factor" in 2008. His self-titled debut album reached #1 in his native country.
He showed interest in singing from an extremely early age, singing along to animated Disney classics at the age of two.
He appeared as himself on the sitcom "Dani's House" on the BBC channel.
His father publicly urged conservative members of the media to stop heckling his son for wearing a poppy in public.
He sang "Imagine", originally sung by The Beatles' John Lennon, during the first week of "X Factor".
Information related to Eoghan Quigg
- Male singers from Northern Ireland