Skating partner: Maria Filippov
Bookies odds at start of series: 6/1
Likely finishing position in series: 4th
Number of times fell over on first day: Amazingly, I didn’t fall over. I have since then though.
Pop singer Shayne Ward leapt to stardom as X Factor winner in 2005. Since then he has released three studio albums, completed two UK and Ireland tours and starred as Stacey Lexx in the West End musical ‘Rock Of Ages’. He has no illusions about how tough Dancing on Ice can be: “This has to be my biggest challenge to date“. There should be no shortage of support for the Irish singer: “My family can’t wait to come down and cheer me on; they’ll be the loudest in the studio. The Irish are LOUD!.”