Having come to prominence as a member of Irish boy band Westlife, Brian McFadden, has been a judge on Australia's Got Talent, written numerous No.1 songs and now is to release his fifth studio album.

The new album will be released in the UK on March 4th and will be titled 'The Irish Connection'.

The album features some of Brian's favourite Irish songs and includes duets with Sinead O'Connor and Ronan Keating.

Brian also just joined Ronan on his 'Fires' tour last month which started in January 16th in Bristol and included London O2 Arena on January 26th.

This was the first time Brian performed in the UK for over 7 years.

Music-News.com caught up with the star for an exclusive chat in The Hilton Hotel, Holland Park, to find out more.

Check out the whole uncut interview above.