Niki Evans started singing at the age of twelve and first signed to management which included members of Black Sabbath and the band Jigsaw.
Within three years, she was signed to Libedo Records; an offshoot of Record Label PWL.
Her exciting career in the music industry has spanned more than 20 years and she was delighted to make her musical theatre debut as leading lady Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers, where her appearances received rave reviews.
Niki has toured as solo singer with pop stars such as Sonia, Lonnie Gordon, Big Fun and Yell. She made her first TV appearance on BBC’s “Star for a Night”, hosted by Jayne McDonald, where she made the finals. Following this Niki was approached by many songwriters and recorded songs for TV advertising campaigns.
Following a break from the industry, Niki decided to audition for X Factor in 2007 and made it to the shows’ semi-final capturing the hearts of the nation and a legion of fans along the way. It was quoted by Simon Cowell that Niki’s version of the winners song was “by far the best”. Niki finished fourth on the fourth series of The X Factor.
As one of the most successful artists to emerge from X Factor, Niki has since performed with John Barrowman at the Symphony Hall, has sang alongside Kim Wylde and Heather Small at a concert in Dubai, and appeared as a special request of Jasper Carrott on his Christmas Rock With Laughter show at the NEC. Niki has also made countless appearances on TV, including LK Today and ITV’s This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Fearne Briton, as well as numerous interviews on radio and in press.
Niki has starred in the award winning Blood Brothers in the lead role of Mrs Johnstone, after a long spell in the west End Niki appeared nationwide on the UK tour. Niki also starred as “Paulette” in Legally Blonde during the spring of 2012 before re-joining the cast of Blood Brothers. Niki has also starred in Pantomime for the last 3 years at Wolverhamptons Grand Theatre and is back by popular demand for the 2012 Festive season.