Brian McFadden thinks vodka is ''the drink of champions''.

The former Westlife star has revealed the strong spirit is his tipple of choice as he has had so many great nights partying while drinking it.

He told BANG Showbiz: ''It's the drink of champions, I've had some pretty heavy, but good nights, on the vodka!''

The 35-year-old singer - who is currently working on his fifth solo studio album - continued to reveal it's one of the first alcoholic drinks he ever got into, having enjoyed it since he was a teenager.

He added: ''I've always loved vodka, I started drinking it when I was 18 - in truth it was probably I bit before I was 18!''

He was speaking at the launch of his partnership with Glen's Platinum Vodka in London, where he was supported by his DJ wife Vogue Williams, despite having announced they were separating back in July.

Speaking about teaming up with Glen's Platinum, he explained: ''I'm really excited to announce the partnership with Glen's Platinum. I have spent a lot of time with the team at Glen's Platinum and I believe that we have created an extra smooth vodka, produced from the finest quality grain. Glen's Platinum can be enjoyed on the rocks, with mixers or in cocktails - it's certainly great when celebrating with friends and family!''