Billy Nichols is an award winning songwriter who has
had an impact on the world of music for decades.


From writing hits for B.T. Express to Millie Jackson to P. Diddy to JZ - his talent as an artist, musician, band director and a hit songwriter is real. He is one of the ones that followed his heart which lead him to a life of music with a long list of successful accomplishments.

Now an independent artist, Billy is releasing music that is a sweet mix of the old school and the new.

Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Win Best Contemporary Blues Album | 2018 GRAMMYs.

This album included Billy Nichols' song, "Shake Me In Your Arms Tonight."


As far back as Billy can remember, there was always a radio playing within their household. The sounds coming across the airways seemed to kindle some kind of fire deep down inside of him. Billy recalls some of his first musical memories as being a buffet of sounds from different artists. Some of the sounds were blues, big band, country, and gospel. Being number seven, he did not get an opportunity to be taught first-hand by his father. His siblings before him had the privilege. ...  MORE


ALL of the songs on BILLY NICHOLS CD express a variety of styles: BLUES, R&B FUNK and SOUL. The vocal approach definitely expresses SENSUALITY, SOUL and RHYTHM. The lyrics on each song are unique and have catchy hook lines. Billy’s music is ALIVE and makes you want to get up and DANCE! FANTASTIC CD! DO IT TILL YOU’RE SATISFIED. ALL HITS!   MORE


... Billy jumped at the chance of forging a career in the music business. The group was called Jimmy Vick and The Victors and its members were Curly (the organist), Buck (the drummer), Jimmy Vick (vocalist), William ‘Billy’ Nichols (bass) and Charles Ramsey (guitar) – left to right in picture shown on record ad. In summer 1963 they recorded some tracks and had a 45 released. “Take A Trip With Me” & “I Need Someone” were the songs the group cut and Billy played ...   MORE