If you love the British, singer and songwriter, Conor Maynard, then check out these top thirty facts about this YouTube star!
His full name is Conor Paul Maynard.
He was born on November 21, 1992.
He hails from Brighton, in the United Kingdom.
He is a pop singer-songwriter.
He uploaded his first cover of Lee Carr’s Breathe on YouTube in 2006.
He continued to upload to YouTube, accompanied by Virginian rapper, Anth.
Together they covered Chris Brown, Taio Cruz, and Rihanna.
Ne-Yo became his mentor after viewing the cover of Beautiful Monster.
In 2011, he was nominated for MTV’s ‘Brand New for 2012’.
In this category, he competed against Delilah, Michael Kiwanuka, Lana Del Ray, and Lianne La Havas.
In 2012, he was announced as the winner, after gaining 48% of the public vote.
He is signed with EMI’s Parlophone.
His debut studio album is Contrast.
His first single was Can’t Say No.
Within six months, the video to Can’t Say No had over 14 million views.
The song charted in the UK at No 2.
On his website, he announced that fans could get the single Drowning for free if they pre-ordered the album.
He performed at the TCL Awards in Italy.
At the Capitol Summertime Ball, he performed for over 80,000 fans.
His second single Vegas Girl charted at No 4.
Contrast charted at No 1 in the UK Album Charts.
It has sold over 17,000 copies.
His new single Turn Around is to feature Ne-Yo.
He has been compared to Justin Bieber – they both found fame on the internet.
The first song he ever bought was All Rise by Blue.
As a child, he, his brother, and next-door neighbor would ride their bicycles in their gardens, pretending to catch Pokémon.
He started taking singing seriously at the age of 15.
The weirdest gift a fan has given him was a JLS branded condom.
He canceled his gig on The Xtra Factor due to throat concerns.
His perfect love song is Snow Patrol’s Chasing Cars.