Conor Maynard life and biography

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Conor Maynard biography

Date of birth : 1992-11-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Brighton, UK
Nationality : British
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2012-06-25
Credited as : Parlophone artist, rnb, pop, Can't Say No

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Conor Maynard is a young British RnB/pop artist from Brighton who is currently signed to EMI subsidiary, Parlophone. Maynard started accumulating a fan base after he started posting videos to YouTube of his performing various cover versions. He rose to success in 2012 when he was nominated for, and subsequently won, MTV’s Brand New for 2012 award. The teenage singer beat a shortlist of nine other nominated artists, including Delilah, Michael Kiwanuka and Lana Del Rey receiving approximately 45% of the 150,000 votes. His debut single, "Can’t Say No", was released in the United Kingdom on 16 April 2012.

The single debuted at number two on the UK Singles Chart for the week ending April 28 with 74,792 copies sold. The track also saw chart success in Ireland and Scotland, where it peaked at number thirteen and number three respectively.

On May 1, Maynard released the album track "Drowning" as a free download (instant grat) for any fans who pre-ordered the upcoming studio album, Contrast. On May 5, he performed his debut single Can't Say No at the 7th annual edition of the TRL Awards in Italy. On June the 9th 2012 Maynard performed his debut single at the Capital (radio network) Summertime Ball in front of a 80,000 strong crowd. He was announced as an extra artist on May 25th along with three others. His new single "Vegas Girl" is set for official release July 22nd.

"Can't Say No" single:

"Vegas Girl" new single:

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