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Conor Maynard

Touted as the British answer to Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber, Brighton-born Conor Maynard also rose to prominence through cover versions posted on YouTube. Born in 1992, Maynard had been singing from a young age, but it wasn’t until 2008 that he posted his first video -- a cover of Lee Carr’s “Breathe” -- on the video sharing site. Throughout 2009 and 2010, Maynard continued posting cover versions of songs by artists such as Chris Brown, Taio Cruz, and Rihanna, and amassed a considerable following from users subscribing to his YouTube channel. Maynard’s cover of American R&B artist Ne-Yo’s “Beautiful Monster” caught the attention of the singer/songwriter, prompting Ne-Yo to make contact with the rising star. At the end of 2011, MTV U.K. hosted their Brand New for 2012 competition, which enabled fans to vote for their favorite up-and-coming artists. Joined by Lana Del Rey, Delilah, and Lianne La Havas, among others in the competition, Maynard went on to win, picking up 45-percent of the votes. A month later he announced that he’d signed a deal with EMI subsidiary Parlophone, and in April 2012, he released his first single, Can’t Say No. Maynard’s debut album, Contrast, followed three months later and saw him working with a whole host of producers and guest vocalists, including Pharrell Williams, the Invisible Men, Ne-Yo, and Rita Ora. Contrast produced five Top 10 singles for Maynard, including the Labrinth-produced "R U Crazy." As he prepared for a follow-up in 2016, his social media presence increased, with his cover of Drake's "One Dance" surpassing 35 million views. ~ Richard Wilson
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Conor Maynard

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Albums by
Conor Maynard

Top Songs by
Conor Maynard

  1.   Song
  2.   Turn Around by Ne-Yo
  3.   Vegas Girl
  4.   Can't Say No
  5.   Pictures
  6.   Animal
  7.   Work
  8.   This Is My Version
  9.   Never Forget You
  10.   Pillowtalk
  11.   Are You Sure? by Kris Kross Amsterdam
  12.   7 Years
  13.   Another One
  14.   Hello
  15.   Don't Let Me Down
  16.   R U Crazy
  17.   Marvins Room
  18.   Don't You Worry Child
  19.   Cold
  20.   Cold Water
  21.   24K Magic
  22.   One Dance
  23.   Love Yourself
  24.   Mary Go Round
  25.   One Dance
  26.   Panda
  27.   Stitches
  28.   Faded
  29.   Hotline Bling
  30.   Crash
  31.   Starships
  32.   Take Off
  33.   Dont Wanna Know
  34.   Talking About
  35.   Lift Off by Pharrell Williams
  36.   Crew Love
  37.   Just In Case
  38.   Glass Girl
  39.   Better Than You by Rita Ora
  40.   Drowning
  41.   Diamonds

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