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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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Stations Featuring
Conor Maynard

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Albums by
Conor Maynard

Top Songs by
Conor Maynard

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

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