Conan Lee Gray is an American singer and songwriter. Born in Lemon Grove, California on December 5, 1998, to a father of Irish ancestry and a Japanese mother. Gray was raised in Georgetown, Texas. In 2018, Gray signed a record deal with Republic Records, which released his debut EP, Sunset Season. With the viral success of “Maniac” and “Heather”, Gray’s studio album Kid Krowdebuted at number five on the U.S. Billboard 200, making it the biggest U.S. artist debut of the year. His second studio album, Superache, debuted in the top 10 in the U.S., the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and the Netherlands.


Gray first created his own YouTube channel in 2013 and began creating content at the age of 15. His content was mainly focused on his life in Texas. Eventually, Gray self-released his debut single, “Idle Town”, in March 2017. The song gained over 14 million streams on Spotify and was also very popular on YouTube. He then self-released his second single, “Grow”, on September 1, 2017. In October 2018, he released the single “Generation Why” with Republic Records. In November 2018, he released the five-track album Sunset Season. During most of 2019, he released three singles from his debut album Kid Krow. In early 2020, Gray’s single “Maniac” became successful on mainstream pop radio, and won many awards for it. Gray released Kid Krow on March 20, 2020, which debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200. Between May 2021 and January 2022, Gray released 6 more singles! Gray then announced that his second album Superache would be released on June 24, 2022. On April 15, 2022, he released the song “Memories”, and on May 19 he released the fifth single of the album, “Yours”. Conan Gray has led a very accomplished career and is destined to continue.


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