The humble beginnings of a Pop sensation
By Conor Maynard
Number one bestselling artist and YouTube star, Conor Maynard has taken the charts by storm, now he opens up and talks frankly about his rise to fame, offering unique access to his world.
Conor Maynard shot to fame posting cover versions of Usher, Drake and the Kings of Leon on YouTube. He soon developed a big following and he has become a huge YouTube sensation, with millions of followers.
Conor's talent was quick to catch people's attention and having been spotted by international artists like Ne-Yo and Pharell Williams, he went on to record his debut album Contrast which shot straight to number one in the UK charts.
Unlike many of his chart contemporaries, Conor didn't reach the charts through the X Factor, he started out making music in his bedroom and was one of the first people to find success on YouTube.
In his autobiography, Conor Maynard shares his own honest, candid and often surprising take on his rapid rise to the top. The book offers exclusive behind the scenes access allowing you to get closer to the star than ever before.
The book features hundreds of exclusive brand new and unseen photos and a collection of handwritten lyrics and notes.
Brighton born Conor Maynard is 20 years old. Having developed a love of music whilst studying acting, he began recording music in his bedroom in his early teens and at the age of 16, he was recognised by global superstar NeYo. Conor has collaborated with international stars from NeYo and Pharell to Wiley. He has had a number one album, four top ten singles and was awarded the MTV Brand New for 2012 award.
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10 Oct 2013
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If you're a Conor fan he leaves no stone unturned. — Heat
Unless you are a) from another planet, or b) don't like things that are awesome, you'll be developing a totally healthy obsession with Conor Maynard. — Sugarscape
Girls love him...Contrast has class. — BBC Music
Razor sharp and achingly 'now'...a confident strut of a debut. — NME
One of pop's most exciting new stars. — Digital Spy