Conan Gray

CONAN GRAY

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Conan Gray Biography | The King of Pop of Generation Z

Conan Gray was almost never born because his mother contracted cancer while she was pregnant with him. With such a start, his story was destined to excel, as it has, cementing him as one of the world’s biggest rising pop stars.

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  • 🗿 Name: Conan Lee Gray
  • 🎂 Year: Born December 5, 1998 in Lemon Grove, California (USA).
  • 👫 Genres: Pop, Indie-pop
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  • 🎷 Instruments: Conan, in addition to his voice, plays guitar, piano and ukulele.
  • 💿 Discography:By 2023 he had released 2 albums: Kid Krow and Superache.
  • 🌐 Conan Gray Official Website: conangray.com
  • 🗣 Conan Gray Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube and Instagram.
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Every once in a while you gotta just get outta ur head and realize that ur a stupid idiot human on a giant floating rock who makes mistakes all the damn time and that’s okay.

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Conan Gray as a kid (Facebook Images)

Born to an Irish father and Japanese mother, with a sister 3 years older than him, Conan was almost never born because his mother contracted cancer while she was pregnant with him. Although doctors suggested an abortion, she never considered it and Conan Lee Gray came into the world on December 5, 1998 in California.

As a baby his family moved to Hiroshima, Japan 🍣 to care for his grandfather. When his grandfather passed away Conan returned to California.

At that time, when he was 3 years old, his parents divorced. He and his sister spent half their time with his mother and the other half with his father, who was in the military, causing Gray to move house twelve times during his childhood.

With his mother they lived in a small apartment, but with his father, who left the army to start a successful swimming pool business, they lived in a large house. His parents remade their lives by remarrying, which filled Conan with step-siblings on both sides.

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Conan Gray early days (Facebook Images)

As a child he suffered from frequent bullying at school because he was half Asian, although he had great friends who supported him 💪

His father’s business took a turn for the worse and with it Conan’s whole life because the atmosphere at home became very complicated. He spent most of his time in his room painting.

Both his mother and father ended up moving to Texas with his father divorced again.

Conan started creating videos at the age of 12, opening his official YouTube channel in 2013 where he mainly talked about his life in a small town in Texas. Over time his channel would grow and Gray would take the opportunity to record himself doing some music covers reaching 25 million views in a short time.

In 2017 he moved to Los Angeles, releasing a first hit single called ‘Idle Town’, followed by ‘Grow’ and ‘Generation Why’, which led him to sign with Republic Records releasing his debut EP in 2018, ‘Sunset Season’.

Conan peaked at #2 on the Billboard Heatseekers album chart kicking off his first North American tour.

In 2019, he came back with 2 new singles: ‘The Other Side’ and ‘The King’, leading straight to his 2020 debut album, ‘Kid Krow’, with big hits like ‘Maniac’ and especially ‘Heather’.

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Taylor Swift and Lorde would be his big influences to create a pop sound with lyrics that go beyond love and fun. That along with the Texas Country influences that permeate his music.

Kid Krow debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200, and #1 on the U.S. Pop Albums chart making Conan Grey the biggest new artist of 2020 🎖️

Conan would go on to receive the 2019 Shorty Awards for Best YouTube Musician where he already racked up over 90 million views on YouTube, along with over 500 million streams on Spotify.

He would tour again on his ‘Comfort Crowd Tour’, later releasing the single ‘Fake’ and in 2021 ‘Overdrive’, with which he closed what he calls the “Kid Krowd” era.

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Conan Gray ‘Kid Krowd’.

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The new era would kick off with his second album, ‘Superache‘ released in 2022 with the singles ‘Astronomy’ and ‘People Watching’. Then came ‘Jigsaw’ and ‘Memories’.

With this album he would go on a more extensive tour called ‘Conan Gray World Tour’, with which he toured Europe and North America 🌏.

Over the past five years, Conan Gray has established himself as one of the most influential pop stars and one of the most acclaimed songwriters of his generation. Known for his razor-sharp lyrics and the originality that characterizes all facets of his career.

In 2022 alone, she sold over 300,000 tickets, putting on sold-out shows at New York’s legendary Radio City Music Hall, Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre and London’s Eventim Apollo, as well as delivering memorable performances at Coachella.

Another of his outstanding facets is his style and iconic looks that have been acclaimed by industry magazines.

In 2023, Conan has performed at the Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park, in addition to nearly 300,000 people at Lollapalooza throughout Latin America, and nearly 40,000 people at Outside Lands in the midst of presenting a new era of his music.

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