Lewis Capaldi is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician. In March 2019, his single “Someone You Loved” surpassed the UK singles chart that remained for seven weeks and reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 in November 2019. He was nominated for the Song of the Year at the 62nd Grammy Awards and won the Song of the Year at the 2020 Brit Awards. Lewis Capaldi was also awarded the 2020 Brit Awards Best New Artist.
Lewis Marc Capaldi
October 7, 1996
Great Britain, Scotland, Glasgow
Lewis Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland and lived there until he was four years old. Lewis Capaldi is the youngest of four children. His mother is a nurse and his father is a fish store. Lewis Capaldi attended a school at the St. Ken Tigers Academy in Blackburn, West Lothian. In 2016, Lewis Capaldi graduated from Motherwell’s New College Lanarkshire with a HND in Music. Lewis Capaldi learned to play drums and guitar at the age of two, and he started singing in a nine-year-old pub. By the age of 17, he decided to become a musician.
Lewis Capaldi took a three-day tour as part of the “Hit the Road” project run by the Scottish Music Center. He played with Jacob, Rory Green and Zoe Bestel in Dumfries, Edinburgh and Fort William. At the age of 18, Lewis Capaldi was discovered by manager Ryan Walter by recording on his iPhone in his bedroom and uploading his songs to SoundCloud. The day after first contacting Lewis Capaldi, Ryan Walter went from the United States to England to listen to Capaldi’s performance live. Lewis Capaldi released his debut extended play recording Bloom EP in October 2017 in collaboration with Grammy Award-winning producer Frank Ocean’s longtime collaborator Murray. Then, in March 2017, he released his first track “Bruises”. The song has been played nearly 28 million times worldwide on Spotify, making it the fastest unsigned artist ever played 25 million times on the platform. Shortly thereafter, he signed the German branch of Universal Music Group and was assigned to the Vertigo Berlin division.
Lewis Capaldi is a football fan and a fan of Celtic in Glasgow.
Representative song 1 : Someone You Loved
Released in November 2018 as the third single from Breach (2018).
Representative song 2 : Before You Go
It reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in November 2019 and number one on the UK Singles Chart in January 2020.
Representative song 3 : Grace
Released in September 2018. It is number 9 on the UK chart.
Representative song 4 : Rush
It is a co-starring song with Jessie Reyez. This song was released in 2018.
Representative song 5 : Mercy
This song was released in 2017.