Conor Paul Maynard is a very famous English singer as well as a songwriter and child actor who is from Brighton and Hove. He is signed to EMI (Electric and Musical Industries) subsidiary, Parlophone. Maynard in the year 2012 rose to success when he was nominated for, and consequently won, MTV’s Brand New for 2012 award. On 16th April 2012 his debut single music video, “Can’t Say No”, was released in the United Kingdom. Conor Maynard was born in Brighton, England, with white ethnicity as the son of Gary and Helen Maynard, who were a builder and office worker, respectively. He had a younger brother named Jack, and a younger sister named Anna. His sister Anna has appeared in some of the cover made by Conor on YouTube, which includes “Run”, and “If I Were A Girl”.
Conor attended Cardinal Newman Catholic School, which is situated in Hove. On 19th May 2006, he signed up to website called YouTube and uploaded his very first video of him singing “Breathe”. In the year 2006, Maynard starred as a young character named Casper Rose in television series called Dream Team. Since 2009, Maynard has uploaded cover versions of many songs along with rapper and his close friend, Anthony “Anth” Melo, who resides in Virginia. Together they have made cover of variety of songs, including: Taio Cruz (“Dynamite”)Rihanna (“Only Girl (In the World)”) and so on. Maynard came to label attention when an American singer as well as a songwriter Ne-Yo watched his cover version of track “Beautiful Monster” and later he contacted the musician soon afterwards, and in this way Ne-Yo became Maynard’s mentor. After then he signed to EMI and Turn First management where Turn First were responsible for developing the artist.
In November 2011, Maynard received a nomination for MTV’s Brand New for 2012 award, competing along with other talented musicians Delilah, Michael Kiwanuka, Lana Del Rey and Lianne La Havas. On 31st January 2012 it was announced that Maynard had been crowned as the winner of the award, by receiving approximately about 48% of the public vote. On 1st March 2012 when his first debut single music video “Can’t Say No” was released which by September 2012 had already surpassed fourteen million views and got a positive response side by side he was also compared with Canadian singer Justin Bieber as both gained popularity from being young and from being found through YouTube. On 21 July 2012 he released his second single music video, “Vegas Girl” which peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart. Similarly he released Contrast on 30th July, which debuted at number 1 on the UK Album Chart. He released his third single from the album “Turn Around”, featuring Ne-Yo and it peaked at number 8 on the UK singles chart.
Talking about his height it is said that he is about 5 feet and 8 inches tall but he tweet that he is 5 foot 10 inches tall. His estimated net worth is about $4 million dollars. He once told that he is totally in love with his girlfriend Victoria Tansey and is dating him. He is not a gay. There is no any information regarding his tour. His shirtless pictures can be found on Instagram and biography on wiki.