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Greyson Chance

Greyson Chance


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Birth Name :

Greyson Michael Chance

Birth Date :

August 16, 1997

Birth Place :

Wichita Falls, Texas, USA

Claim to fame :

Cover for the song "Paparazzi" (2010)


He was merely 13 years old when his talent captivated YouTube viewers as well as celebrities. Greyson Michael Chance owed it to Lady GaGa for his fame today. Born on August 16, 1997, Greyson Chance is the sixth grader who covered GaGa's "Paparazzi" on piano for his school's music festival. When the video was uploaded on YouTube, it received millions of views and his other videos containing his original compositions also got huge hits.

Chance is the youngest child of Scott and Lisa Chance who resided in Edmond, Oklahoma. He began playing piano at the age of eight but never had a formal training for vocals. One day, he watched GaGa performing "Paparazzi" at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards and got "awestruck". "I love her sense of drama and theatricality, plus she's an amazing singer and piano player," Chance said.

Latest News

Video Premiere: Greyson Chance's 'Hold on 'Til the Night'

December 10, 2011 02:22:34 GMT

debuts an "artsy and uplifting" music video for his latest single "Hold on 'Til the Night". The pint-sized pop singer belts out inspiring lyrics in front of a plain white wall with a pile of a crumbled piano in the background. "This video is about lighting up a new generation," so he explains.

Artist of the Week: Greyson Chance

August 01, 2011 06:28:40 GMT

Gifted with boyish look and lovable voice, drew millions of views on YouTube for his homemade video last year. Having no vocal training, he wowed online viewers with his rendition of 's song. He later landed a record deal with ' label and is deemed to be one of the next big things.

Greyson Chance's 'Unfriend You' Video and Album Listening Party

July 01, 2011 06:05:20 GMT

Two days after a listening party for his upcoming debut album, released a music video for his second single "Unfriend You". The 13-year-old singer turns to his loyal friends to nurse his broken heart. He puts his record on, gets everybody on the floor for some silly dancing before seeking revenge to his former flame.

Greyson Chance and Jimmy Fallon Added to Carson Daly's New Year's Eve Concert

December 28, 2010 03:52:11 GMT

More big stars are added to the line-up of "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly". Joining previously-revealed guests , and to ring in 2011 will be and .

10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2010

December 25, 2010 07:31:29 GMT

2010 is about to end. Many albums and singles have been rolled out throughout the year, battling for the first spots on various charts across the country and competing for coveted awards at many prize-giving events. Some came from veteran artists like , and , and the others came from budding singers who tried to make their big break in the game.

Video Premiere: Greyson Chance's 'Waiting Outside the Lines'

December 15, 2010 04:00:06 GMT

is a piano man in a music video for his debut single "Waiting Outside the Lines". From playing the piano in a dark room, the YouTube singing sensation is transported to a highway full of speeding cars, empty rooftop with city view on the background and street crowded by passersby before brought back to the room in the middle of cheering girls. He closes the clip by playing under the rain.

Greyson Chance Will Be 'Dancing Crazy' on Miranda Cosgrove's Tour

December 09, 2010 09:02:58 GMT

will be on the road with Nickelodeon songstress , Just Jared Jr. reported. The 13-year-old musician will be playing his own songs and covers of popular tracks on the traveling show which kicks off in January 2011.

Greyson Chance Debuts 'Waiting Outside the Lines', Performing Live on 'Ellen'

October 27, 2010 02:34:43 GMT

, who gained attention after posting a YouTube video of himself covering 's song, visited 's radio show on October 26 to debut his first ever single "Waiting Outside the Lines". He said, "The song comes from the heart and I hope and pray that my fans can use it to 'escape' from all the pressures of life. I can't wait for everyone to take this journey with me."

Fashion and Beauty Nominees of 2010 Teen Choice Awards

June 29, 2010 03:01:01 GMT

2010 Teen Choice Awards have announced their second wave nominees on Monday, June 28. and go head to head in Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon - Female category, in which they will also compete against , and .

Ellen DeGeneres Launches Record Label, Signing Greyson Chance

May 26, 2010 09:13:20 GMT

From becoming a TV host and reality show judge, is now branching out to become a music mogul by forming a label under the moniker eleveneleven Records. Partnering with Telepictures Productions, she has signed her first act who is none other than .

Lady GaGa Helped Greyson Chance Landing Record Deal

May 19, 2010 04:32:58 GMT

was so impressed by a pre-teen internet sensation who wowed her with a rendition of her hit song "Paparazzi", she has helped to land the boy a deal with her record label. Twelve-year-old was invited onto ' daytime talk show last Thursday, May 13 after impressing over eight million YouTube.com watchers with home video footage of his church talent show cover of GaGa's hit.

Justin Bieber Lookalike Greyson Chance Signed to Interscope

May 17, 2010 02:48:40 GMT

A new Internet singing sensation Greyson Chance reportedly has inked a record deal with Interscope. Several sources told Crazed Hits that the label "closed the deal before any other label could even step in and meet" the 12-year-old kid.

Heidi Montag Seeks Restraining Order Against Mother

May 14, 2010 02:32:12 GMT

's relationship with her mother is getting worse. The reality TV star has stated that she does not want to meet Darlene Egelhoff for quite some time after she slammed the result of Heidi's plastic surgery on a recent episode of "".

Justin Bieber Lookalike Invited to 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

May 14, 2010 02:04:21 GMT

may just get himself a rival both in his career and his look. Twelve years old is deemed a Bieber lookalike and is the latest YouTube sensation on the brim of achieving worldwide success after did her part by inviting him to "" on Thursday, May 13.

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