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English singer-songwriter George Ezra has stolen the hearts of fans all over the world with his infectious music!

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Who Is George Ezra? George Ezra is an English singer-songwriter from Hertford, England. He is best known for his hit singles “Budapest” and “Shotgun”. After studying music in Bristol, he released his debut EP Did You Hear the Rain? in 2013. His debut album Wanted on Voyage was released in 2014 and reached number one in the UK Albums Chart. He followed it up with two more albums Staying at Tamara's (2018) and George Ezra & Friends (2020).Early Life and Education George Ezra Barnett was born on June 7, 1993, in Hertford, England. He began playing guitar when he was 14 years old and studied at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, Surrey. He graduated from there with a degree in songwriting.Music Career In 2013, George Ezra released his debut EP Did You Hear the Rain? which contained four songs. The EP was well received by critics and peaked at number 19 on the UK Singles Chart. His breakthrough single “Budapest” was released in 2014 and peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart. The single was certified double platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).Albums and Collaborations In 2014, George Ezra released his debut album Wanted on Voyage. The album peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was certified five times platinum by the BPI. It contained songs such as “Cassy O’”, “Listen to the Man” and “Blame It on Me”. In 2018, he released his second album Staying at Tamara's which peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart and contained songs such as “Paradise” and “Pretty Shining People”. In 2020, he collaborated with a variety of artists for his third album George Ezra & Friends which featured songs such as “Hold My Girl” and “One Day Like This”.Awards and Achievements In 2015, George Ezra won an Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for his song “Budapest”. In 2016, he received a BRIT Award nomination for British Male Solo Artist. He has also been nominated for three Grammy Awards.Personal Life George Ezra is currently single but has previously dated fellow singer Lily Allen. He is an avid fan of football and supports Arsenal F.C.