Ibiza Mike Posner
11 April 2014, 09:16
Elyar drops his brand new single 'A Billion Girls' this Sunday (13th April) so to celebrate the rising star's return, find out everything you need to know about the 'Do It All Over Again' singer...
Elyar Fox was born on 15th July, 1995 in Ealing, London and raised in Greenford. The future star went to Coston's Primary School, and has one older brother.Picture: PA
Back in 2005, aged 10, Elyar received his first guitar which is where his love of music was ignited and he was soon playing (and writing) songs all the time. Picture: Derek Bremner
At 16 Elyar started uploading cover videos across YouTube, starting with Adele's 'Someone Like You', which quickly got him a LOT of attention.
His cover of Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend', uploaded two years ago during his early days, has had almost 5 million views on YouTube.
Elyar's popularity soon saw him signed up to a record deal and starting to work on original songs of his own.
In November last year his debut single 'Do It All Over Again' was played on Capital for the first time, with his amazing music video following in December.
Elyar then made his Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball debut in December 2013 as a surprise guest, emerging from the crowd to wow the thousands there with his 'Do It All Over Again' performance. Picture: Danny North
The accolades soon started to roll in, with Elyar coming second in MTV's prestigious Brand New For 2014 prize at the end of last year.
The 18 year-old pop star is currently working hard on his first record with some BIG name producers. Picture: Press Release
The UK singer dropped the UK-themed music video for the track in March.
The singer supported Union J on tour back in December… and most recently supported The Wanted boys on their 'Word Of Mouth' tour.