21 Facts About George Ezra

1.

George Ezra Barnett was born on 7 June 1993 and is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,317
2.

George Ezra released his third studio album, Gold Rush Kid, in 2022.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,318
3.

George Ezra Barnett was born on 7 June 1993 in Hertford, Hertfordshire.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,319
4.

George Ezra's parents were teachers, with his father, Paul, teaching at Barnwell School in Stevenage.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,320
5.

George Ezra moved to Bristol in 2011 to study songwriting at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,321
6.

George Ezra has an elder sister named Jessica who accompanies him on tour, and a younger brother named Ethan who is a singer and songwriter under the stage name Ten Tonnes.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,322
7.

In June 2013, George Ezra played the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury Festival.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,323
8.

George Ezra was included in MTV's Brand New for 2014, Vevo's 'DSCVR Ones to Watch 2014' and iTunes' new artists 2014.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,324
9.

George Ezra has played support spots for Lianne La Havas, Bastille, Sam Smith and Tom Odell.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,325
10.

On 10 August 2014, George Ezra was a support act for Robert Plant at the Glastonbury Extravaganza.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,326
11.

In October 2014, George Ezra released a video for "Listen to the Man", which featured Ian McKellen.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,327
12.

At the 2015 Brit Awards, George Ezra was nominated for four Brit Awards: Best British Album, Best British Male Solo Artist, Best British Single, and British Breakthrough Artist.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,328
13.

In early 2015, George Ezra opened for Sam Smith for 16 dates on Smith's In the Lonely Hour Tour across North America.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,329
14.

On 3 April 2017, George Ezra announced a "top secret", 10 date UK and Ireland tour, in which it was announced that he would premiere new material.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,330
15.

George Ezra performed as one of the main headliners for Neighbourhood Weekender 2019, which was held in Warrington on 25 May 2019.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,331
16.

George Ezra was the last act on the main stage on the first day of the two-day festival.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,332
17.

George Ezra performed at the Platinum Party at the Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee in June 2022.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,333
18.

George Ezra cites Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie and James Baylin as his main musical influences.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,334
19.

Youthful obsession with Dylan prompted George Ezra to seek out earlier American folk and blues artists.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,335
20.

Some time after the release of his first album, George Ezra met and later began dating Florrie Arnold; however, the relationship ended after three years.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,336
21.

George Ezra has stated he suffers from Pure O, a form of obsessive compulsive disorder that consists of obsessions and anxiety with purely mental, not physical, compulsions.

FactSnippet No. 1,771,337