21 Facts About George Ezra


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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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