Further, I always found conversations regarding music, politics, art, books – and the greatness of Nas’ catalog – to be far more interesting than what type of guy I was into.
This is still true today." The Oklahoma-raised singer went on to encourage his fans to love themselves and seek self-acceptance.
He was merely 13 years old when his talent captivated You Tube viewers as well as celebrities.
Greyson Michael Chance owed it to Lady Ga Ga for his fame today.
Chance will be dropping by at Menara Star in Petaling Jaya, Selangor on June 21 for a mini showcase in conjunction with the Star Media Group’s 45th anniversary celebrations, and we’re giving readers a, er, chance to score tickets to the show. His sister Alexa and brother Tanner are both musicians as well. Chance began playing the piano at age 8, and carried on lessons for three years. At that time, the video already had eight million views. During the show, he told De Generes that he has never had any singing lessons. Speaking of girls, Chance, who had written two songs at the time, told De Generes that one of them () was about two girls who well, broke his heart. After his performance was broadcasted on television, more celebrities took notice, including Ashton Kutcher and 2008 runner-up David Archuleta. After all the extensive media coverage, Chance finally set up his own official Twitter account (@greysonchance) on May 15, 2010. Thanks for all the support, follow me here so I can keep you updated on everything! Chance made a second appearance on video had garnered 30 million views, but he told De Generes that he hasn’t quite settled into his newfound viral fame yet. During the show, De Generes surprised him by announcing that she is starting her own record label eleveneleven and signed Chance as his first artist. She even posted this message on her official website “I was so inspired by 12-year-old Greyson Chance that we decided to make a record together. Chance was nominated as Choice Web Star in the 2010 Teen Choice Awards, and Favorite Viral Video Star at the 2011 People’s Choice Awards, but did not win either award. Chance released his debut single video with the comment: “keep it up bro.. Chance thanked Bieber for his the support in a retweet. In Nov 2011, Chance was invited to perform at the Anugerah Industri Muzik, where he sang a 27. He toured the region extensively throughout 2012, performing concerts in KL, Singapore, Jakarta, Manila, Hong Kong, and Bangkok. That same year, he returned to Asia in November to promote his new five-track EP . After a whirlwind 24 months, Chance announced his departure from his label in January 2013.
There are 45 pairs of passes up for grabs – to find out how to get them, visit contests.my/greysonchance. Chance was born on Aug 16, 1997 in Wichita Falls, Texas, but grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. De Generes quipped: “Look what’s happening to you now. I am starting my own record label called eleveneleven! Looking back at the moment De Generes discovered him and the media frenzy that followed along with sudden fame, Chance told “It was all happening too fast.
"While this message is most definitely overdue, I encourage anyone who is navigating their sexuality to devote as much time as they need to the process of finding self-confidence, self-acceptance, and self-love," he wrote.
"Hell, for me, it took years to write this message.
gaining widespread attention and over 60 million views as of December 2017, as well as an appearance on The Ellen De Generes Show shortly afterward.
Two of his original compositions, "Stars" and "Broken Hearts", gained over six and eight million views respectively on his You Tube channel.
Now Chance – who turns 18 in August – is ready for another, well, chance at stardom, but this time, without the help of the Internet fame machine.
He will be in Malaysia to promote the release of his latest EP , which he described as his reintroduction to the music scene. She takes her individuality, and she takes the amazing talent that she has and she makes just great songs that are catchy and they make you want to dance and maybe throw out some Ellen moves,” he told De Generes. The biggest surprise for Chance while taping the show was a phone call from Mother Monster herself.
"I came to fully recognize that I was gay when I was sixteen.