Lewis Capaldi is a Scottish singer-songwriter born on October 7, 1996. He first gained widespread recognition in 2018 with his single “Someone You Loved”, which topped the UK Singles Chart and became a global hit.
The song also earned him a nomination for the Critics’ Choice Award at the 2019 Brit Awards.
Capaldi’s debut album, “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent,” was released in May 2019 and became the best-selling album of the year in the UK.
The album featured several successful singles including “Grace,” “Hold Me While You Wait,” and “Before You Go.” Capaldi has won several awards for his music, including two BRIT Awards for Best New Artist and Song of the Year in 2020.
His style is often described as a blend of pop, rock, and folk.
When he was 18, his manager Ryan Walter discovered him through an iPhone recording that was recorded in his bedroom and been had uploaded to his SoundCloud account.
The day after first contacting Capaldi, Walter flew from America to Britain to hear Capaldi play live. In 2016, Capaldi graduated with an HND in Music from New College Lanarkshire, Motherwell.
Lewis Capaldi Parents: Meet Mark Capaldi and Carole Capaldi
Lewis Capaldi’s parents are Mark Capaldi and Carol Capaldi.
His father, Mark Capaldi, is a singer and his mother, Carol Capaldi, is a nurse. Lewis has credited his father with inspiring his love of music and has mentioned in interviews that he grew up in a musical family.