July 11, 1995 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Associated acts||Danny Fernandes, Lil Twist, Flo Rida, Allstar Weekend, Bridgit Mendler, Big Time Rush, Cody Simpson|
Medeiros was born and grew up in Toronto, Ontario, to a Portuguese origin father and an Italian origin mother. Tyler Medeiros attended St. Anthony's Catholic Elementary School located in Toronto from Junior Kindergarten until he graduated grade 8 in 2009. Tyler Medeiros is the cousin of singers Shawn Desman and Danny Fernandes. In 2012 Tyler was signed by Flo Rida, also he went on a Canadian Tour with Victoria Duffield, Cody Simpson and Big Time Rush.
Medeiros' first single was "Girlfriend" featuring labelmate and cousin Danny Fernandes. The video premiered on Family Channel and also MuchMusic. It was followed up with his second single "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)" that features rapper Lil Twist sampling on a KC and the Sunshine Band song. Both videos were directed by Marc André Debruyne. Medeiros also appeared on the cover of July–August 2011 issue of the Canadian teen magazine Vervegirl. Tyler was chosen my Family Channel to sing and perform the theme song to their 2011 Bullying Awareness Week Stand Up! campaign. The song, called “What’s Up, Stand Up,” was written by RyanDan members Ryan Kowarsky and Dan Kowarsky as well as Maks Gabriel. The video premiered on the Family Channel on November 15, 2011.
In 2012 Medeiros signed with Flo Rida's IMG Label in a joint project with CP Records. Shortly after the signing, he joined Flo Rida and Pitbull for the Planet Pit Tour across Canada. On June 1, 2012, it was announced that Medeiros would be a main performer at the Big Ticket Summer Concert put on by Family Channel on August 26 along with Bridgit Mendler, R5, Veronica and Allstar Weekend. In June, 2012 it was also announced that Tyler would join Big Time Rush and Cody Simpson on a cross Canada tour in September. September 4, the tour kick off in Montreal coincided with Medeiros release of TM - his debut EP.
The first song off TM was "#QTEEs" and the second was "Radio" ft. Flo Rida.
Following in his cousin Danny Fernandes' shoes, Medeiros is the newest teen sensation to join World Vision Canada. At the end of September 2012, he travelled to Sri Lanka and the Philippines to visit the child he sponsors. Medeiros' goal is to raise awareness for children who live below the poverty line and get his fans to "Say I Love You" to children that need it the most. in 2014 He joined the #GiveHope campaign where you can text "love" to 41010 and $5 gets donated to World Vision Canada as a way to start your journey to sponsoring a child! www.worldvision.ca/givehope
- 2012: TM (EP)
(feat. Danny Fernandes)
|90||Tyler Medeiros TM|
|2011||"Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)"
(feat. Lil Twist)
|"What's Up Stand Up"||—|
(feat. Flo Rida)
- 2010: "Girlfriend" (feat. Danny Fernandes)
- 2011: "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)" (feat. Lil Twist)
- "Tyler Medeiros". MuchMusic. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- "Vervegirl: Tyler Medeiros magazine cover". Store.vervegirl.com. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- http://www.astral.com/en/press-room/news/2011/special-weeklong-lineup-encourages-kids-to-stand-up-for-family-channels-bullying-awareness-week-campaign Family Stand UP! campaign release
- "Tyler Medeiros – Chart History: Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2013.
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