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Anna Clendening

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Anna Clendening
Born (1993-03-12) March 12, 1993 (age 31)
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
YouTube information
Years active2008–present
Subscribers705 thousand[1]
Total views111.49 million[1]
100,000 subscribers

Last updated: 14 July 2020
WebsiteOfficial website

Anna Clendening (born March 12, 1993) is an American singer, actress, and Internet personality, known originally for being one of the most followed people on the now-defunct video sharing service Vine,[2] and later as a contestant on season 9 of America's Got Talent.[3][4] Now focusing primarily on her music career, Clendening has amassed over 144 million views on her YouTube channel and over 300 million streams on Spotify as of March 2022.[5]

Early life[edit]

Clendening was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina,[6] to parents Vickie Moore Clendening and Michael Clendening.[7] At age 14, Anna was discovered to have severe anxiety and depression. While suffering from panic attacks due to her anxiety, Anna turned to music and began writing and performing songs in her bedroom.[8]


Clendening's debut EP, "waves", was released on February 22, 2019, on the East West Records label.[9] In April 2019, Clendening embarked on The Waves Tour, performing in eight U.S. cities.[10]

In 2019, Clendening joined the roster at Sony/ATV's new joint venture, TwentySeven Music Publishing.[11]

She signed a record deal with Atlantic as of June 12, 2020

Personal life[edit]

Clendening resides in Los Angeles, California.[12]


Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
  • Released: October 9, 2020
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Untitled X's
  • Released: September 9, 2022
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: Digital download, streaming


Title Year Album
"To My Parents" 2016 Non-album single
"Boys Like You" 2017 Waves
"Invisible" 2018
"Dead End" 2019
"If I'm Being Honest" Non-album single
"Get Me" 2020 Evolve
"Love Song"
"Girls Like You" 2022 Non-album single
"Bare Minimum" 2022 Non-album single



Year Title Role Notes
2014 America's Got Talent Herself 5 episodes


  1. ^ a b "About Anna Clendening". YouTube.
  2. ^ Ulanoff, Lance (July 16, 2014). "The Ultimate Breakdown of the Weird World of Vine". Mashable. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Filipek, Claire (June 14, 2014). "'America's Got Talent' Contestant Sings Louder Than Her Anxiety Disorder". Bust.
  4. ^ Reilly, Kaitlin (June 4, 2018). "Anna Clendening On How Justin Bieber Inspired Her New Track "Boys Like You"". Refinery29. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  5. ^ "Anna Clendening's Official Youtube Channel". Youtube. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  6. ^ Collar, Matt. "Anna Clendening Artist Biography by Matt Collar". AllMusic. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  7. ^ "Anna Clendening's Personal Facebook Page". Facebook. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Contestant With Crippling Anxiety Disorder Gives Stunning Performance on 'America's Got Talent'". The Mighty. Archived from the original on April 3, 2019. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  9. ^ "Waves - EP by Anna Clendening". Apple Music. February 22, 2019. Retrieved April 7, 2019 – via iTunes.
  10. ^ Robinson, Dominiq (March 4, 2019). "Anna Clendening announces The Waves Tour 2019". axs.com. AXS Group. Archived from the original on March 4, 2019. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  11. ^ Cirisano, Tatiana (April 5, 2019). "Sony/ATV Signs Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall & Leigh-Anne Pinnock". Business News. billboard.com. Billboard Magazine. Archived from the original on April 7, 2019. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  12. ^ "Singer Anna Clendening Talks Cutting, Female Role Model, Girls Staying Strong & Music!". PacificRimVideoPress.

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