Francesco Yates

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Francesco Yates
Born (1995-09-11) September 11, 1995 (age 22)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active 2014–present
Labels Atlantic
Associated acts
Website francescoyates.com

Francesco Yates (born September 11, 1995) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

Yates was born in Toronto and started writing music at the age of 11. He signed to Atlantic Records when he was 16. His self-titled debut EP, released on September 11, 2015, was co-produced by Robin Hannibal and Pharrell Williams.[1][2][3]

In 2015, Yates received the Heatseeker Award at the Canadian Radio Music Awards[4] and performed at the official Canada Day celebration in Ottawa.[5] He provides the vocals on the Robin Schulz song "Sugar".[6][7] He also performed at We Days across Canada that same year. In 2016, he was an opening act for Canadian pop rock band Hedley on their Hello World Tour with Carly Rae Jepsen.

On February 2, 2018 his latest single, "Come Over", was released.[8]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN
[9]
FRA
[10]
2014 "When I Found You"[11] Francesco Yates EP
2015 "Better to Be Loved"[12] 37 196
"Nobody Like You"[13] Non-album single
"Call"[14] 77 Francesco Yates EP
2018 "Come Over"[15] TBA
"Do You Think About Me"[16]

As featured artist

Year Single Peak positions Certifications Album
CAN
[17]
AUT
[18]
FRA
[10]
GER
[19]
SWE
[20]
SWI
[21]
NLD
[22]
US
2015 "Sugar"
(Robin Schulz featuring Francesco Yates)
42 1 2 1 9 1 6 44 Sugar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cho, Diane (October 22, 2014). "Who The Hell Is… Francesco Yates". VH1 Music News. 
  2. ^ Friend, David (October 9, 2014). "International Star You Should Know: Singer Francesco Yates". Variety. 
  3. ^ Patch, Nick (July 8, 2015). "Pharrell-endorsed Canadian teen Francesco Yates ready to drop debut EP". CTV News. The Canadian Press. Retrieved July 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ Bliss, Karen (May 9, 2015). "Magic! Win Big at 2015 Canadian Radio Music Awards". Billboard. 
  5. ^ Snider, Kelly (7 July 2015). "Ottawa celebrates Canada Day, rain or shine - Local - Orléans Star". Orléans Star. Transcontinental Media. Archived from the original on 12 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  6. ^ Renck, Lizzie (19 July 2015). "Robin Schulz unveils 'Sugar' ahead of his fall LP release". Dancing Astronaut. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Gupta, Pranav (20 July 2015). "ROBIN SCHULZ FT. FRANCESCO YATES – SUGAR (ORIGINAL MIX)". Bangin Beats. Archived from the original on 20 July 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Francesco Yates Launches New Music With Timberlake Dates". February 3, 2018. 
  9. ^ "Francesco Yates - Chart history (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Francesco Yates discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "When I Found You - Single by Francesco Yates on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. 
  12. ^ "Better To Be Loved - Single by Francesco Yates on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. 
  13. ^ "Nobody Like You - Single by Francesco Yates on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. 
  14. ^ "Call - Single by Francesco Yates on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. 
  15. ^ "Come Over - Single by Francesco Yates on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. 
  16. ^ "Do You Think About Me – Single by Francesco Yates". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved 6 April 2018. 
  17. ^ "Robin Schulz discography". www.billboard.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  18. ^ "Francesco Yates discography". austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  19. ^ "Robin Schulz feat. Francesco Yates – Sugar". offiziellecharts.de. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  20. ^ "Francesco Yates discography". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  21. ^ "Robin Schulz feat. Francesco Yates - Sugar". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 31 August 2015. 
  22. ^ "Top 40-lijst van week 43, 2015". Top40.nl. Mediamarkt. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  23. ^ Ryan, Gavin (24 October 2015). "ARIA Singles: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 'Downtown' Still No 1". Noise11. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
  24. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Robin Schulz; 'Sugar')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  25. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Official New Zealand Music Chart (Recorded Music NZ). November 2, 2015. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Italian single certifications – Robin Schulz – Sugar" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. 

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