Leroy Sanchez

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Leroy Sanchez performing live

Leroy Sanchez (born September 1, 1991, in Spain) is a Spanish-born singer-songwriter currently based in Los Angeles, California.

Career[edit]

Leroy Sanchez was born in Abetxuko, Vitoria, Spain, where he taught himself to play guitar. At the age of 15, Sanchez uploaded his first cover song on YouTube, and his videos have since received more than 400 millions views and over 3.5 million subscribers.[1] In 2010 Sanchez met producer Jim Jonsin, who brought him to Miami.

Leroy released two singles in 2014, "By My Side" and "Little Dancer".

In 2016, he was nominated for a Premios Juventud Award,[2] and a Teen Choice Award.[3]

Sanchez headlined the Man of the Year tour, his first international run, from January to March 2017 and his Elevated Tour, from September to November 2017.[4] Sanchez released his debut EP, Elevated on August 4, 2017. Leroy's most viewed video on his youtube channel is his cover of Adele's "Hello" with almost 50 million views.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leroy Sanchez".
  2. ^ "Premios Juventud 2016: Lista completa de ganadores".
  3. ^ "All the Winners at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards!".
  4. ^ "Man of the Year Tour // 2017".