Tuesday, December 06, 2011


At just 13 years-old, Greyson Chance has accomplished more than many musicians can hope for in their careers; two successful North American tours, performing at the White House, national television appearances on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,”, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “Good Morning America,” and now the release of his debut album Hold On ‘Til The Night (eleveneleven/Maverick/Streamline/Geffen). 

In April 2010, the sixth-grader’s brother posted a clip on YouTube of Chance performing Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” at a choir event in his hometown of Edmond, Oklahoma; since then Chance’s life has been a whirlwind of exciting opportunities. The now infamous performance went on to become YouTube’s #3 most popular video of 2010 and has received over 40 million views to date. The clip also caught the eye of a producer at the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” which led to Chance’s first guest appearance. Only a week later, during his second appearance on her show, DeGeneres announced that she had signed Greyson as the first artist on her newly formed label, eleveneleven. Chance has now appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” eight times and debuted his singles “Waiting Outside the Lines” and “Unfriend You” on the program. “Without Ellen, none of this would have happened. She's been so supportive of me and my music from the very beginning, and has also become an amazing friend!” says Chance.

Debut album Hold On ‘Til The Night which he recorded in Los Angeles with famed producers such as The Matrix (Christina Aguilera, Avril Lavigne, Jason Mraz, Britney Spears) and Billy Steinberg (Enrique Iglesias, Katherine McPhee, Miranda Cosgrove). Unlike many teen artists, Chance took on much of the writing for this debut record. "Writing and recording this album has been such a fun and exciting journey!” said Chance. “I've put so much hard work into it and I can't wait for the world to hear it. It's about overcoming fears but always powering through, and I think it's a message my fans will really relate to," he added.





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