Calum Scott is an English singer and songwriter. In March 2021, Scott digitally released his first EP titled Only Acoustic, which featured acoustic performances of tracks from his debut album. Scott performed with Take That at the Coronation Concert on the grounds of Windsor Castle on 7 May 2023.
Calum Scott Personal Life
Calum Scott was born on 12 October 1988 in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England to Debbie Burton and Kevin Scott. He has a younger sister named Jade, who is also a singer. Initially, Scott used to play drums and later his sister encouraged him to sing. Scott grew up near the Yorkshire area, mainly North Ferriby and Kingston upon Hull.
When Scott was two years old, her parents got divorced and his father moved to Canada.
Scott is openly gay. He’s talked about struggling with his sexuality as a kid, but as an adult, he’s confident about it.
Calum Scott Career
On 15 August 2013, Scott Hull won the Mail’s Star Search, a talent competition organized by the Daily Mail. He then joined the Maroon 5 tribute band Maroon 4 and toured the UK. In 2014, he formed the electronic duo The Experiment with John McIntyre. The debut single “Girl (You’re Beautiful)” was released on June 14. The duo performed the song on Good Morning Britain and BBC Look North but later broke up. On 11 April 2015, Scott’s audition for the ninth series of Britain’s Got Talent was broadcast on ITV. Just before the audition, his sister Jade also auditioned, but Simon Cowell stopped him in both songs. Jade received four no-votes from David Walliams, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, and Simon Cowell. Despite his obvious nerves at his sister’s rejection, Calum performed a cover of Robyn’s ‘Dancing on My Own’, which he heard Kings of Leon perform on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge in 2013.
After his appearance in the first episode of the show, his Twitter following grew from 400 to over 25,000. His performance video has been viewed over 378 million times on YouTube. In the semi-finals on May 29, Scott performed “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” by Jermaine Stewart. Walliams commented: “You really sound like a recording artist”, while Alesha Dixon thought he could have “worldwide success”. He won the semi-final with 25.6% of the vote and went straight to the final. In the finale on May 31, Scott performed Rihanna’s “Diamonds” and finished sixth out of 12 contestants with 8.2% of the vote. After Britain’s Got Talent, Scott appeared on many shows across the UK including the Viking FM Future Star Awards, Flamingo Land Resort Fair, Westwood Cross Shopping Centre’s 10th Anniversary, Gibraltar Summer Nights, Hull Daily Mail Star, and Dartford Festival.
Scott independently released his cover of “Dancing on My Own” on 15 April 2016. It became a sleeper hit, peaking at number 40 for the first time in May, reaching the top 40 despite little radio airplay apart from West Hull FM. It was later added to the Radio 2 C-List and reached number two on the UK Singles Chart on 5 August. As of August 2016, it has sold over 600,000 copies and has been certified platinum in the UK. On May 24, Scott announced on Twitter that he had signed a record deal with Capitol Records, where he signed A&R Executive Alex Wilhelm. Scott performed the song on the BBC television programs Look North, Lorraine, Weekend, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and the Brazilian program Encontro com Fátima Bernardes. He also promoted the song on several radio stations, including BBC Radio Humberside, Viking FM, Radio Gibraltar, BFBS Radio, and the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation.
On September 16, he released the promotional single “Transformer” with Brazilian recording artist Ivete Sangalo as the official song of the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. they performed the song at the graduation ceremony on September 18. In September 2016, it was revealed that “Dancing on My Own” was the UK’s most downloaded-song of the summer. In the fall of 2022, “Dancing On My Own” experienced a spike in popularity as Philadelphia Phillies players and fans embraced the song as the team pushed for the 2022 World Series. In 2017, he toured the United States and released the single “You Are the Reason”.
Also in 2017, he began work on his debut album, Only Human, which was released on March 9, 2018. The album was preceded by a new version of “You Are the Reason”, a collaboration with Leona Lewis, released in early 2018, they performed on The One Show in February 2018. In May, Scott released “What I Miss Most” as the fourth single from Only Human. In October 2018, Scott released a new single called “No Matter What”. In September 2020, Scott teamed up with American watch company Bulova to develop Minutes with Calum, a music documentary series that explores the creative process of his upcoming second album through a Bulova lens.
In March 2021, Scott digitally released his first EP titled Only Acoustic, which featured acoustic performances of tracks from his debut album. The following month, he released two more EPs; Only cooperation and only love. On June 11, 2021, Scott released the single “Biblical”, the first track from his upcoming second album. He released a second track titled “Rise” on October 1, 2021, and a third track titled “If You Ever Change Your Mind” on February 4, 2022.
On April 29, 2022, Scott announced that his second album, Bridges, would be released on June 17, 2022. On the same day, he released the album’s fourth track, “Heaven”. In July 2021, Scott collaborated with Belgian artist Lost Frequencies singing “Where Are You Now”, which was released on 30 July 2021. The song became a major hit in the following months, charting on many streaming platforms in many countries. In early February 2022, the song reached the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart, becoming Scott’s second song to reach the top 10 in the UK. In November 2021, Scott collaborated with Brazilian recording artist Bryan Behr, singing “Da Primeira Vez (From the First Time)”. Scott sang in both English and Portuguese.
Also in November 2021, he collaborated with British singer Jasmine Thompson on the song “Love Is Just a Word”. Scott performed with Take That at the Coronation Concert on the grounds of Windsor Castle on 7 May 2023.
Calum Scott Relationship
There is no information present publicly about his relationship status so we are assuming that he is single and unmarried.
Calum Scott Net Worth
Scott has a net worth of $7 million. He earns by being a singer and songwriter. He also earns via endorsements and sponsorships. He does many concerts which are attended by his wide fanbase.
Calum Scott Education
There is no information present publicly about his educational status so we cannot provide any information.
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Calum Scott Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm|
|Weight||70 kg or 154 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Calum Scott Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Calum Scott|
|Date Of Birth||12 October 1988|
|Age||34 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England|
|Parents||Debbie Burton and Kevin Scott|
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