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Calum Scott
Calum Scott
Calum Scott during a rehearsal in the sixth edition
Background
Birth name Calum Scott
Born (1988-10-12) 12 1988 (age 31)
Kingston upon Hull, England, UK
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active 2013–present
Label Capitol
Associated acts
  • Maroon 5
  • Tiësto
  • Leona Lewis

Calum Scott (born 12 October 1988 in Kingston Upon Hull) is a British singer and songwriter. He won a local talent competition in his home city in Yorkshire then he came to worldwide attention when he appeared as a contestant on the television programme Britain's Got Talent in 2015. He subsequently released his version of Robyn's hit "Dancing on My Own" as a single, which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart and became the best selling song of that summer in the UK. In 2018 he collaborated with Leona Lewis on the single "You Are the Reason".

Music career

2011–14: Early career

On 15 August 2013, Scott won the talent competition Mail's Star Search, organized by Hull Daily Mail. He then joined a Maroon 5 tribute band, the Maroon 4, and toured around the United Kingdom. In 2014 he formed the electronic duo, The Experiment with John McIntyre. The debut single, "Girl (You're Beautiful)", was released on 14 June. The duo performed the song on Good Morning Britain and BBC Look North, but after, broke up.

2018: Europa Song Contest

On May 2018, the English broadcaster announce that the country will represented by Calum Scott with the song "What I Miss Most" in Dnipro, Ukraine. United Kingdom was an auto-qualifier, because the fifth edition the country was finished in the top 6, perform in the grand final in the 5th place and finished at 15th place in the Final with 194 points. .

Discography

Studio albums

Title Release details Peak chart positions
UK AUS BEL CAN IRE NLD NZ US
Only Human
  • Released: 9 March 2018
  • Label: Virgin EMI
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
4 5 35 27 19 75 26 66

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK AUS BEL DEN IRE NLD NZ SCO SWE US
"Dancing on My Own" 2016 2 2 19 8 4 14 5 1 4 15
  • BPI: 2× Platinum
  • ARIA: 5× Platinum
  • IFPI DEN: Gold
  • RMNZ: Platinum
  • RIAA: Platinum
Only Human
"Rhythm Inside" 90 23
"You Are the Reason" 2017 43 27 55 6 11
  • ARIA: Platinum
"What I Miss Most" 2018
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.
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