Ballynahinch, County Down
At the age of just fifteen, Conor Marcus released his fourth single at the end of 2020.
“Xs and Os” follows on from the success of his recent tracks, which have all had airplay including, RTE, Cool FM, Q Radio and BBC, as part of BBC Introducing.
With praise from Gary Lightbody, Tom Fletcher and Will.I.Am,
Conor is a young man making waves.
Conor won the Forrestside-Cool FM Young Singer/Songwriter of the year 2017
and the PanArts Young Singer/Songwriter of the year 2020.
He has just been awarded Exceptional Young Musician of the year, working with MOBO and Urban Music award nominated composer and producer, David Lyttle.
Conor wrote his first song aged nine. Three years later, he came up with ‘That Girl I Met’. He performed the song at his blind audition on ITV’s The Voice Kids UK,
reaching the semi-finals, mentored by Danny Jones from McFly.
Since then, Conor has had co-writing opportunities with artists like
JC Stewart and Curtis Walsh.
Conor was the youngest ever participant on the prestigious Oh Yeah Music Centre’s development programme “Scratch My Progress” 2019,
supported by PRS and The Musician’s Union.
With a broad range of influences from Charlie Puth to Bruno Mars, Conor’s style ranges from melodic pop and rhythmic beats, blending catchy lyrics with slick production, to slower piano based moods and emotions.