Hozier

  • 25 June 2014

Date of birth

17th March, 1990

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.96

Hozier (born Andrew Hozier-Byrne; March 17th 1990) Hozier in an Irish musician.

Musical career: Hozier began his career in 2008 in the band Anúna. He left in 2012. He released his debut EP 'Take Me to Church' in 2013; the title single when multi-platinum and reached number two in the US. His next EP was 2014's 'From Eden', after which he unveiled his self-titled debut album through Island and Columbia records. He joined Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift in performing at the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in London and also made an appearance on 'Saturday Night Live'.

Personal life: Hozier grew up in Bray, County Wicklow. He went to St Gerard's School and enrolled at Trinity College in Dublin where he was in the Trinity Orchestra before dropping out.

Hozier AKA Andrew Hozier-Byrne has recorded the lead song for the soundtrack to 'The Legend Of Tarzan'. The musician was at the premiere of the film held at The Dolby Theater Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th June 2016

Hozier AKA Andrew Hozier-Byrne has recorded the lead song for the soundtrack to 'The Legend Of Tarzan'. The musician was at the premiere of the film held at The Dolby Theater Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th June 2016

Hozier Writes New Song 'Better Love' For 'The Legend Of Tarzan'

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 17 June 2016

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The Grammy winner contributes to a stunning new soundtrack.

Hozier releases his soundtrack offering for David Yates directed movie 'The Legend of Tarzan' today in a song entitled 'Better Love'. The tune will appear alongside a magnetic score from composer Rupert Gregson-Williams which has also been released with the official soundtrack album.

Image caption Hozier records 'Better Love' for 'The Legend Of Tarzan'

The Grammy winning singer-songwriter who shot to number one with his self-titled debut album in 2014 which featured the stellar hit 'Take Me to Church' has taken up a new venture in the form of a movie soundtrack. 'Better Love', co-produced by Rob Kirwan at London's Abbey Road Studios, will feature alongside Rupert Gregson-Williams' score for 'The Legend of Tarzan'. The soundtrack also features a track from South African singer Zoe Mthiyane entitled 'Opar'.

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Hozier - Celebrities attend iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum. at The Forum - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 4th April 2016

John Boyega, Adele And Hozier Feature In Forbes' List Of '30 Most Influential Europeans Under 30'

By Stephanie Chase in Movies / TV / Theatre on 19 January 2016

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The list features 300 people in 10 categories, ranging from the arts to technology.

Musicians Hozier and Adele and Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega are among those named by Forbes magazine in their first ever list of the 30 most influential Europeans under 30. The magazine selected 30 people from 10 different categories to make up the lists, which were complied by a panel of experts in each particular field.

Image caption Hozier has been named one of Forbes 30 most influential Europeans under 30.

"Researching, vetting and launching our first ever 30 Under 30 Europe list was an incredible task," said Randall Lane, editor of Forbes. "We scoured the continent to find the most talented millennials and, with the help of our expert judges, are proud to honour 300 of the most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars in Europe right now.”

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Friends Again? Demi Lovato Shares Selfie With Selena Gomez

By Elinor Cosgrave in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 12 September 2015

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Have Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez reconciled?

Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez are friends again! The two reportedly fell out a while ago but have managed to get their friendship back on track. Lovato indicated they were back on speaking terms again by sharing a selfie with Gomez on Instagram on Thursday (10th September). It is the first selfie the two have appeared in together in more than a year.

Image caption Demi Lovato photographed outside her London hotel, September 2015.

Read More: Demi Lovato Reveals ‘Confident’ Album’s Track List With Help From 12 Celebrity Friends.

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UK Music Hits Landmark Of 500 Million Streams In A Single Week

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 25 July 2015

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Artists such as Ed Sheeran and Mark Ronson have helped boost UK streaming figures.

The streaming revolution has gained some serious steam in Britain, as for the first time ever more than 500 million songs were streamed online in a single week. It’s the first time the number of weekly streams has hit the half a billion mark and it’s is nearly double the number of songs streamed just a year ago.

Ed Sheeran is 2015’s most streamed artist so far.

The 505 million streams happened in the chart week ending July 16th and takes into account services such as Spotify, Deezer and Google. 2015 is said to have seen 11.5 billion streams to date, with more than 25 billion streams being predicted by the end of the year. According to The Guardian, when YouTube is included, the total is expected to top 50 billion.

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Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' Tops List Of 2015's Most Streamed Songs

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 05 July 2015

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The track which features Bruno Mars has racked up over 45 million streams so far this year.

Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars, has been named the most streamed track of 2015 so far, in a list compiled by OfficialCharts.com. The track has already notched up just over 45 million streams since January, giving it a total of 51.3 million since its release last December.

Image caption Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’ is the year’s most streamed song so far.

The year’s second most streamed track is reggae-pop hit ‘Cheerleader’ from OMI, which has been streamed over 40 million times. The track was released back in April and hit the number one spot during its third week of release.

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Bonnaroo 2015 Is Here! Here's What The Rest Of The Weekend Has In Store

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 12 June 2015

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From Kendrick Lamar to Slayer, this year is definitely one of the best.

Bonnaroo is in full swing and while we've seen some pretty impressive acts so far, the musical forecast shows things are not going to get quieter anytime soon. One of America's biggest and most diverse summer events, fans flock in their thousands to Tennessee this weekend to welcome some of the world's top entertainers.

Friday's line-up is a particularly mixed bag; where you've got music veterans the likes of 80s new wave legends Tears For Fears and 70s R&B band Earth Wind & Fire, you also got newer names such as LA duo Mini Mansions, who recently won acclaim for their second album 'The Great Pretenders', and Brit award winning UK chart toppers Royal Blood. Making some noise on the main What Stage throughout though are house producer Deadmau5, 'To Pimp a Butterfly' rapper Kendrick Lamar and roots rock collective Alabama Shakes.

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Hozier - Ivor Novello Awards 2015 held at Grosvenor House Hotel at Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 21st May 2015

Sony Pulls Adele, Kelly Clarkson And More From SoundCloud

By Ed Biggs in Music / Festivals on 10 May 2015

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Negotiations between major labels and SoundCloud have deteriorated to the extent that Sony have removed some of their biggest artists from the streaming site.

In another instalment of the ongoing struggle between record labels and streaming sites, Sony has removed a number its artists from SoundCloud, including Adele, in a dispute over royalties.

Sony pulled a number of its artists’ original music from the Swedish site on Thursday (May 7th), including Hozier, MR MS, Miguel, Passion Pit and Kelly Clarkson in addition to Adele. At the time of writing, they have not put them back, and more labels and artists are believed to be considering the same course of action.

Image caption Adele's music has gone from SoundCloud, hopefully only temporarily

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Taylor Swift To Open Billboard Music Awards With New Video

By Gary Roberts in Music / Festivals on 07 May 2015

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Taylor Swift will premiere her new video at this month's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

The line-up for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was already very impressive, with Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith all set to perform on stage, and officials have now filled a (blank) space by confirming Taylor Swift will be there to debut the video for her new track 'Bad Blood', according to Hollywood Reporter.

And the singer has teased the premiere of the forthcoming video with a stylish image on Twitter.

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Hozier And Este Haim Team Up For Energetic Coachella Duet

By Victoria Pavlova in Music / Festivals on 12 April 2015

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Hozier's Coachella debut was as emotional as you'd expect.

Hozier and Este Haim performing together - isn't that the most Coachella thing you've ever heard? The LA-based music festival played host to this most hipster-ish of pairings yesterday, Saturday April 11, during the first of two consecutive weekends of non-stop shows across genres.

That time Hozier brought out Este Haim for "Jungle Love" on stage at #Coachella: http://t.co/wyeSRA1ghC pic.twitter.com/f21BUfK5RH

— billboard (@billboard) April 12, 2015

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Bonnaroo 2015: More Thrills Added To The Summer Line-up

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 26 March 2015

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D'angelo & The Vanguard, Kacey Musgraves and Songhoy Blues join headliners Billy Joel and Mumford & Sons.

More additions have been announced for Bonnaroo 2015 as the June event draws ever closer. D'angelo & The Vanguard, Kacey Musgraves and Songhoy Blues join an already stellar line-up for this 10-stage bonanza, while the full late night sets are also announced.

Adding to a line-up headlined by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Billy Joel and London Grammy winners Mumford And Sons are soul collective D'angelo & The Vanguard, young country star Kacey Musgraves and Mali four-piece Songhoy Blues. As usual, the epic festival - which is set to play host to a massive 85,000 music lovers - presents one of the world's most diverse line-ups as it prepares to hit Manchester, Tennessee this summer from June 11th to 14th.

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Hozier - A variety of stars were photographed as they attended the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014 which was held at Earl's Court in London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 2nd December 2014