Tyler Medeiros

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Tyler Medeiros
Born (1995-07-11) July 11, 1995 (age 22)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010–present
Labels CP Records
Associated acts Danny Fernandes, Lil Twist, Flo Rida, Allstar Weekend, Bridgit Mendler, Big Time Rush, Cody Simpson

Tyler Medeiros (born July 11, 1995) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and dancer.

Personal life

Medeiros was born and grew up in Toronto, Ontario, to a Portuguese origin father and an Italian origin mother. Tyler Medeiros attended St. Anthony's Catholic Elementary School located in Toronto from Junior Kindergarten until he graduated grade 8 in 2009. Tyler Medeiros is the cousin of singers Shawn Desman and Danny Fernandes.[1] In 2012 Tyler was signed by Flo Rida, also he went on a Canadian Tour with Victoria Duffield, Cody Simpson and Big Time Rush.

He began taking dancing lessons at the age of ten. He was signed to CP Records in 2010.[1]

Musical career

Medeiros' first single was "Girlfriend" featuring labelmate and cousin Danny Fernandes. The video premiered on Family Channel and also MuchMusic. It was followed up with his second single "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)" that features rapper Lil Twist sampling on a KC and the Sunshine Band song. Both videos were directed by Marc André Debruyne. Medeiros also appeared on the cover of July–August 2011 issue of the Canadian teen magazine Vervegirl.[2] Tyler was chosen my Family Channel to sing and perform the theme song to their 2011 Bullying Awareness Week Stand Up! campaign. The song, called “What’s Up, Stand Up,” was written by RyanDan members Ryan Kowarsky and Dan Kowarsky as well as Maks Gabriel. The video premiered on the Family Channel on November 15, 2011.[3]

In 2012 Medeiros signed with Flo Rida's IMG Label in a joint project with CP Records. Shortly after the signing, he joined Flo Rida and Pitbull for the Planet Pit Tour across Canada. On June 1, 2012, it was announced that Medeiros would be a main performer at the Big Ticket Summer Concert put on by Family Channel on August 26 along with Bridgit Mendler, R5, Veronica and Allstar Weekend. In June, 2012 it was also announced that Tyler would join Big Time Rush and Cody Simpson on a cross Canada tour in September. September 4, the tour kick off in Montreal coincided with Medeiros release of TM - his debut EP.

The first song off TM was "#QTEEs" and the second was "Radio" ft. Flo Rida.

Discography

EPs

  • 2012: TM (EP)

Singles

Year Title Peak Album
CAN
[4]
2010 "Girlfriend"
(feat. Danny Fernandes)
90 Tyler Medeiros TM
2011 "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)"
(feat. Lil Twist)
88
"What's Up Stand Up"
2012 "#QTEEs"
"Radio"
(feat. Flo Rida)

Videography

  • 2010: "Girlfriend" (feat. Danny Fernandes)
  • 2011: "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)" (feat. Lil Twist)

References

  1. ^ a b "Tyler Medeiros". MuchMusic. Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vervegirl: Tyler Medeiros magazine cover". Store.vervegirl.com. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved August 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ Family Stand UP! campaign release
  4. ^ "Tyler Medeiros – Chart History: Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2013. 

External links

  • Tyler Medeiros Official Website
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