English pop artist who broke onto the dance scene as a featured artist on the 2012 single "Latch" by electronic duo Disclosure. At the 2014 American Music Awards, he was named Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist and at the 2015 Grammy's, he won Best New Artist and his single "Stay With Me" was named Song of the Year.
He was a student at St. Mary's Catholic School before starting his singing career in 2012.
His vocals were also featured on the #1 Naughty Boy single "La La La."
He and his siblings were raised in the town of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. His father was a stay-at-home-dad and his mother, a successful banker. He came out as gay in May 2014 and began dating Jay Camilleri in 2016. He also dated actor Jonathan Zeizel.
In March 2015, he recorded an alternate version of his single "Lay Me Down," featuring vocals from John Legend.