Making a name for himself with the single "Goodbye," which reached #29 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart, he would be co-signed by Big Machine Label Group. He later released a single called "Boys Like You," featuring both Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor.
He taught himself to play the piano beginning at the age of eleven and grew up listening to Christian and country music. He attended Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN.
He was presented at the iHeartMedia Music Summit. His name Fancy came about while he was working at Forever 21.
His birth name is Jake Hagood and he is from Bentonville, Arkansas. He has two older sisters.
After concealing his identity for a while, he revealed himself on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in April of 2015.