Lewis Marc Capaldi is a Scottish singer-songwriter. Capaldi achieved mainstream successes throughout 2018, and in 2019, reached number one on the UK Singles Chart with his single "Someone You Loved".
Capaldi rose to prominence through uploading recordings of himself in his bedroom, where he was discovered by manager Ryan Walter. He later released his first track "Bruises" on 31 March 2017. The song quickly amassed close to 28 million plays on Spotify worldwide, making him the fastest ever unsigned artist to reach 25 million plays on the platform. Shortly afterwards, he was signed to Virgin EMI Records and Capitol Records.
In May 2018 Capaldi joined Sam Smith
on his The Thrill of It All European Tour, opening for Smith over 19 dates. To date, Capaldi has played four sold-out back-to-back tours, and in his first 10 months of touring sold 60,000 headline tickets. He is currently supporting Bastille
on their 2019 tour ‘Still Avoiding Tomorrow’.