Trevor at the 2015 American Music Awards
Trevor Michael Moran|
September 30, 1998
Poway, California, U.S.
|Residence||Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Singer and YouTube personality|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
1.26 million subscribers|
(September 30, 2016)
55.2 million views|
(September 30, 2016)
|Network||United Talent Agency|
Trevor Michael Moran (born September 30, 1998) is an American recording artist, singer, YouTube personality and X Factor contestant. As of August 2016, Moran's YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers.
Trevor Michael Moran was born in Poway, California in 1998 to Nicole and Tim Moran. He has one brother named Blake. Trevor first joined YouTube in 2008 at age 10. He began uploading videos of himself dancing to popular songs at the Apple Store. (These videos became known as 'Apple Store Dances'.) In August 2012, he joined a collab channel on YouTube known as O2L (Our2ndLife) with members Connor Franta, Justin 'Jc' Caylen, Kian Lawley, Ricky Dillon, and Sam Pottorff, which hit 3 million subscribers after disbanding in December 2014.
In 2012, Moran auditioned for The X Factor by performing LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It" at age thirteen. Moran received four votes from the judges, but was later eliminated during the "Boot Camp" stage. He was then chosen to be part of the live auditions held in San Francisco. In early September, Moran released his debut single entitled "Someone". In early December 2013, Moran released another single, entitled "The Dark Side" with much success and entered the Billboard Dance/Electronic Digital Songs chart at #25. In June 2014, Moran released a single titled "Echo" and later another 3 singles titled "XIAT" (pronounced "anxiety"), "Now or Never," and "Slay" from his EP titled XIAT. On December 9, Moran released his debut EP XIAT charting at number 1 on US Heat. In June 2015, Moran released his new single "I Wanna Fly."
On November 23, 2015, Moran released a music video for "Let's Roll," where he features his friend and fellow YouTube personality, Lia Marie Johnson.
On December 28, 2015, Ricky Dillon released "Steal the Show" on his album GOLD where Moran was featured with the former Our2ndLife member.
On January 22, 2016, Moran released his second EP Alive with 3 singles titled "Got Me Feelin' Like," "I Wanna Fly" and "Let's Roll." In February 2016, Moran went on the Alive + GOLD tour, also with former O2L member Ricky DIllon. In March 2016, Moran released the music video for "Got Me Feelin' Like." In September 2016, Moran officially released the song and then later that month the music video for "Get Me Through the Night"
Awards and nominations
|2014||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Comedy||Himself||Won||N/A|
|2015||Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star||N/A||Nominated||Runner-up to Christina Grimmie|
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
| US |
- Moran, Trevor. "DRAW MY LIFE // Trevor Moran". Trevor Moran. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- Avants, Maggie. "Temecula's Trevor Moran Makes 'THE X FACTOR' Cut". Temecula Patch. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
- Park, Andrea. "Trevor Moran: YouTube star grows into pop singer". Metro. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- "Ricky Dillon on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
- "X Factor's Trevor Moran Does The Apple Store Dance". PerezHilton. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- "X Factor San Fran Auditions Get Silly Sexy With Trevor Moran!". PerezHilton. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- Woods, Casey. "Trevor Moran Flirts up a Storm in 'someone' Music Video". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- Woods, Casey. "Trevor Moran Is a Victim of Love in 'The Dark Side': Listen". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- Murray, Gordan. "Daft Punk Darts Up Dance Charts Post-Grammys". http://www.billboard.com/. Billboard. Retrieved 6 June 2014. External link in
- Perricone, Kathleen. "Trevor Moran Treats DigiFest NYC Crowd to Original Songs: Videos". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
- "Trevor Moran's 'XIAT': Exclusive Song Premiere and Q&A". Billboard. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
- Price, Lydia. "YouTube Star Trevor Moran Comes Out as Gay in New Video: 'I Was in a Glass Closet'". People. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
- US Heatseekers Albums peaks:
- For XIAT: "Heatseekers Albums: Up And Coming Musicians Chart" (Week Of: December 27, 2014). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
- For Alive: "Heatseekers Albums: Up And Coming Musicians Chart" (Week Of: February 13, 2016). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 29, 2016.
- US Independent Albums peaks:
- "Trevor Moran on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
- Kelly, Nic. "Trevor Moran's EP 'Alive' is out January 22 & new single Let's Roll is coming Nov 24 (!)". Project U. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
- Dickey, Josh. "'Our 2nd Life' Documentary Will Go Inside the Lives of the YouTube Supergroup". Mashable. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
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