Artist 101: Ryan Lawrie

This guide contains everything you need to know about singer-songwriter Ryan Lawrie.

When is his birthday?

28 May 1996

What is his most popular song?

‘If Only’

What else should I know about Ryan Lawrie?

Ryan Lawrie is best known for appearing on The X Factor in 2016 as a solo artist. After being brought back as a wildcard, he finished in sixth place and was mentored by Nicole Scherzinger. He first started in the music industry back in 2013, releasing a track called ‘You’re Free,’ with proceeds going to a local hospital. Prior to appearing on The X Factor, Ryan was a member of boy band Exposure – made up of other members Giles Potter, Jake O’Shea and Jamie Hutchinson, but left the band to pursue a solo career.

At the start of 2017, Ryan featured on The X Factor Live Tour, along with other acts Matt Terry, Saara Aalto, 5 After Midnight, Emily Middlemas, Honey G, Sam Lavery and Four of Diamonds. He is currently embarking on his own debut headline tour around the UK and Ireland, visiting Newcastle, London, Milton Keynes, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast. You can buy tickets to the tour here.

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Written by Rachel Dempster