|Birthname||Francesco David Yates|
|born on||11 September 1995 at 18:29 (= 6:29 PM )|
|Place||Toronto, Ontario (CAN), 43n39, 79w23|
|Timezone||EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||18°43' 23°10 Asc. 22°03'|
Canadian musician who started writing music at the age of 11. He signed to Atlantic Records when he was 16. His self-titled debut EP, released on 11 September 2015, was co-produced by Robin Hannibal and Pharrell.
In 2015 Yates received the Heatseeker award at the Canadian Radio Music Awards and performed at the official Canada Day celebration in Ottawa. He provides the vocals on the Robin Schulz song "Sugar". He also performed at We Days across Canada that same year. In 2016 he was an opening act for Canadian pop rock band Hedley on their Hello World Tour with Carly Rae Jepsen.
On 2 February 2018 his single "Come Over", was released, alongside the announcement that Francesco was going to be the opening act on the Canadian leg of Justin Timberlake's Man Of The Woods Tour. His next song, "Do You Think About Me", was released on 6 April. This is the first song which Francesco wrote, produced and performed entirely by himself. He released his single "Somebody Like You" on 20 July.
Sy Scholfield quotes him on Twitter after being asked for his time of birth: "6:55" .
However, Scholfield notes that his birth announcement gives 6:29 PM (Toronto Star, Ontario, 14 Sept 1995, page D20), born at St. Michael's Hospital.
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar, piano)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.