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Alex Gronlund, known as Alex G, is an independent American singer/songwriter born on April 12, 1992. She is best known for her covers on YouTube and original music. She released her first original EP, Found (September 25, 2012). Contents 1 YouTube, 2 Career, 3 References, 4 External links, YouTube: In October 2010, Tyler Ward introduced Alex G on "TylerWardTV" covering "Terrified" by Katharine McPhee, after which she started her own YouTube channel. Gronlund uploaded her first video, a cover of the Bruno Mars song, "Marry You" on December 7, 2010. Her biggest video to date is "Payphone" which has over 13 million views as of October 21, 2013. Alex collaborated with YouTuber, Peter Hollens to create a "Disney Medley" and it reached over one million views within three days. Gronlund has reached 1,000,000 subscribers with her number currently at 1,032,076 as of November 19, 2013. All of her cover songs and the originals can be found on iTunes. Gronlund accompanied Tyler Ward and Crew on his first American/Canadian tour in September/October 2011 visiting cities such as New York, Nashville, and Los Angeles, and has also since accompanied him on two European tours. Alex is often counted as a member of the Tyler Ward Crew due to her various background vocals in many of his covers and original songs. Career: Before Alex G had an interest in music, she had plans to play softball in college after playing varsity softball for four years on her high school team. After graduating from high school, Alex enrolled in college but soon discovered that her love for music surpassed the desire to stay at college. Alex came back home after a semester of school and started focusing on her music career. Alex was always scared to sing in public, so she started singing in front of her camera and posting videos on YouTube. After she received positive feedback from the viewers, she began to branch out. She entered a Tyler Ward contest in September 2010. The winner got to fly to Tyler's studio and record two songs with him that would go on his channel. She didn't win the contest, but Tyler soon reached out to her after discovering she lived right down the street. He invited her to come do a collaboration with him anyway. After she got her start from Tyler Ward, she began to grow in the YouTube community. She accompanied Tyler Ward on an American/Canadian Tour in 2011 and a European Tour in 2012. She headlined her first two shows, one in Los Angeles, CA and the other in New York, NY in July 2013. Along with performing music, Alex has acquired skills such as filming and editing videos and even producing a few of her own songs. On the 25th of September 2012, Alex released an EP titled Found on iTunes. Alex can also be heard on the single by Tyler Ward titled, "Falling," This single was the first single released under Ward's Label with Sony Music Germany. Alex is currently on tour in Germany as an opening act for Tyler Ward while promoting his album. In 2013, Alex G recorded an unplugged version of Fifth Harmony's song "Leave My Heart Out of This" with Fifth Harmony Alex is currently in the process of recording her first full length album, which is set to be released in March 2014. She will also go on a European tour soon after.

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