Growing up in Wisconsin, Carlie Hanson was a huge Justin Bieber fan and was inspired by him to start posting covers on YouTube. In May 2016, Carlie decided to enter a contest to win tickets to see Zayn Malick by submitting a cover of his song ‘Pillowtalk’. The video drew a lot of attention and by November 2017, her second single ‘Only One’ was featured on Taylor Swift’s personal playlist.
Since then, she’s gone on to sign with Warner Records and travel the world opening for Troye Sivan and Yungblud. After joining Bad suns on tour earlier this year, she released her debut EP Junk in June and has toured across Europe and the UK on the WYA Tour.
Overall, Carlie’s lyrics deal with everything from romance and relationships to anxiety in a generation raised on the internet. The pop star says what’s most important to her is connecting with her fans and helping them feel like there are others going through the same things they are.
Carlie will be heading out on tour with Lauv in Australia and New Zealand later this month. You can track her on Songkick to be notified when she announces new dates near you.