Pop Singer

Claire Elizabeth Cottrill, known professionally as Clairo, is an American singer-songwriter. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Carlisle, Massachusetts, she began posting music on the internet at age 13.

Full Name
Aug 18, 1998
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Claire Elizabeth Cottrill, more commonly known as Clairo, was born on August 18th, 1998 in Carlisle, Massachusetts. She is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. Her zodiac sign is Leo and her ethnicity is Caucasian. 

Clairo started writing songs at the age of 12, but it wasn’t until she was 16 that she began to gain recognition for her work. After uploading her song “Pretty Girl” to YouTube in 2017, she soon became a viral sensation with over 50 million views. The song was also featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra and Apple Music’s Beats1 radio show. 

In 2018 Clairo released her debut EP Diary 001 which included singles such as “Flaming Hot Cheetos” and “4EVER”. In 2019, Clairo signed with the label Fader Label and released her debut album Immunity which reached #14 on the Billboard 200 chart and was nominated for Best Alternative Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards. 

Clairo has also collaborated with other artists such as Khalid, Daniel Caesar and Tegan & Sara. She has performed at music festivals such as Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza and just recently announced a 2021 tour with singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Clairo is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 18, 1998, Claire Cottrill was born in Carlisle, Massachusetts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Posting Videos on YouTube</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Clairo began posting videos on her YouTube channel, posting covers of popular songs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Single "Pretty Girl" is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 19, Clairo released her debut single "Pretty Girl" which gained traction on Spotify and Apple Music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Fader Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Clairo signed to Fader Label and released her debut EP, diary 001.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Headlines US Tour</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Clairo headlined a US tour, performing songs from diary 001 to sold out venues.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Sophomore Album Immunity</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 2, 2020, Clairo released her sophomore album Immunity to critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Performs at 2021 Grammys</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Clairo performed “Sofia” at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, becoming the youngest ever artist to perform at the ceremony.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> Her Creative Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Clairo is a creative singer who blends together different musical styles and creates her own unique sound. She has a great ear for melodic hooks and catchy rhythms, and her music is always fresh and innovative.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> Her Passionate Lyrics</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Clairo's lyrics are passionate and heartfelt. She writes from personal experience and often tackles issues such as anxiety, self-love, and relationships. Her lyrics are honest and inspiring, connecting with listeners on an emotional level.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> Her Confidence</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Clairo is one of the most confident and self-assured musicians in the industry today. She stands up for herself and what she believes in, never backing down to anyone or anything. Clairo's confidence is inspiring to many and serves as a source of motivation.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Out On YouTube</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Clairo started out by creating music videos and uploading them to YouTube in her teens. She gained recognition from her song Pretty Girl which went viral and was viewed over 40 million times.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Was Diagnosed With Lyme Disease</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Clairo was diagnosed with Lyme disease, an illness that can cause fatigue, joint pain, and neurological issues. Despite this, she continued to write and produce music while managing her health.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Artist to Play Coachella</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Clairo became the first artist to ever play the Coachella festival before releasing a full album when she appeared in 2019.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has Her Own Label</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2020, Clairo founded her own record label called  ‘FADER Label’. It focuses on helping emerging artists find their voice in the music industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Worked With Charli XCX</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Clairo worked with Charli XCX on the song ‘Unlock It’ which was featured on Charli's Pop 2 mixtape.</p></div>


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