R&B Singer

Giveon Dezmann Evans, better known by his mononym Giveon, is an American singer-songwriter. He rose to prominence with his collaboration with Drake on their 2020 single, "Chicago Freestyle".

Full Name
Giveon Dezmann Evans
Feb 21, 1995
5' 8"
Net Worth


Giveon Dezmann Evans, better known as Giveon, is an American R&B singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born on April 25, 1996 in Long Beach, California. Growing up in a musically inclined family, Giveon began playing both guitar and drums at a young age. He was inspired by classic soul singers such as Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School where he was part of the vocal ensemble.

    Giveon first gained attention with his single "Stuck On You" released in 2019 which quickly became popular on streaming platforms. His debut album Take Time was released in 2020 and featured collaborations with Snoh Aalegra, Masego and Drake. In 2021, he released his second studio album When It's All Said And Done... featuring guest appearances from Chris Brown and Snoh Aalegra. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart making him the first independent artist to reach number one without any prior charting entries or singles entering the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

    Throughout his career Giveon has been nominated for several awards including a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song and two Soul Train Music Awards for Best New Artist and Album/Mixtape of the Year. He has also been featured on numerous high profile projects including Justin Bieber's "Peaches", Nas and Hit-Boy's "Replace Me" and Anderson .Paak's "Cut Em In".

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Giveon is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 9, 1997, Giveon was born in Long Beach, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Giveon graduates from Burroughs High School in Burbank, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st EP "Take Time" Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Giveon releases his debut EP "Take Time" to critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Single "Like I Want You" is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Giveon releases his single "Like I Want You" which goes on to become a viral hit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Epic Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Giveon signs with Epic Records and releases his first major label project "When It's All Said and Done".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Nominated Artist</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Giveon is nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best R&B Song.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album "Departure" is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Giveon releases his debut album "Departure" to widespread critical acclaim.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Incredible Voice</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Giveon has an incredible voice that is soulful and beautiful. His vocal range is amazing, and he has the ability to hit high notes that most singers can only dream of reaching. He also has a unique sound that sets him apart from other R&B singers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Music is Meaningful </h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Giveon’s music is meaningful and powerful. His songs have deep lyrics that speak to the heart, and his music conveys an important message about love, life, and relationships. Giveon’s music is both uplifting and inspiring.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Down to Earth </h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Giveon is incredibly down to earth and humble. Despite being a successful artist, he still maintains a sense of modesty. He’s always appreciative of the support he receives from his fans, which makes him even more likable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Signed to Def Jam Recordings</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Giveon was signed to Def Jam Recordings in 2020, making him the first solo R&B artist from Long Beach, CA to be signed to a major label.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Collaborated with Drake</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Giveon collaborated with Canadian superstar Drake on the track "Chicago Freestyle" which was part of Drake's "Scorpion" album.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Co-wrote Justin Bieber's Song "Yummy"</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Giveon co-wrote Justin Bieber's song "Yummy" which was released as part of Bieber's fifth studio album in 2020.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Was a Backup Singer for Ariana Grande</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Giveon was a backup singer for Ariana Grande on her "Sweetener World Tour". He sang backing vocals throughout the show and often shared the stage with Grande.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Nominated for Best New Artist at 2021 Grammy Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Giveon was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2021 Grammy Awards, becoming the first Long Beach artist to ever be nominated in this category.</p></div>


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