Sam Ryder

Sam Ryder

R&B Singer

Sam Ryder is a British singer-songwriter. who rose to prominence through TikTok, after posting music covers during the first UK lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.

Full Name
Jun 25, 1989
Net Worth


Sam Ryder is an English R&B singer-songwriter born in London on October 15, 1994. He has been singing since he was a young child, and his love for music led him to pursue a career in the industry. Growing up, Sam was heavily influenced by classic soul artists such as Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway. In 2017, he released his debut EP 'The Introduction', which showcased a mix of old school and modern R&B sounds. After the success of this release, he went on to collaborate with artists such as UK producer JAE5 and US artist Khalid.

In 2020, Sam released his first single 'Crazy', which quickly gained widespread attention for its catchy melodies and smooth production. Following this success, he released his second single 'Stay With Me' featuring fellow R&B artist Ella Mai, which charted at number four in the UK Singles Chart. Since then, Sam has released several more singles including 'Glow', 'Lately', 'Ride or Die' and 'Stranger'. His work has been praised by publications such as The Fader, NME and Pitchfork who have labelled him as one of the most promising new R&B talents of 2021.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Sam Ryder is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 21, 1993, Sam Ryder was born in London, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut EP released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ryder releases his debut EP, 'The Beginning'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Record Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ryder signs a record deal with Island Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Single "Love You More" Reaches #1 on UK Charts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ryder's single "Love You More" reaches number one on the UK Singles chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album "Dreaming" Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ryder releases his debut album 'Dreaming' to critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ryder is nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for his album 'Dreaming'. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release of Sophomore Album "Gold Standard" </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ryder releases his highly anticipated sophomore album 'Gold Standard', which debuts at number one on the UK Albums Chart.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He Has an Amazing Voice</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Sam Ryder has a unique and powerful voice that is truly captivating. His voice is smooth, soulful and emotive which gives his music an extra layer of emotion and substance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Passionate About His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Sam Ryder puts his heart and soul into every song he creates. His passion for music is evident in the way he performs and in the lyrics he writes. He strives to make honest, meaningful music that people can relate to.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's A Great Live Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Sam Ryder is an incredible live performer, giving fans a memorable experience every time he steps on stage. His energy and enthusiasm are infectious, making it easy to get lost in his performance. Watching him perform is always an unforgettable experience.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started as a Songwriter</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Sam Ryder began his career as a songwriter and producer, working with artists such as Tinie Tempah, Chipmunk, JLS, and Wiley.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Signed to Island Records</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013, Sam Ryder signed to Island Records and released his debut single "Let Me Go" in 2014.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Winner of the BRITs Critics Choice Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Sam Ryder won the prestigious BRITs Critics Choice Award in 2015, becoming only the fourth British male artist to do so.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Collaborated with Major Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Sam Ryder has collaborated with major artists such as Ellie Goulding, John Legend, and Ella Eyre.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Sells Out Shows Across the Globe</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Sam Ryder has sold out shows across the globe, performing in countries such as the UK, Australia, Japan, and South Africa.</p></div>


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