Conor Maynard expresses surprise at chart success
Conor Maynard has revealed his surprise at seeing his debut single hit No.2 in the UK charts.
The 19-year-old has shot into the mainstream recently and has been dubbed the 'British Justin Bieber'.
Maynard displaced Bieber in the singles chart on Sunday (April 22) and he told the Independent that it is "amazing" that his track 'Can't Say No' has done so well. He said:
"It's pretty amazing for the single to go in so high. I'm still figuring out how all this works."
Maynard, who started recording music via a PlayStation microphone, added that his break came when he was told by a member of Ne-Yo's crew that the hip-hop star wanted to speak to him - much to his disbelief. Maynard said:
"I was sitting in my bedroom at 1am when I got a Skype call from Ne-Yo. It was definitely him. I was in my pyjamas but fortunately he didn't hang up. I had to be really quiet so I didn't wake my mum up."
Watch the video for Conor Maynard's 'Can't Say No' below:
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