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Tanner Massey Biography – Tanner Massey Wiki
Tanner Massey is a 19-year-old pop singer-songwriter and recording artist. The Oklahoma native is a contestant on NBC’s singing show The Voice which is on its 24th season.
The 19-year-old began singing when just 11 years old, encouraged by his parents and the local community in Oklahoma. At 15, Massey joined a youth acapella group and performed in a music video seen by millions of people.
He was a member of Acapop! Kids, co-founded by Scott Hoying of Pentatonix. Tanner was featured in that group’s cover of “Shallow,” released in November 2019. The video was among the group’s most popular, with more than 16 million views on YouTube.
Singer Tanner released a pair of singles when he was just 15.- “I Promise” and “Memories of You” both dropped in 2019. “I Promise” remains his most streamed on Spotify.
In addition, Tanner joined the powerhouse of 1251 Ave (a music label) in 2021 on a one-year developmental deal partnered with UMG (Universal Music Group).
His other available singles — “Break Me,” “Ain’t My Party” and “Liar” — were all released in 2022. “Break Me,” his most publicized to date, is an upbeat song about the triumph over anxiety. It dropped in June of 2022.
Before his Blind Audition, Tanner mostly performed on social media, where vocal tracks can be recorded as many times as necessary to get them just right.
Tanner Massey The Voice
The Oklahoma native singer is a contestant in the 24th season of The Voice blind auditions. He sang a rendition of “Before You Go” by Louis Capaldi. Gwen Stefani’s hand jumped to the buzzer before the second line finished, but hesitated, hovering just over the button. Reba McEntire was the first to turn. Gwen followed suit just a moment later with Niall trailing just behind. Only John holds out, earning Tanner a 3-Chair Turn.
“Dude, that was really good,” Horan said. “I can sense a lot of nerves. I’m fine with working with nerves. The girl I won with last year was a nervous wreck in her first audition and went on to win the thing.”
“Oh, you won last season? Okay. I wasn’t aware,” Legend said, chuckling. Ignoring Legend, Horan continued. “To stand up there and do what you’re doing is really hard. You should be very proud of yourself for giving it a crack and singing a tough song. Louis [Capaldi] would have been very proud of that version; I’ll send it to him.”
It was, perhaps, a dirty trick and Legend called it out in so many words. “You get that? He knows Louis; he can text him,” Legend said, tongue firmly planted in his cheek. But it’s not the only trick up Horan’s sleeve.
“I feel like I’m talking to a younger version of myself… I’d love to have you on Team Niall.”
“Well, Tanner, fellow Okie. I’m from southeastern Oklahoma and if you didn’t realize this, I was the first to turn around. Because I love your voice, it grabbed my attention from the very beginning. I’ve been doing this for many, many years and I think I could give you some advice, and help you out, whether it’s stage presence or selecting songs. I’d love to have you on my team.” and I do have some great tater tots over there.”
“Right when you came on, I was hovering [over the button] because I love that tone in your voice. You didn’t sound nervous then to me, it just sounded really beautiful and pretty and airy and warm. You’re like a diamond in the rough. The dream is just so alive in you. I would love to coach you, teach you, hang with you, and watch you grow before my eyes,” said Stefani.
“There’s probably a guy who wants the last word,” Legend added, referencing Niall Horan. “Tanner this will be… we’d be really good. I’m not messing around,” Horan says.
Tanner joined Team Niall. “I picked Niall because when he said, ‘you’re like a younger version of me’ I knew who I was picking,” Tanner said.
Tanner Massey Age
He is 19 years old as of 2023. Tanner was born in Tyler, in Texas, but his family relocated to Oklahoma before he began school, and most of his early performances took place there.
Tanner Massey Parents
Singer Tanner Massey’s parents pushed him to sing from an early age. His parents also accompanied and cheered him on as he performed on The Voice blind auditions.
The pop singer is American. He is an Oklahoma native.
His Instagram handle is @musicbytanner.