Rex Orange County: iHeartRadio On The Verge Artist
September 16, 2019
Rex Orange County, born Alexander O’Connor, is a 21 year old English recording artist and songwriter. To date, he has independently amassed over 1 billion streams, self-released two albums, bcos u will never b free (2016) and Apricot Princess (2017), and featured on Tyler The Creator's 2017 album, "Flower Boy”. His singles "Best Friend", "Loving Is Easy", and "Sunflower” are well over 125 million streams each, with “Loving Is Easy” now being RIAA certified Gold in the US and Australia.
His 2018 highlights include his television debut on Jimmy Fallon (performing “Loving Is Easy”) + extensive touring (including Coachella, Panorama, and a sold out European run). This year he performed at Lollapalooza in Berlin, played sold-out headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, released the single “New House" and had an epic performance at Glastonbury, where he closed out the Park Stage with his Sunday headline slot.