George Ezra is an English singer-songwriter and musician. After releasing two EPs, Did You Hear the Rain? in October 2013 and Cassy O' in March 2014, Ezra rose to prominence with the release of his hit single "Budapest", which reached the top 10 in several countries around the world, reaching #1 in Austria, Belgium, New Zealand and the Czech Republic.
Ezra's debut studio album Wanted on Voyage was released in June 2014, reaching #1 in the UK and the top ten in seven other countries. It was also the third best-selling album of 2014 in the UK.
The song "Budapest" reached #6 in Italy and was certified Platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry.
He has played support spots for Lianne La Havas, Bastille, Sam Smith and Tom Odell. In March 2014 he released his second EP Cassy O'. "Budapest" was released in the UK on 13 June, followed by Ezra's debut album Wanted on Voyage on 30 June. On 6 July, the album entered the UK Albums Chart at #3. The album has also charted in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands and New Zealand. On 5 October, 14 weeks after its initial release, Wanted on Voyage climbed to #1 in the UK. On 4 January 2015, the album reclaimed the number one spot in the UK.