13 May 1993 (age 29)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Cynthia Nabozny (born May 13, 1993 in the United States), The Michigan-born artist as one of the most refreshing songwriters and performers to emerge in late 2010s pop.
Nabozny – who has since adopted the artist name CYN – grew up in Michigan, outside Detroit .
Growing up, CYN pored over the American Songbook. CYN spent a lot of time with her grandmother listening to Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, and Carole King. The voices she grew up on were far subtler than some of the belting pop vocals of today.
During her teenage years, she tells Billboard that the first place she ever performed live was in fifth grade at her elementary school, when she sang Alicia Keys’ “If I Ain't Got You.” .
CYN performed in talent contests, posted covers on Facebook, YouTube then to SoundClick , all of which failed to produce ideal outcomes. She was rejected by a music school in Chicago, she kept making music but never shouted about it and quietly took inspiration from her new city’s surroundings .
2014, she started working on a EP, which was released on her birthday through her SoundCloud page, the self-titled EP included an intro and four songs.
CYN wrote "Thriver" and some original songs and also collaborated with producers, such as "Sorrow", " KHAI", "Midoca",…
A remix of “The Only Lo Lo Lo" from the EP "CYN" featuring "Jerms" was released to Spotify and SoundCloud on November 2014 (Video was cancelled).
The rising singer wrote “something”. The original song got more than 4M plays on SoundCloud and Spotify.
Cynthia ended up signed to Unsub records, a music label by the Super-star Katy Perry. Katy said that she loved CYN's voice, and asked her to play in her living room before asking her to join her record label.
Jul 2017, She released her debut single under Katy Perry's label the song "Together", it had a lyrics video on YouTube, then followed by another song “Only with you” on september which featured a music video.
2018, She released “Alright” and “Believer” as a part of "Blue Hour", Both had music videos received more than 1M streams. September, 2018 she released her biggest hit song “I’ll still have me” and the final song from " Blue Hour" , the fan favorite song received +8M plays on Spotify & YouTube within 6 months, CYN’s “I’ll Still Have Me” explores the aftermath of a failed relationship with a performance that is both haunting and beautiful.
April, 2019 “Terrible ideas” which featured an intimate video directed by Quinn Wilson, in partnership with CHANEL Beauty. "Terrible Ideas" marked a decided shift in sound for CYN, revealing an edgier and darker side to the rising pop artist. followed By "Holy Roller", a song about sacred dedication and blind faith in someone. The song received many criticals acclaims and was her first song ever to be sent to radios .
August 2019, "Never-endin' Summer" got released and revealing that "Mood Swing" is coming. The upbeat and eclectic debut EP arrived September 20th, it contained the immaculate singles “I’ll Still Have Me” and “Holy Roller”. followed sooner by an "even moodier" rework of the debut EP, where its tender tunes about heartbreak and recovery now simmer alongside soft synths and echoey electronics.
2020, on October 20th Cyn unveiled a new song “New York", an ode to the city that never sleeps.
Cyn has recently secured multiple placements on popular movie soundtracks, including "I Can't Believe" on Netflix's To All the Boys , "Uh-Oh" and "Drinks" for the Oscar-winning film Promising Young Woman and a cover of Sixpence None the Richer's ''Kiss Me'' for Netflix's remake of the 1999 teen flick 'She's All'.
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