At just 18 years old, Francesco Yates is already poised to take over the pop scene. The silky-voiced versatile crooner from Canada began writing songs at just 11 years old and quickly earned a strong following by posting his unique renditions of Drake and Frank Ocean. Yates signed with manager Chris Smith (JoJo, Nelly Furtado) who showed Atlantic CEO, Craig Kallman, a video of Francesco performing live. It wasn't long before Francesco Yates signed with Atlantic Records.
Now, Francesco Yates is bursting onto the scene with his first big single, “Call”. Industry icons like Pharrell, who has taken Francesco under his wing, cannot contain their excitement for what’s to come for the young artist, stating: “He’s absolutely [going to] be just a huge, huge, huge pop star. But not in the way people have been thinking of pop music in the last 10 years.” And even Justin Timberlake slated “Call” to be the song of the summer!
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 25, 2014
It’s clear that Francesco is already a force to be reckoned with and we can’t wait to see what else he has in store! Check out the video for "Call" below and click here to download the song on iTunes or here to stream it on Spotify!