Daniel Bedingfield

Daniel Bedingfield


12/3/1979, New Zealand

Birth Name

Daniel John Bedingfield


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Daniel Bedingfield was born in New Zealand on December 3, 1979. When he was 3 months old, his family moved to London because of his parents being social workers. He started writing songs when he was only 6 years old. Then when he was nine years old he…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • "Gotta Get Thru This" is not only a smash hit, but Posh Spice's self-professed favorite song.

    • He got his first synthesizer at sixteen, and wrote "Gotta Get Thru This," about the first pangs of young love, two years later.

    • He recorded his hit single "gotta get throug this" in his bedroom with a microphone connected to his computer

    • His sisters Natasha and Nicola teamed up with him to assemble their first band, called the DNA Algorhythm.

    • he released his second album entitled "Second First Impression" in 2005.

    • Says he was mostly influenced by mostly influenced by contemporary R&B artists.

    • Signing to Polydor UK, Bedingfield worked on some new material and released his first album, "Gotta Get Thru This," in the fall of 2002

    • At the age of 21, the promising pop singer became a local celebrity.

    • His first single, "Nothing Hurts Like Love", reached #3 in the UK.

    • In 2005, he released a second album, Second First Impression, which reached #8 in the UK.

    • He signed to Polydor Records.

    • He won a Brit award in 2004 for Best British Male Artist.

    • He was subsequently signed to Polydor Records and has been one of their most successful artists in recent years.

    • He was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) at the age of 4 and has said the experience has been reflected in his song-writing.

    • His debut album, also titled "Gotta Get Thru This," reached #2 in the UK albums chart.

    • He has since had 2 more #1 singles ("If You're Not The One" and "Never Gonna Leave Your Side") as well as two other top 10 singles and a top 30 single.

    • He recorded his hit song "Gotta Get through This" in his bedroom

    • Daniel was in a wreck in January of 2004. He broke his neck and nearly died. (Most people with the kind of break he had die instantly.)

    • With his second cd, Second First Impression, not doing as well in the charts, Daniel will be releasing a 3rd cd sometime this year titled 'Naked.' It will be a mix of old and new songs in acoustic because that went well on his tours.

    • Daniel is the oldest of 4 kids to Molly and John Bedingfield. His two sisters are Natasha and Nikola, and his brother is Josh.

    • Daniel is 5'9.
      He wears a size 11 shoe.

  • Quotes

    • Daniel Bedingfield (On his song 'Gotta Get Through This'): It's a pretty positive song with a good message.

    • Daniel Bedingfield: I'm very aware of my cheesy image and I think it's weird that men think I'm uncool and are ashamed by the fact that they buy my records. "I don't do drugs. I have to admit I love booze. It's been central to many amazing moments in my life...I don't drink to get drunk, just to relax and help me dance a bit better.

    • Daniel Bedingfield: I've always known since I was nine years old that I would be doing this.

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  • Daniel Bedingfield is one of the best singer/songwriters....

    Daniel Bedingfield is one of the best singer/songwriters in his field. He is talented and writes songs from his heart. He started off recording his whole cd in his boxers at his house, now he's famous. Somebody saw the talent in him. His debut cd, Gotta Get Thru This was a fresh mix of different lively beats. If you like his first cd, ou'd love his second, Second First Impression. Daniel is VERY talented and we be around for a LONG time!!!moreless