Daniel bares a scar on his head as a result from being hit by a car when he was 22 years old.
Daniel is 5'81/2"
Daniel started playing the violin at the age of four.
Daniel's middle name is Keaton.
Daniel's admitted that the inspiration behind the song "Bad Day" was about rehab he had to undergo after battling 8 years of a cocaine addiction.
"Bad Day" has reached number one in North America, France, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Germany.
Daniel's been called the Canadian James Blunt.
His fourth single off "Daniel Powter" is "Lie to Me."
Daniel's dyslexic and cannot read music.
Coca-Cola chose "Bad Day" as the theme song for its 2004 Christmas ad campaign in Europe.
Daniel took piano and violin lessons.
Daniel performed at Live 8 in Berlin, Germany.
Daniel Powter has a music publishing deal with BMG Music Publishing for France.
Daniel's fourth single off of his CD, "Daniel Powter" is Lie to Me.
Daniel Powter's third single off of his self-named debut CD is titled "Jimmy Gets High."
Daniel's second single off of his self-named debut is titled "Free Loop."
On July 2, 2005, Daniel performed at the Berlin installment of Live 8, a simultaneous group of concerts in nine countries intended to raise awareness of poverty in Africa and put pressure on world leaders for aid.
When asked in an interview as to why he always wears his trademark beanie hat, Daniel explained how he was hit by a car as a young child and was subsequently left with a large scar on his head. He wears a hat to cover the scar, and remarked that he has over 40 similar beanie hats in his wardrobe.
The video for "Bad Day" features actress Samaire Armstrong, best known for her role as Anna on the popular American television show The O.C..
"Bad Day" is used in the fifth season of American Idol as music played in the clips when one is going home.
"Bad Day" did not debut in his homeland of Canada, but in Europe.