Who is Post Malone? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Career, Winning Music Award, Instagram, Net Worth

Post Malone Wiki – Biography

Post Malone, is real name is Austin Richard Post, an American singer, rapper, songwriter and record producer. Known for his introspective songwriting and laconic vocal style, Malone has gained acclaim for bending a range of genres including country, grunge, rap and R&B. He first attained recognition in 2015 following the release of his debut single “White Iverson”. He subsequently signed a recording contract with Republic Records.

Malone’s debut album Stoney (2016) featured the hit single “Congratulations”. In 2018, the album broke the record for most weeks on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart after it reached its 77th week on the chart. His second album, Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and broke several streaming records upon release. Featuring the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles “Rockstar” and “Psycho”, it was nominated for Album of the Year at the 2018 Grammy Awards. In 2018, Malone collaborated with American singer-rapper Swae Lee on the song “Sunflower” for the soundtrack to the film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100. His third album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, explored indie pop and was released in late 2019. It became his second number-one album on the Billboard 200 and featured the Hot 100 number-one single “Circles”, which spent a record 39 weeks in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100.

Malone’s accolades include three American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, and an MTV Video Music Award. Additionally, he has received six Grammy Award nominations during his career. In August 2020, Malone became the first ever solo artist to top both the Billboard Rap Airplay and Adult Contemporary charts as a lead artist when “Circles” reached number one on the latter, with “Rockstar” having reached number on the former in 2017. Additionally, having reached the top spot in its 41st week on the chart, “Circles” holds the record for the longest climb to number one the Adult Contemporary airplay chart among songs by solo artists. Malone has received a Diamond certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for “Congratulations”.

Post Malone Age

Post Malone is 25-years-old.

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Winning Music Award

Post Malone has won top artist at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards!

On Wednesday, the “Wow” singer, 25, beat out Billie Eilish, the Jonas Brothers, Khalid and Taylor Swift for the night’s biggest award.

“I’m honestly blown away by the love that everybody’s shown to me,” he said during his acceptance speech, holding a red Solo cup in his hand. “Honestly, I appreciate more than I could ever express. It’s kind of a big deal for me and everybody involved because we work our asses off, and we just try our best every day.”

“To be able to reach out to people who might not have anybody to turn to and just be able to reach out and show everybody that they’re not alone and music can bring everybody together is absolutely incredible,” he continued. “I just want to say thank you so very much ladies and gentlemen. I’m blown away, I’m floored. Thank you very, very, very much.”

After his speech, host Kelly Clarkson wheeled a cart onstage holding the nine total trophies Malone won from the night and said, “I can’t touch you, so I had to wheel them out!”

“Oh my God, that’s pretty badass,” Malone said, as Clarkson, 38, quipped, “I’m going to take a couple, it’s fine.”

“We can share,” Malone responded. “We can do a timeshare on them. Honestly, ladies and gentlemen, thank you so much. I have nothing to say besides I’m so grateful and [thankful].”

Malone was this year’s most-nominated artist with 16 nods, while Eilish, 18, and Khalid, 22, tied with 12 each. All three artists also performed during the awards broadcast with Malone making his BBMAs debut.

Malone’s 16 total nominations were in 15 categories, including top male artist, top rap artist, top rap male artist and top rap album for Hollywood’s Bleeding. This year’s 16 nods put him one category shy of missing his own record of 17 nominations in 2019.

ollywood’s Bleeding, which was released in September 2019, features his hits “Circles,” “Wow” and “Goodbyes.” In addition, “Sunflower,” Malone’s collab with Swae Lee from the Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was nominated for top rap song, top collaboration and top streaming song.

The night’s performers also included Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, BTS, Luke Combs, En Vogue, Demi Lovato, Sia, SAINt JHN, Doja Cat, Kane Brown and Swae Lee.

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards are broadcasting live from Los Angeles at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.