Ruel Vincent Van Dijk (born 29 October 2002), known mononymously as Ruel (pronounced "Rool", after the Dutch name "Rulof"), is an Australian singer-songwriter from Sydney, best known for his singles "Don't Tell Me" and "Younger". At the ARIA Music Awards of 2018 he won the award for Breakthrough Artist for his single "Dazed & Confused".   Early life   Ruel van Dijk was born to a British mother, Kate van Dijk, and a Dutch-born, New Zealand-raised father, Ralph van Dijk. He has two older sisters. He lived in London until his family moved to Sydney, Australia. He started playing the guitar at age 8.   Music career   2015–2017: Early years   In 2015, Ruel's father sent a demo of him singing James Bay's "Let It Go" to Grammy Award-winning producer M-Phazes. M-Phazes said, "I lost my mind when I heard his voice!"   In April 2017, Ruel released his debut single "Golden Years", with M-Phazes. In June, Ruel made his live radio debut performing Jack Garratt's "Weathered" on triple J's Like a Version. At 15, he was the youngest-ever featured performer on the segment. The video gathered half a million video views in less than 48 hours.   In July, Ruel released "Don't Tell Me", which peaked at number 86 on the ARIA Chart. Later in September, Elton John played "Don't Tell Me" on BBC Radio 1, giving Ruel high praise. The track was also featured in CelebMix's 21 songs by under-21s in 2018.   In November, Ruel joined Khalid on his American Teen Tour of Australia and New Zealand. Later that month, Ruel signed with RCA Records internationally. In December, Tom Thum released a cover of Rag'n'Bone Man's "Human" featuring Ruel on vocals.   2018–present: Early success and Ready   On 24 March 2018, Ruel played at Pop Spring Festival, Tokyo where he did his first meet and greet. On 4 April, Ruel performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.   On 2 June, Ruel announced the release of his debut extended play Ready on 15 June 2018, as well as a headline tour in June and July. In October 2018, Ruel performed to a sell-out crowd in Sydney, where he received the news that his single "Younger" had been certified Gold by ARIA. On 11 October, Ruel was nominated for the Breakout Artist award for the ARIA Awards, which he later won.   On 10 January 2019, Ruel was confirmed to appear on Hilltop Hoods' new album The Great Expanse, on the track "Fire & Grace". On 1 May, Ruel released the lead single from his Free Time EP, "Painkiller", alongside an accompanying music video. On 9 August, saw Ruel released the single "Face to Face" alongside a music video, which was shot while Ruel was on tour in France. On September 13, Ruel released his sophomore EP, Free Time.
  Ruel Vincent Van Dijk (born 29 October 2002), known mononymously as Ruel (pronounced "Rool", after the Dutch name "Rulof"), is an Australian singer-songwriter from Sydney, best known for his singles "Don't Tell Me" and "Younger". At the ARIA Music Awards of 2018 he won the award for Breakthrough Artist for his single "Dazed & Confused".   Early life   Ruel van Dijk was born to a British mother, Kate van Dijk, and a Dutch-born, New Zealand-raised father, Ralph van Dijk. He has two older sisters. He lived in London until his family moved to Sydney, Australia. He started playing the guitar at age 8.   Music career   2015–2017: Early years   In 2015, Ruel's father sent a demo of him singing James Bay's "Let It Go" to Grammy Award-winning producer M-Phazes. M-Phazes said, "I lost my mind when I heard his voice!"   In April 2017, Ruel released his debut single "Golden Years", with M-Phazes. In June, Ruel made his live radio debut performing Jack Garratt's "Weathered" on triple J's Like a Version. At 15, he was the youngest-ever featured performer on the segment. The video gathered half a million video views in less than 48 hours.   In July, Ruel released "Don't Tell Me", which peaked at number 86 on the ARIA Chart. Later in September, Elton John played "Don't Tell Me" on BBC Radio 1, giving Ruel high praise. The track was also featured in CelebMix's 21 songs by under-21s in 2018.   In November, Ruel joined Khalid on his American Teen Tour of Australia and New Zealand. Later that month, Ruel signed with RCA Records internationally. In December, Tom Thum released a cover of Rag'n'Bone Man's "Human" featuring Ruel on vocals.   2018–present: Early success and Ready   On 24 March 2018, Ruel played at Pop Spring Festival, Tokyo where he did his first meet and greet. On 4 April, Ruel performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.   On 2 June, Ruel announced the release of his debut extended play Ready on 15 June 2018, as well as a headline tour in June and July. In October 2018, Ruel performed to a sell-out crowd in Sydney, where he received the news that his single "Younger" had been certified Gold by ARIA. On 11 October, Ruel was nominated for the Breakout Artist award for the ARIA Awards, which he later won.   On 10 January 2019, Ruel was confirmed to appear on Hilltop Hoods' new album The Great Expanse, on the track "Fire & Grace". On 1 May, Ruel released the lead single from his Free Time EP, "Painkiller", alongside an accompanying music video. On 9 August, saw Ruel released the single "Face to Face" alongside a music video, which was shot while Ruel was on tour in France. On September 13, Ruel released his sophomore EP, Free Time.
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