Drew Chadwick

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A well-known American songwriter and singer is Drew Chadwick. He rose to fame as a singer when he joined the reggae pop group “Emblem3.” When he participated in the renowned reality television program “The X Factor USA,” Drew gained popularity across the country. He participated in the episode, along with his band members, Wesley Stromberg and Keaton Stromberg. They got a deal with renowned record labels including “Columbia Records” and “Syco Records” after placing fourth in the second season of the program. Before deciding to pursue solo recording, Drew Chadwick released several tracks with his band members. He departed “Emblem3” in June 2014 and started a solo career. Drew was nominated for a 2013 “Capricho Award” in the category “Gato Internacional” before severing his ties to the group. The “Choice Music: Breakout Group Award” was given to “Emblem3” at the 2013 “Teen Choice Awards.” In 2013 and 2014, respectively, the band received nominations for the Teen Icon Awards and the Radio Disney Music Awards.

Early Childhood & Life

Drew On October 1, 1992, Michael Chadwick was born in Port Angeles, Washington, in the United States. His parents, Michael Chadwick and Kristy Sallee split up when he was very young, causing him to grow up in a difficult environment.

In Sequim, Washington, Drew, and Wesley Stromberg attended the same school. They first came into contact when they fought over a middle school girl. After meeting at a party, they later became friends and were pleased to discover that they both enjoy music.

Keaton, the brother of Wesley, and Drew grew close, and the three of them began to write some soulful music. Drew followed Wesley when he relocated to Huntington Beach, California, and Keaton eventually joined the two.

The trio quickly started a band called “Emblem3,” which they recorded in their basement, and put out their debut album, “Bite Your Lip and Take It.” They also began playing on Sunset Strip in the hopes of having a significant breakthrough.

Drew Chadwick’s Career

Drew Chadwick not only sang, but he also wrote practically all of the words to the songs that the band “Emblem3” recorded. For the second season of the renowned reality television program “The X Factor USA” in 2012, Drew’s band submitted an audition tape.

Drew wrote the song “Sunset Blvd,” which the band performed at the audition, which took place in San Francisco. Eventually, “Emblem3” was chosen to be a part of the program, which raised Drew’s profile.

‘Emblem3’ survived until the show’s last episode and managed to place fourth. Following a partnership with Columbia Records and Syco Records, Drew and his bandmates created their debut studio album, “Nothing to Lose.”
A few days after the band’s debut extended play, “Songs from the Couch,” was made available, “Emblem3” announced that Drew Chadwick was leaving the group to concentrate on his solo career.

Drew returned to the group in September 2015 and immediately got to work on some fresh endeavors. Two months later, the band disclosed that a tour would accompany the release of a brand-new album in 2016.
However, Wesley said in September 2016 that each band member was attempting to launch a solo career.

Consequently, the band never released its second album and instead focused on releasing a few singles.
Drew Chadwick afterward launched a solo musical career. As he began sharing several of his songs online, he also rose to fame on social media. On Twitter, he has more than 400,000 followers, but his Instagram account only has over 200,000. On other social media sites like Facebook, Snapchat, and YouTube, he is also well-liked.

Recognition & Achievements

Drew received a nomination for the 2013 “Capricho Awards” in the “Gato Internacional” category. “Emblem3” was nominated for a few accolades at the same awards ceremony in the categories of “Best Show in Brazil” and “International Development.”

The “Choice Music: Breakout Group Award” was given to “Emblem3” at the 2013 “Teen Choice Awards.” In 2013 and 2014, respectively, the band received nominations for the Teen Icon Awards and the Radio Disney Music Awards.

Drew Chadwick’s Controversy

Drew and Wesley Stromberg had a contentious Twitter conversation on June 15, 2017. Wesley blamed Drew for their band’s breakup and accused him of being egotistical. In a later interview, Wesley said that Drew’s lack of cooperation was the only reason why their band failed.

Personal & Family Life

When Drew was still a toddler, his parents divorced. He has a half-brother named Jake and also grew up with his older sister Bridget. His mother resides in Washington, while his father presently resides in Tucson.

Drew enjoys surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. He enjoys spending his free time at the beach since it gives him the ideal opportunity to show off his tattoos and muscles.

Estimated Net Worth

Drew is one of the wealthiest and most well-known rappers. Drew Chadwick is worth $5 million, according to our analysis of data from sources like Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.