Lindsey Stirling

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Santa Ana, California
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Santa Ana, California

Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, and composer who is most known for her music video “Crystallize,” which became the seventh most watched video of 2012. She sings in a wide range of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, and electronic dance music. Following her performance on the American reality show ‘America’s Got Talent,’ her fame skyrocketed. Her self-titled studio album debuted at number 79 on the Billboard 200 when it was released. So far in her career, she has released three studio albums. Stirling, who is also noted for her philanthropy, has worked to promote social change by giving Atlanta’s impoverished youngsters the opportunity to learn and perform music in orchestras and choirs through the non-profit Atlanta Music Project. She designed two limited-edition t-shirts, with proceeds going to the Music Project, which will equip fifty underprivileged children with a proper musical education. ‘The Only Pirate at the Party,’ her autobiography, was published in 2015. The following year, Gallery Books published it. Stirling has struggled with anorexia for several years, while having a thriving job. ‘Shatter Me,’ her song, told the story of her battle with cancer.

Childhood and Adolescence

Lindsey Stirling was born in Santa Ana, California on September 21, 1986. She began to show an interest in music at a young age. Despite the fact that her family was poor, her parents hired a violin teacher for her, and she began lessons at the age of five.

She attended Greenfield Junior High and later Mesquite High School in Gilbert, Arizona, where she grew up. She was also a member of the Stomp on Melvin rock band. She wrote a solo violin rock tune during her tenure with the band. She was a regular competitor in competitions and was named Arizona’s Junior Miss. She also took home the Spirit Award at America’s Junior Miss Finals.

Career of Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling rose to national prominence in 2010 after appearing on the American reality show ‘America’s Got Talent,’ where she impressed the judges in the preliminary rounds by playing the violin to a combination of hip-hop, pop, and classical music. She also danced while playing the violin, which she had spent a lot of time on.

Despite her outstanding performance, she was knocked out and did not advance to the semi-finals. Despite the fact that the judges and many others were critical of her unusual style, she continued to embrace it. In a later interview, she remarked that she was only successful because she stayed loyal to herself.

She debuted the music video for her song “Crystallize” in February 2012, and it quickly became a massive hit, with over 42 million views by the end of the year. It also became the year’s eighth-most-watched video. It was also the lead single from her debut album, which was released later that year, due to its enormous success.

In September 2012, she released her self-titled debut album. On the Billboard 200, it reached number 79. In Europe, it was also a hit, peaking in the top ten in Austria, Germany, Poland, and Switzerland. The record eventually rose to No. 23 on the Billboard 200 chart.

She released the single ‘Beyond the Veil’ from her second album, ‘Shatter Me,’ in March 2014. The song’s official YouTube video received half a million views on its first day. A month later, the album was released. It reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States, selling 56,000 copies in its first week.

‘Brave Enough,’ her most recent album, was published in 2016. It was a huge success, just like her prior works. It debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 in the United States.
Stirling also appears in the 2015 dance drama film ‘Breaking Through’ as a supporting character.

Major Projects of Lindsey Stirling

Stirling’s debut studio album, ‘Lindsey Stirling,’ was titled after her. The album reached number 79 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. In Europe, it was also a tremendous hit, charting in Austria, Germany, Poland, and Switzerland. It was a commercial success, selling more than 300,000 copies in the United States in less than a year. Her hit track ‘Crystalize,’ as well as songs like ‘Electric Daisy Violin,’ ‘Song of the Caged Bird,’ and ‘Stars Align,’ were included on the album.

Her second album, ‘Shatter Me,’ is likewise an important effort in her career. The album opened at number two on the US Billboard 200, with hits such as ‘Beyond the Veil,’ ‘Shatter Me,’ ‘Night Vision,’ ‘We Are Giants,’ and ‘Heist.’ In addition to the United States, Canada, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland all charted. In its first week, it sold a total of 56,000 copies. It sold roughly 337,000 copies in the United States in less than two years.

Stirling appeared in the 2015 dance drama film ‘Breaking Through’ as a supporting character. The film, directed by John Swetnam, follows an ordinary girl who aspires to be a famous dancer. She gains success through her YouTube channel, only to discover later that name and fame come at a cost. Sophia Aguiar, Robert Roldan, Jordan Rodrigues, and Julie Warner starred in the film.

‘Brave Enough,’ her third and most recent studio album, was released in August 2016. Like her previous albums, it was a big hit, peaking at number five on the Billboard 200 in the United States. In addition to Austria, Canada, France, New Zealand, and Switzerland, it charted in Austria, Canada, France, New Zealand, and Switzerland. ‘The Phoenix,’ ‘Where Do We Go,’ ‘Prism,’ and ‘Hold My Heart’ were among the singles. Within the first week of its publication, it had sold approximately 50,000 copies.

Achievements & Awards

Lindsey Stirling has been nominated for eighteen prizes over her career, winning 10 of them. Her albums ‘Shatter Me’ and ‘Brave Enough,’ released in 2015 and 2017, respectively, won two Billboard Music Awards for Top Dance/Electronic Album. She was named Best YouTube Musician at the Shorty Awards in 2016.

Personal Experiences of Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling is rumored to be unmarried right now. Devin Graham, a filmmaker, was her previous boyfriend.

Estimated Net Worth

Her estimated net worth is $10 million.