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Ian Axel

Singer

Ian Axel is a New Jersey-born singer and composer who grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, attended Fair Lawn High School. He moved to New York City after attending NYU. His song “This Is The New Year” became well-known originally when iTunes selected it as a Discovery Download and for its video on YouTube. Later it was featured as the theme song for the MTV documentary series I Used to Be Fat, which premiered December 29, 2010. He partnered with tinyOGRE Entertainment in 2010. Ian's album, named after the title single, was released digitally on February 15, 2011 and on CD on April 12, 2011. He made his national television debut on the Rachael Ray show and NPR said in their Song of the Day feature that he had “a voice that possesses the sweetness of youth, the stubbornness of a teenager and the swagger of a rock star.”. In April 2011, the song "Gone" was featured prominently in Episode 19 of Season 8 of "One Tree Hill", titled "Where Not to Look for Freedom.". As part of Tom's Shoes "One Day Without Shoes" campaign to raise awareness for children's poverty, Ian Axel performed two songs live on the popular website La Blogotheque.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Place of birth
Fair Lawn
Profession
Singer

Education

Institution From To
New York University

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