Three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Tai Verdeswas an essential worker with a nine-to-five job at a Verizon Wireless store. He has since amassed more than 1 billion global streams, and more than 20 billion social views. He has played more than 100 shows in the past two years including iconic festivals such as Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, and has performed on American Idol, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The TODAY Show, and The CW’s iHeart Radio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden.
Tai’s songs continue to top the charts, including “A-O-K” which peaked at #12 at Top 40 Pop radio, #34 on the Billboard Hot 100, and found Tai at #1 on Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart. The song was off of his critically acclaimed debut album TV, which debuted at #3 on Billboard’s Heatseekers album chart and #5 on Spotify’s debut album chart. Tai has been hailed by the likes of Rolling Stone, TIME, New York Times, Billboard, Nylon, VMAN and NPR.
Tai will bring his critically acclaimed live show to Europe and Australia this summer for select dates in July, and continue his summer festival run with stops at Reading & Leeds Festivals, Lollapalooza Paris, Life is Beautiful, and more. Tai shows no signs of slowing down as he gears up to release his highly anticipated sophomore album, HDTV later this year.