Conor Maynard beats Lana Del Rey to be crowned MTV Brand New winner

Conor Maynard has beaten off stiff competition from the likes of Lana Del Rey and Michael Kiwanuka to be crowned this year’s MTV Brand New winner.

Conor Maynard has beaten off stiff competition from the likes of Lana Del Rey and Michael Kiwanuka to be crowned this year’s MTV Brand New winner.

The 19 year old from Brighton, who started his career by posting cover versions on YouTube, attracted nearly 50% of the public vote in the music channel’s annual competition to find the best up and coming new artists. To see the Top 10, click here.

Conor’s debut single, Can’t Say No will be released on April 30. Watch a preview video below.