Tommy Richman's MILLION DOLLAR BABY: Who is singer behind viral hit?

Here's everything you need to know about the breakout star

Whether it's Shaboozey serving up 'music for the modern cowboy,' Myles Smith making his mark or Dasha delivering her own brand of country-pop, an explosion of fresh faces have celebrated their first-ever Official Singles Chart smashes in recent months.

One of those faces is Tommy Richman, who looks set to break into the UK Top 5 for the first time with MILLION DOLLAR BABY this week.

But, while his name might be new to many, Tommy's been making music long before the release of his debut EP, Paycheck, in 2022.

Allow us to introduce you to one of the most promising stars of the moment, as MILLION DOLLAR BABY transcends its TikTok success to permeate the Official Chart.

Tommy Richman

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Who is Tommy Richman?

Tommy is a singer-songwriter who's risen to prominence in the UK with his viral hit MILLION DOLLAR BABY.

Where is Tommy Richman from?

Tommy was born in Woodbridge, Virginia, United States.

How old is Tommy Richman?

Tommy is 24 years old.

When is Tommy Richman's birthday?

Tommy was born on March 21 2000.

What was Tommy Richman's first music release?

Tommy's first release was a song titled Ballin' Stalin in 2016, initially uploaded to SoundCloud and Spotify. Though it was through 2019 track Pleasantville that he decided to pursue music professionally.

Speaking to Lyrical Lemonade in 2022, Tommy explained the positive response to Pleasantville persuaded him to leave university before beginning his second year.

"Going into my sophomore year I made a song called Pleasantville, and a lot of people liked it and I thought it could be something I could do," he told them.

"Then I dropped Melba, which was a break up song about a girl, but it was really a break up about leaving college. At that point I left college for music and started taking it seriously. I had to!"

Tommy Richman

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What record label is Tommy Richman signed to?

Tommy is signed to PULSE Records and American R&B star Brent Faiyaz's ISO Supremacy as part of a joint venture.

In 2023, Billboard exclusively announced Tommy as the first artist signed under the partnership, with Tommy going on to support Brent on his F*ck the World, It’s a Wasteland tour.

At the time, Tommy told Billboard: "I’m grateful and amazed at the support from Brent, ISO Supremacy, and the team at PULSE Records, which motivates me. To...sign to PULSE Records, a creative community that really understands music and supports artists, I couldn’t ask for more."

Who wrote Tommy Richman's MILLION DOLLAR BABY?

The track is self-penned solely by Tommy.


MILLION DOLLAR BABY was produced by Max Vossberg, Jonah Roy, Mannyvelli, Sparkheem and Kavi.

What is Tommy Richman's highest peak on the UK's Official Singles Chart?

To date (May 15 2024), Tommy's highest-charting single in the UK is MILLION DOLLAR BABY. The track has peaked at Number 7 on the Official Singles Chart; becoming his first UK Top 10 hit.

What is Tommy Richman's most-streamed song in the UK?

MILLION DOLLAR BABY is Tommy's most-streamed song in the UK too date.

Tommy Richman's MILLION DOLLAR BABY is out now via ISO Supremacy/PULSE Records.

Listen to Tommy Richman's MILLION DOLLAR BABY below:

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