In Real LifeIn Real Life at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles, CaliforniaBackground informationAlso known asIRLOriginLos Angeles, California, United StatesGenresPopYears active2017–presentLabelsHollywoodWebsiteinreallifeofficial.comMembers
In Real Life (also known as IRL) is an American boy band composed of Brady Tutton, Chance Perez, Drew Ramos, Sergio Calderon, and Conor Smith, the final five vocalists from the American reality television music competition series Boy Band. The show premiered June 22, 2017, on ABC.Contents
The 10-episode season began with 30 young male vocalists competing to become a member of the new five-piece boy band. Each week, the boys would rotate into different groups and perform, at the end, the "architects" would put either two or three boys up for elimination and through live voting, a boy would be saved by America. At the end of the season, the final five remaining boys would form the boy band and receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records After a 24-hour voting period the week before, it was announced at the final live show on August 24, 2017 that Tutton, Perez, Ramos, Calderon, and Conor were the winning members and formed In Real Life. There, they premiered their debut single, "Eyes Closed". In Real Life performed live on Total Request Live in November 2017, Good Morning America in December 2017, on Live with Kelly and Ryan and released "Eyes Closed acoustic", "Feel This Christmas", and "I'll Be Home Christmas" in 2017. and being on Jimmy Kimmel Live in February 2018, and performed "How Badly" on Despierta América in April 2018. In 2018, the band released several singles, starting with "Tattoo (How 'Bout You)", which peaked at number 29 on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart for radio play.
In May 2018, it was announced that In Real Life would open in a supporting slot in July and August on the 2018 American Idol summer tour. In September 2018 they started the Tonight Belongs To You headline tour across the U.S. They also released "Got Me Good" in 2018. In 2019 they released the singles "Crazy AF", "Somebody Like You" and "Hurt For Long". Their album She Do will be released in August 2019.Artistry
In Real Life are a pop boy band that experiment with other sounds such as pop-rap, dance-pop, teen pop and Latin pop.
They cite One Direction as their main influence and are compared to them for both starting off on reality television. They also cite The BackStreet Boys, Boyz II Men and Jackson 5. Individual members of the group also cite influences including Charlie Puth, Bruno Mars, Frank Ocean, Logic, Machine Gun Kelly, Future, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith, Jon Bellion, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Rita Ora, Eminem, NF and Nas.Members This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (May 2019) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Brady Tutton
Brady Tutton was born on (2001-12-07) December 7, 2001 (age 17) and is from Shorewood, Wisconsin. For his Boy Band audition, Tutton sang "On Bended Knee" by Boyz II Men. He went through the ten-week competition without being placed in the bottom two or three. He is a trained opera singer, as well as an actor. He played "Brock" on the ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat in 2015. Tutton is also the lead actor in the 2018 movie The Rocket.Chance Perez
Chance Nickolas Perez was born on (1997-11-10) November 10, 1997 (age 21) and originates from Seal Beach, California. In 2016, Perez auditioned for America's Got Talent along with bandmates Jordan Perez and Tyler Reardon as "The WVKE". The group was buzzed by Howie Mandel and Heidi Klum and criticized by Simon Cowell, leading to their elimination during the audition phase, however, Chance's vocals were individually praised by Cowell. In 2017, Perez auditioned for Boy Band singing "Somebody to Love" by Queen, immediately becoming a frontrunner in the competition. Like Tutton, he was never put up for elimination. He also has a 4 year daughter (2019) her name is BrooklynDrew Ramos
Andrew Ramos (known professionally as Drew) was born on (1997-10-23) October 23, 1997 (age 21) and originates from The Bronx, New York. In 2017, Ramos auditioned for the first season of ABC's Boy Band, with Sam Smith's "Stay with Me". Along with Tutton and Perez, Ramos went through the competition without being placed in a bottom two or three. His breakout performance during the competition was MAXED's performance of Lauryn Hill's rendition of "Can't Take My Eyes Off You".Sergio Calderon
Sergio Calderon Jr. was born on (2000-10-06) October 6, 2000 (age 18). He is from Redwood City, California. Calderon auditioned for Boy Band, with an English-Spanish-hybrid rendition of Prince Royce's "Stand by Me." On August 10, 2017, Calderon was placed in the bottom two along with former contestant Devin Hayes, but he was saved by America.Conor Smith
Conor Michael Smith was born on (1999-06-07) June 7, 1999 (age 20). He is from Shaker Heights, Ohio. He auditioned for Boy Band as a rapping violinist with "A Little More" by Machine Gun Kelly. Like Tutton, Perez, and Ramos, he was never in danger of elimination.
In January of 2019, Conor made a remix to “Lucky You” by Eminem featuring Joyner Lucas. After the success with the first remix, Conor released “Do or Die” which used the music from “Morph” by Twenty One Pilots. “Do or Die” and was released in March of 2019. Thomas Crane filmed and directed both videos, which are uploaded to YouTube. The audio version of both songs are available on Conor’s SoundCloud.Discography In Real Life discographyStudio albums1Music videos5Singles10
The discography of the American pop boy band In Real Life consists of 1 studio album, 10 singles, and 5 Music videosAlbum