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March 17, 1990 in Bray
Hozier, professional name of Irish singer/songwriter Andrew Hozier-Byrne, was born on March 17, 1990 in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. His 2013 debut EP included the hit single “Take Me to Church.” His self-titled album Hozier came out in September 2014, which again included “Take Me To Church” as well as other songs from earlier EPs. The song make it to the top spot on the Irish iTunes singles chart and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 2015. At the awards ceremony, Hozier performed the song live with Annie Lennox. In November 2015 he won the VH1 Artist of the Year award, a prize determined by fan votes.