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Gavin DeGraw

Gavin Shane DeGraw (born February 4, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is probably most well-known for his songs "Chariot", "Follow Through", "I Don't Want to Be" (which is featured as the theme song for the TV drama One Tree Hill), and "In Love with a Girl." DeGraw grew up in the Catskills in South Fallsburg, New York. His father was a prison guard and his mother was a detox specialist, which he mentions in his song "I Don't Want to Be". He is mostly of Russian and Irish ancestry. DeGraw began singing and playing piano at the age of eight. He also has two siblings, both older, named Joey and Neeka. It was at his brother's advice that he began writing his own songs. Joey DeGraw is a musician as well, currently touring to promote his own music. Originally, DeGraw started in Manhattan clubs alongside local pianists Andrew West and Lenny Revell, drawing several of his home town fans.

Gavin DeGraw -- Sinead O'Connor Can Tell Fans to F**k Themselves ... I'm a 1st Amendment Guy

Gavin DeGraw
Sinead Can Tell Fans to F Themselves I'm a 1st Amendment Guy!

Gavin DeGraw thinks everyone -- including Sinead O'Connor -- has a right to tell anyone to go f**k themselves ... because this is America dammit!We ask Gavin about the crap Sinead is both taking… READ MORE >

Gavin Degraw -- Pulls 'Dancing With the Stars' 2 Step ... Dancing AND Touring At the Same Time

Gavin Degraw
Pulls 'DWTS' 2 Step ... Dancing WHILE Touring

Gavin Degraw is up for some serious double duty -- he's joining the cast of "Dancing With the Stars" ... but TMZ has learned he will also continue his current U.S. tour.Multiple "DWTS" sources… READ MORE >

- 1126 days ago
Gavin DeGraw -- Looking Good, But Still Recovering from Beating

Gavin DeGraw
LOOKING Good After NYC Attack

Gavin DeGraw was spotted out in NYC for the first time since suffering a vicious beating 2 weeks ago -- and the good news is ... the singer's looking good for a return to his concert… READ MORE >

- 1318 days ago
Gavin DeGraw: I Will PERFORM By the End of the Month!

Gavin DeGraw
I Will PERFORM By the End of the Month!

Gavin DeGraw is still recovering from the injuries he sustained during a brutal attack in NY this weekend, but insists he WILL perform again by the end of the month. DeGraw's rep just released a… READ MORE >

- 1326 days ago
Gavin DeGraw -- Concussion, Broken Nose, Black Eyes

Gavin DeGraw
Struck By Cab After Assault

Law enforcement tells TMZ ... a dazed and confused Gavin DeGraw was struck by a cab minutes after being assaulted in NYC Sunday night. We're told a witness saw the cab strike the singer and called… READ MORE >

- 1328 days ago
Singer Gavin DeGraw Hospitalized After Brutal New York City Assault

Gavin DeGraw
Hospitalized After Brutal Attack

Singer Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized after he was viciously assaulted by multiple attackers late Sunday night in New York City ... TMZ has learned.A source close to Gavin tells TMZ the singer --… READ MORE >

- 1329 days ago

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