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Wanz Walks Away With Three Grammys For Massive Hit ‘Thrift Shop’

WANZ WALKS AWAY WITH THREE GRAMMYS FOR MASSIVE HIT 'THRIFT SHOP' WINS BEST RAP SONG, BEST RAP PERFORMANCE, AND BEST RAP ALBUM AT THE 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS MEDIA ALERT New York, NY (January 31, 2013) - By now every person world round can recognize the catchy hook in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' hit song 'Thrift Shop'. The man behind that infamous chorus is none other than singer/rapper Michael Wansley AKA Wanz. In total Macklemore & Ryan Lewis walked away with four awards at this year's … [Read more...]

Watch This Interview Of Wanz With Billboard During The Grammys

"It is encouraging for me to see the country grow on a social level" If you haven't watch the Grammys last sunday, be sure to catch this short but great interview of Wanz with Billboard on the red carpet ! … [Read more...]

Wanz, 52, Is An Overnight Star Thanks To The magic Of ‘Thrift Shop’ According To The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times declares Wanz an Overnight Star 'Once a Microsoft factotum, Michael “Wanz” Wansley made his mark singing the infectious hook on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ smash hit “Thrift Shop.” Now he tours the world and is making his own music.' The Seattle Times Click HERE to read more … [Read more...]

Interview: Wanz Talks About His Career With Rap Reviews

Read this interview of Wanz with Rap Reviews 'In the span of about a year, Wanz went from being a down on his luck software engineer, to singing one of the most ubiquitous hooks in recent memory. When his deep voice informed us of Macklemore's want to "pop some tags" on "Thrift Shop," it launched an indie hip-hop artist to mainstream fame, and put Wanz, who never imagined that he'd gain notoriety in his 50s, firmly in the spotlight, as well. "I still don't think of myself as that big a … [Read more...]

Wanz Wishes You A Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year

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“The Christmas Song” Is “F–king Awesome” As Wanz Creates Potential Seasonal Classic

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis "Thrift Shop" hook master Wanz has released "The Christmas Song," and he talked about what might be behind the the track that was a popular hit in his circles. … [Read more...]

Listen To Wanz’s New Track ‘The Christmas Song’ On We Heart Music

We Heart Music features Wanz's 'The Christmas Song' 'Wanz (from 'Thrift Shop' and Macklemore fame) recently released a new "The Christmas Song" single via The End Records. "The Christmas Song" debuted on Jimmy Fallon after a performance with The Roots.' Click HERE to read more … [Read more...]

Flashwounds Features Wanz’s New Single ‘The Christmas Song’

Listen to Wanz's new single 'The Christmas Song' on Flashwounds 'Now Wanz brings us “The Christmas Song,” debuted on “Jimmy Fallon” after a performance with The Roots, the song conveys the joy of this Christmas classic to the beat of his signature dance grooves.' Click HERE to read more … [Read more...]

The 9 Elements Features Wanz’s New Song ‘The Christmas Song’

Listen to Wanz's new song: 'The Christmas Song' 'Wanz, known primarily for his crooning on Thrift Shop from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, drops a new solo track The Christmas Song.' Click HERE to listen to 'The Christmas Song' … [Read more...]

Wanz (of Thrift Shop fame) Releases ‘The Christmas Song’ Single || Out Now On The End Records

WANZ (from 'Thrift Shop' and Macklemore fame) RELEASES NEW SINGLE 'THE CHRISTMAS SONG' OUT NOW VIA THE END RECORDS MEDIA ALERT New York, NY (December 3, 2013) - With humble beginnings performing soulful renditions of "Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog" on the school playground, Michael Wansley developed an affinity for music at an early age, performing wherever he could for anyone who would listen. As he worked towards his degree in music education, the newly nicknamed "Wanz" started his first … [Read more...]

Wanz’s ‘The Christmas Song’ Is Now Available On iTunes!

Download Wanz's 'The Christmas Song' on iTunes … [Read more...]