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February 11, 1985 (38)
William Beckett is a recognized American musician, prominently known for being the lead singer of the rock band The Academy Is…
Emerging into the limelight through his involvement with The Academy Is…, William Beckett quickly cemented his position as an iconic figure in the pop-punk and emo genres. The band’s albums, such as “Almost Here” and “Santi,” are testimony to his musical prowess and the unique charm he brought to the industry. After the disbandment of The Academy Is… in 2011, Beckett embarked on a solo journey, releasing EPs like “Walk the Talk” and “Winds Will Change,” showcasing his versatility as an artist.
Over the years, Beckett’s collaborations have painted a tapestry of relationships across the music scene. Among his notable interactions, he has worked with Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz, Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie, Cobra Starship’s Gabe Saporta, and renowned producer Sam Hollander. Other collaborative highlights include partnering with Cassadee Pope, Patrick Stump, Alex DeLeon of The Cab, and Alex Suarez of Cobra Starship, to name a few.
Recognition for Beckett’s work hasn’t been sparse. In the heyday of The Academy Is…, the band was nominated for MTV’s Video Music Award for Best New Artist in 2007. Beyond the realm of music, his influence spilled into the literary world as well. Beckett has been prominently featured in the novel “Paperback Rhino” by author Devin Anderson.