Lewis learned to play drums and guitar when he was two, and began his musical career singing in pubs aged 9.
By 17 he had committed to a career in music. He was discovered by his manager Ryan Walter through an iPhone recording Capaldi recorded in his bedroom and had uploaded to his SoundCloud account.
He was nominated at the 2020 Grammy Awards for "Song of the Year" with Someone You Loved".
At the 2020 Brit Awards he was nominated in 4 categories and won the awards for "Best New Artist" and "Song of the Year".