Harvey Leigh Cantwell (born 28 January 1999), also known by his stage name HRVY, is an English singer and television presenter. He was a presenter on BBC's Friday Download on CBBC from Series 7 to Series 9. He plays the role of Miles in the web series Chicken Girls on the Brats YouTube channel.
In his early adolescent years, Cantwell was encouraged by friends to upload videos of his performances to Facebook, and in 2013, with the help of manager Blair Dreelan, ex-lead singer of the boyband East 17, he was soon performing live and quickly signed with Universal Music. HRVY's first single, "Thank You", was released in late 2013. Among promotional tours, appearances, single releases and other pop star activities, Cantwell appeared occasionally as a guest presenter on BBC television show Friday Download, Then as a full-time host in 2016. He regularly uploaded videos to his YouTube channel, including frequent cover songs and collaborations with other pop stars.
In 2017, he released his two EPs, Holiday EP and Talk To Ya EP, which included the singles "Phobia" and "Personal" amongst other tracks.
Despite wide social media presence and publicity the album failed to break into the top 50 in the UK. On April 25, 2018, HRVY delivered his single, "Hasta Luego", featuring Cuban-American singer, Malu Trevejo. Within just a week, the song gained over 7 million views on YouTube and easily became one of his biggest hits to date. In June 2018, DJ Jonas Blue invited him onstage to perform the vocals of one of his hit singles 'Mama' at Capital's Summer Time Ball.
Harvey has released 2 EP's the past 3 years, the 'holiday' EP in 2017 has the 5 songs; Holiday, La La La, Say something to me, Phobia and acoustic version of Holiday. And later on in the year of 2017 he released the EP Talk to ya with 5 song that are called; Talk to ya, Personal, High, Heartbroken and I won't let you down. Later in 2018 releasing a single called Hasta luego.
On spotify HRVY has been put into many playlists such as; Viva summer, Summer beach vibes and fresh for 2018. He also has some vertical videos in the Teen Party playlist for 'Personal' and 'Hasta Luego'. HRVY has many listeners, 2.5 M monthly listeners as of june 2018, and Personal has over 100M streams
In May 2014, HRVY was a support artist for Little Mix during the Salute Tour, alongside M.O.