Emblem 3 Biography

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Genres: Alternative/Indie, Pop

Emblem3 (also Emblem Three or E3) is a band made up of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Wesley Trent Stromberg (born December 6, 1993), his younger brother, vocalist and bass guitarist Keaton Robert Stromberg (born July 16, 1996) and their best friend, vocalist and lead guitarist Drew Michael Chadwick, (born October 1, 1992). They were one of four acts in the “Groups” category that reached the finals of the second season of the American television music competition ”The X Factor” in 2012. Originally from Huntington Beach, California, after the show they moved to Hollywood to be closer to the studio.

The trio auditioned for “The X Factor” in San Francisco, singing an original song called “Sunset Boulevard” written by Drew Chadwick. During bootcamp, they sang “Iris“ by the Goo Goo Dolls and at the judges' houses they performed “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic“ by The Police and were chosen by Cowell for the live shows. They performed “One Day” by Matisyahu during their first live show. In the semi-finals, they performed “Baby, I Love Your Way” by Peter Frampton as their choice and “Hey Jude” by The Beatles as Cowell's choice. They were eliminated on the results show and came in fourth place.

In January 2013, it was announced they signed a joint record deal with Syco Music and Columbia Records. Emblem3's debut single, “Chloe (You're the One I Want)” was released in April 2013.