Grandayy is a Maltese music producer and YouTuber. He commonly produces memes, covers of songs using the noteblock system in the video game Minecraft, and other comedic content, and currently has over 2 million subscribers on his main channel “Grandayy”. He also has a second channel called “grande1899” with over 600,000 subscribers. He is commonly associated alongside other meme accounts such as Dolan Dark and FlyingKitty and, like them, has been endorsed by various YouTubers such as PewDiePie and VoiceoverPete. Currently, he is the most subscribed YouTuber from Malta (as of April 10, 2019).
Although Grandayy posted his first videos in 2007, he rose to fame on his then-main channel, grande1899, in 2011 after posting multiple Minecraft note block song covers. He continued doing these as they worked well for him up until July 2, 2014, when he created his second account (now called Grandayy). From there he continued to post note block covers of songs on grande1899 and posted clips of soccer onto YouTube on Grandayy. On March 18, 2015, he posted the first meme to his Grandayy account, a Half-Life 3 meme using clips from the movie Interstellar. It wouldn’t be until November 1, 2016, when he posted his first We Are Number One meme on his Grandayy account, which was a mashup of the song from LazyTown and Bring Me to Life by Evanescence. From then on he started to increase in popularity, posting many “WANO” memes. Since then he has grown in popularity drastically, to the point of becoming the top subscribed Maltese YouTuber. On August 7, 2018, he achieved one million subscribers. On 23 March 2019, Dan Bull released Robocopyright, a song criticizing Article 13 of the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. This song also featured other YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Jacksepticeye, and Roomie. The main video was released on Grandayy’s YouTube channel.