Very few people in this world are gifted with multiple talents and the ability to attract a wide fan following on social media and other media channels. One such child prodigy who has become an internet sensation is Jacob Sartorius. He is gifted with a sweet voice and showed interest in music at a very early age. Looking at his interest, his adoptive parents gave him all the requisite encouragement to grow to be a successful artist. He started singing at the young age of seven. Apart from being a singer, Jacob also took some interest in cracks and became a child standup comedian. His performances in some local events in his hometown earned him good recognition as a gifted artist. Looking at his talent, some music companies signed him up. Some of his musicals became very famous among the children of his age and teenagers. But his fame made him a target of both online and offline bullying by his critics. Hence, he could not continue his career as an artist for some time.
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter who was taken the music world by storm. Releasing his first album at the age of 15, he has gone on to become one of the most talked about artists in recent times, both for good and bad reasons. Bieber was discovered by a talent scout via YouTube. He achieved immense success following the release of his singles from his debut EP 'My World'. He retained his soaring fame with the release of his debut studio album 'My World 2.0' and continued to break records with his next albums, 'Under the Mistletoe', 'Believe' and 'Purpose'. He has also released a couple of remix albums, two biographical concert films, and has appeared on numerous television shows to perform live. The young star has has won several awards, including one Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. He has been just as famous for his past relationship with pop-star Selena Gomez as he has been infamous for his numerous celebrity hook-ups. He also has had several run-ins with the law, culminating in arrest a couple of times for DUI and dangerous driving.
Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress who has been making waves world over for her singing prowess. Since a very young age she participated in plays and sang at public events, and gradually decided that she wants to do this all her life. Her first tryst with the world of entertainment was through the ˜Broadway' musicals ˜Beauty and the Beast' and ˜The Wizard of Oz'. She was also a part of the ensemble of various television shows, but later Ariana Grande decided to devote her attention mostly towards music. Her debut album ˜Yours Truly' shattered several records and ruled the ˜Billboard Top 100' chart for several weeks. Several hundred thousand copies of this album were sold and eventually Ariana Grande went on to become a huge star. She released a few more albums later and all of them managed to garner both commercial and critical acclaim.
Singer and social star who first became well known for her lorengray musical.ly account where she gained more than 28 million followers. She is also an actress, model and dancer. In March 2018, she signed with Virgin Records and she released her first single "My Story" later that year.
Considered as one of the most successful 'Disney' child actors, Selena Gomez's life can be described as a rags-to-riches story. Be it the divorce of her parents when she was still a child, or the harrowing destitution that she had to suffer, nothing stood in the way of her success. At a young age, she decided that she would follow in the footsteps of her mother and become an actress. Starting off with minor roles in 'Disney' productions, this actor proved her mettle and soon rose to fame. At the impressionable age of twenty-two, she has already received fifty-eight prestigious awards, for her brilliant performances as both an actor and a singer. What has made her more endearing to her admirers are the social causes she believes in and fights for. Be it the welfare of impoverished children in underdeveloped nations, or the protection of abandoned animals, she has done it all to bring about a change in the world. This spectacular singer claims that her inspiration as a music artiste comes from the famous Bruno Mars, Britney Spears, Rihanna, BeyoncÃ©, Skrillex, and Taylor Swift. The latter is a close friend of Gomez, and they are often deemed inseparable by observers. Read on for more information on her life and works
Numerous ˜Grammy Award' winner, singer-songwriter and country-pop star Taylor Swift is living every teenager's dream. Born in a small town, she changed the way the current generation perceived country music. Being compared to the likes of legendary country artists such as Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson, Swift was only sixteen when she released her debut album. She is not only a great vocalist, but the 27 year old can also skilfully play instruments such as the guitar, piano and ukulele. She is the only female artist to have won two ˜Album of the Year' awards at the Grammy's. Her chart-busters like ˜Love Story' and ˜You Belong with Me' brought her global recognition. With the release of every album, she breaks her own record. She is an inspiration to several aspiring artists. Not only is she listed in the platinum-selling albums of all time, she also embodies compassion as she has extended unending support to several charitable organisations. She aims for the stars and reaches greater heights without any hesitation.
The teen population in the United States dominates the music market and as expected, their preferences are for musicians more in line with their age. Given this, young talent has been on the rise and youngsters have been very well received by the US market. Shawn Mendes is one such young blood who has done very well at a young age by appealing to the mass population. He has flourished both as a singer and songwriter and has also collaborated with many other young stars to further his stardom. His albums have sold thousands of copies and have all done very well on the Billboard charts, being widely appreciated by the public. Shawn Mendes has also done well in rankings relating to other people of his age and this is a tribute to how fast he has climbed up the ladder of success. Shawn Mendes has also been involved in his share of controversies and this has if anything furthered his popularity among the masses. Shawn has thus burst on to the scene with a bang and his future looks bright in the years to come.
Former member of the R&B girl group Destiny's Child who also became a widely successful solo artist. She has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards for songs such as "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," "Drunk in Love" and "Crazy in Love."
When they say the sky is the limit, to me that's really true, these lines by Michael Jackson beautifully suffice his life and his love for music. A music aficionado and enthusiast, Jackson changed the way people looked on to music and created a never-ending craze with his chartbusters and best-sellers. He gave pop and rock its life and blood and wrote chapters in the history of music that would long live for centuries to come. A music propeller in the truest sense, it was his outstanding gift and prodigious talent that made him a sensation globally. His countless awards and honorific titles, such as ˜King of Pop' and ˜Artist of the Decade, Generation, Century and Millennium' are a glaring testimony to his enthralling musical career. His supremely endowed music won the hearts of millions worldwide, making him a global figure in the popular culture for almost four decades. While his distinctive sound and style has been of great influence to numerous hip hop, post-disco, contemporary R&B, pop, and rock artists, it was his angelic dance style that continues to be one of the popular styles of dance. He was the man behind today's popular dance styles, moonwalk and robot, both of which bear the name MJ style. It was for his relentless contribution to music, dance and fashion that he was named ˜the most successful entertainer of all time'.
Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her successful debut single, ˜Ocean Eyes.' She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Belonging to a family of musicians, she was destined to make a career in performing arts. She joined a choir at the age of 8, and by the time she turned 11, she had begun writing and singing her own songs. Her elder brother, Finneas O'Connell, was the biggest influence in her life while she was grew up. He had his own band and had written a song titled ˜Ocean Eyes.' Billie performed the song and released it online. It became a massive success. This turned out to be her first massive breakthrough. In 2017, her brother helped her record the single ˜Bellyache.' With the success of the song, Billie released her debut EP, ˜Don't Smile at Me,' in August 2017. The EP appeared on several American and international music charts. In October 2017, ˜Apple' named her their newest ˜Up Next' artist.
Johnny Orlando is a Canadian singer, actor and a YouTuber who is famous for his YouTube channel ˜JohnnyOsings'. In this channel he covers the pop songs sung by famous singers like Rihanna, <a title='Justin Bieber' href='/famous/justin-bieber.htm'>Justin Bieber</a> and <a title='Austin Mahone' href='/famous/austin-mahone.htm'>Austin Mahone</a>. He started his singing career very early at the age of eight and created videos with his older sister <a title='Darian' href='/famous/darian-orlando.htm'>Darian</a>. He has also created videos of songs originally sung by him such as ˜Replay', ˜Summertime', ˜Never Give Up' and ˜Found My Girl.' He also has another vlog channel named ˜Johnny Logs' where he posts more about himself. He has acted in a number of commercials for Cadbury and Nutella on the YouTube. As of September 2016, he had amassed almost 1.1 million subscribers on YouTube and more than a million followers on Instagram as well though he is just a young teenager and has a long way yet to go. He also played the role of Wyatt in ˜Super Why!' and has featured in the film ˜Bunyan and Babe' with Kelsey Grammer and John Goodman which is scheduled to be released in 2017.
Hayden Summerall is an American pop singer and rapper who is best known as one of famous 4 Summerall brothers. If his instagram and twitter accounts are anything to go by, Summerall is definitely creating waves in the industry with his natural voice and inherent talent. Other than his pop music, Summeral has taken part in several shows including the meet and greet called Winter Lights 2 in Phoenix, Arizona in December 2014. He also published a cover of Jake Miller's ˜GoodBye' on YouTube. Other than his instagram and twitter handles, Summerall is live on Musical.ly and lively app and has been posting several lip-sync videos of himself.
Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and songwriter best known as a member of the remarkably famous and top-spinning pop rock band ˜One Direction'. Having a talent for singing, Styles immersed himself in the field of music too soon. His debut came when he auditioned for a spot in the show ˜The X Factor'. Styles natural flair and understanding of harmony and tune made him a favourite of the judges. Though he could not make it to the ˜judge's houses' round, he was roped in as a member of the pop rock band ˜One Direction'. Though the youngest member of the boy band, Styles soon became a top favorite of the fans because of his curly hair, wide smile and sweet-yet-naughty demeanor. ˜One Direction' in its five outings, broke several records, becoming the only boy band to have its first five albums debut at number one in the United States. Also, it became the first boy band in US chart history to land two number-one albums in a calendar year. Following the self-declared hiatus, Styles pursued his solo career signing a record deal with Columbia Records. Additionally, Styles has also appeared in television and film, including the Nickelodeon series iCarly and the concert film ˜One Direction: This Is Us'.
A true star in the making, Miley Cyrus has come a long way from being a Disney star to a teenage pop sensation. She rose to fame as a ˜teen idol' with the Disney Channel show, ˜Hannah Montana'. Ranked 35th on ˜Forbes' magazine's list of ˜Celebrity 100', Cyrus is one of the wealthiest teenage celebrities of her generation. By the time she turned seventeen, this teenage sensation had already earned a fortune and was ranked 9th on the list of ˜Top 20 World's Richest Female Singers Of All Time'. Passionate about acting from a very young age, Cyrus made her debut in acting with the TV series, ˜Doc'. After auditioning, she bagged the lead role in ˜Hannah Montana', subsequently gaining massive success and immense fame. Soon her career took off and she was literally all over the place, across all media platforms. She acted in a series of Disney movies, came out with chart topping albums and also had an enormous collection of merchandise that was all launched in the name of ˜Hannah Montana'. Some of her films include, ˜Hannah Montana: The Movie', ˜LOL', ˜The Last Song' and Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert'.
Katy Perry is an artist who was born in a conservative family and grew up under many restrictions. However, she has an affinity to music and heard all sorts of music which her friends provided her with, even though those were not allowed by her parents. She is outspoken and defended her desire to become a music artist and chased her dream. She did not achieve success at the beginning and had to face a lot of obstacles before she got her first major break. Many of her songs got shelved before she was signed by the ˜Capitol Records'. This was the turning point of her musical career when her album ˜One of the Boys' turned out to be huge hit. Thus, she was launched as a singer and from that time onwards she never had to look back. Her next album ˜Teenage Dreams' won the hearts of many music lovers and made it one of the bestselling albums of all time till date. It created many records and made Katy Perry's position as an artist even more concrete. This singer sometimes writes songs and is even engaged with many philanthropic works other than her musical commitments. She is also an activist who advocates the rights of the gay and believes that they should be treated equally
Robyn Rihanna Fenty popularly known as Rihanna is a Barbadian singer-songwriter who gave us hits like ˜Pon de Replay', ˜SOS', ˜Umbrella', and ˜Take a Bow'. A very successful artist still in the prime of her youth, she has already sold over 41 million albums and 150 million songs worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling artists of all time. Born in Barbados, she grew up listening to reggae music and began singing when she was quite young. Disturbed by her chaotic family life and the constant arguments between her parents, she immersed herself in music and before long realized that she wanted to be a professional singer. She formed a musical group while still in high school and got an opportunity to an audition with music producer Evan Rodgers who was highly impressed by the teenager's talents. He asked the girl to move to New York in order to pursue a full-time career as a singer which she gladly did. Her debut album was soon released and Rihanna became a musical sensation before long. Her peppy, foot-tapping songs became the hot favorites of the youngsters motivating her to venture into films as well. Pretty, young and highly talented, she is today regarded as a teen idol and a fashion icon. Rihanna also puts her fame to good use and is actively involved with several charitable causes
With the advancing power of social media, the world has seen several young talents coming across and gaining popularity. One such youngster is Jack Avery, a young musician, who started his career posting songs on social media platforms and gained popularity, and eventually formed a band with some fellow youngsters named ˜Why Don't We'. The band has released one EP until now and they are already getting compared to the hugely successful band ˜One Direction'. Jack started young at the age of 16 with a social media tour named IMPACT, which gained him massive popularity. He also runs a Youtube channel having more than 58K subscribers at present. Many media outlets, such as Tiger Beat and Huffington Post have featured Jack and his success story. Apart from providing vocals to his songs, he plays guitar and piano and at the concerts he does with his boy band, the loudest shouts from the crowd are directed towards Jack. In future, Jack intends to do acting and has already appeared in a short film titled ˜Fearless Five'.
Jeffree Star in all his eccentricities has been taking the glam world by storm, with his music and beauty-centric videos. Donning hot-pink hair and heavily-done eye makeup, Jeffree's electrifying persona is what's been the talk of the town for quite some time now! From working as a beauty guru to now using social media as his stage to showcase everything that he is passionate about, Star needs no validation to prove his worth as an artiste! This pop singer has also been in the spotlight for songs that go in the opposite direction when it comes to clichÃ©s and gender-stereotypes. Not just that, Star's self-titled YouTube channel has over 3.7 million subscribers going total bonkers over his unabashed enthusiasm for makeup and fashion. His music videos now stand among the most viewed- with over 10 million views and counting! If there is one thing that you can't miss out on, it is Jeffree Star and his glorious social media fame”go on and soak in his awesomeness!
Born Christopher Maurice Brown, his debut self-titled album went double-Platinum and his single "Run It!" reached #1 on the U.S. charts in 2004.
Demi Lovato is one of the few artists who managed to earn a great reputation in the movie industry as well as the music world at a really young age. From being a mere starlet in a few ˜Disney' productions to become one of the most celebrated singers and actresses of today, Lovato has travelled a long way in her artistic journey. Apart from garnering acclaim from audiences for her roles in movies such as ˜Camp Rock', Demi has even managed to prove her prowess as a great singer through albums such as ˜Unbroken', ˜Don't Forget' and ˜Here We Go Again'. Many of her songs have turned out be chartbusters and grabbed top positions in musical charts like the ˜Billboard 200' and are even popular in nations like New Zealand and Syria, apart from just the United States. The actress attributes the success of her musical endeavours to contemporary pop icons like Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson and Christina Aguilera, who influenced her through their styles of music. Without merely concentrating on her career and personal growth, this celebrity is known for associating herself with charitable organizations, such as ˜PACER' which works towards the rights of children who are victims of bullying
Zach Herron is on a roll! His transition from an internet sensation to an up-and-coming singer-songwriter has been nothing short of phenomenal. The youngster from Texas, who has close to 700k followers on Instagram (and is an active presence across all social platforms) released two singles in 2016 and topped it off with the launch of his boy band, 'Why Don't We'. As Herron continues making big strides in his journey as a pop artist capturing the hearts of teens around the world, let's revisit the story of his rise into prominence.
Social media has revolutionized the way people connect with each other. A new development in social media is making it possible for people to webcast themselves live so that they can interact with others on a real-time basis. One platform that has made real-time webcasting popular is YouNow. It allows artistes to give live performances and politicians to address geographically displaced crowds at a single point of time. Many artists have taken advantage of this unique platform to improve their popularity. One such artiste who has grown popular on YouNow is Zach Clayton. He started developing interest in social media when he was a child and most of his family members including his father and mother are also into social media. Initially, he was attracted towards microblogging sites like Instagram and Twitter. But he later moved towards video based social networks. He started posting his comedy videos on YouTube and other social networks like Facebook and Vine. These channels quickly grew in popularity and helped in increasing his image.
Well, it goes without saying that the music industry of today has been taken by storm by the young stars and their brilliance seems to be incredibly overpowering. This teen bandwagon includes many famous personalities and Camila Cabello is one among them, who has emerged as a raging sensation from the time she has voiced her melodies out in public. Camila Cabello, the unsung superstar, whose name might be unfamiliar to some of us, has actually been stealing many hearts across the globe during recent times. Hailing from Cuba, the dark-haired girl is taking the world by storm with her electrifying tunes and moves. She is one of the members of the music band ˜Fifth Harmony', which came alive at the ˜X Factor', a famous music reality show. Camilla had auditioned at the musical show, however, could not make headway during the bootcamp and as a consequence, she teamed up with ˜Fifth Harmony'. The lovely lass performed a cover of ˜Skyscraper' on YouTube along with Demi Lovato, the popular American singer and actress which added to her growing repertoire. Demi is also one of those who had an immense impact on her. Her hotlist of influencers also includes legendary icons like Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus.
Zayn Malik is an English singer who came into limelight due to his impressive performances on the television reality show ˜The X Factor'. Although he didn't win the contest, his talent struck a chord with both the judges and the audiences alike and since then there has been no looking back for the ˜Bradford Bad Boy'. The judges suggested that Zayn Malik and four other participants of the show come together and form a troupe. This led to the birth of the world famous boy band ˜One Direction', which garnered a huge fan following worldwide. Quite recently, Zayn Malik moved out of the band and started working on his solo albums. His solo debut ˜Mind of Mine' was a huge success and catapulted Zayn Malik to the status of a star. He has also been making waves for his glam quotient and has featured in the lists of ˜Sexiest Men' published by several magazines.