Young 19 year old singer (born in 1996) Austin Mahone, which called the new Justin Bieber , is rapidly gaining popularity. Each video of the new star is watched by million people, and he has over a million of subscribers on Twitter. Mahone recently signed his first contract with a recording studio. Hollywood Reporter recording studios , Chase Records and Universal Republic signed contracts with the young performer for the sum which is over $ 4 million. The handsome guy whose height is 178 cm ( 5 ft 10 inches) and weight – 69 kg (152 pounds) is mostly loved by young girls. However, the artist has a good vocal and excellent skills in dances. Austin Mahone “What About Love” song which has been still on the top lines of the best pop songs has brought him a curious MTV Video Music Award – “Artist to Watch”.
Austin Mahone was born in San Antonio, Texas. His father died when he was just over a year, and his mother had to raise her son alone. Most of his childhood he lived with his mother in San Antonio, where he graduated from Lady Bird Johnson High School.
In January 2011, Austin signed in YouTube video service and began posting videos where he performed the songs of famous artists – Justin Timberlake, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber.
On February 14, 2012, Austin released his first single “11:11”, and soon he signed a contract with Universal Republic Records. Then the second single of the singer “Say Something” followed.
Since November 2012 Austin cooperates with the line of clothing for skateboarders Trukfit . The same year he co-operates with rapper Flo Rida and “Say You’re Just a Friend” single appears . In April 2013, Austin, along with the young singer Becky G covered the “Magic” song of American rapper BoB (the soundtrack to ” The Smurfs 2 “). Later the first mini-album named ” Extended Play “ was released. It included all previously issued singles, “Heart In My Hand” ballad and “Loving You Is Easy” song.
Austin Mahone – What About Love
The career of Austin was rapid – in 2013 he released the single “What About Love” . Due to this single Austin has managed to become the most promising artist of the year at the annual MTV VMA 2013. 2014 for Austin began with the release of a new single. This time he worked with American rapper Pitbull. The result of their co-work is a dance track called «Mmm Yeah».
In March 2014 Austin appeared in the 16th episode of the television series “Millers”, where he played the role of a young boy Adam. May 27, 2014 is the date when Austin Mahone “Secret” – his second mini-album was released.
Mini-album “The Secret” got into the top ten of the US national chart “Billboard 200.” and soon after it Austin went on a big tour “Austin Mahone: Live On Tour”, which goal was to promote “The Secret” album. Concerts in the US, Canada, and in several major European cities were a success.
Most of all Austin Mahone is afraid to lose his fans. As most of young artist, fans are girls. Austin admits the idea that one day he can meet his half among the fans who come to his concerts.The talented young artist have got about such an amount of awards which some skilled and aged performers never had. The Best New Artist of 2013 (according to MTV Video Music Records) and The Breakthrough of the year in 213 and in 2014 Austin has been working at his new songs which will be the best gifts for the lovers of his talent.