Austin Mahone is a solo artist that got his start posting videos on YouTube in 2010. The videos went viral and thus began the life of a pop star.
His first hit was the song "11:11" and it rose to number 19 on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs chart. His second hit was a song called "Say Somethin" and it made the more prevalent Billboard Pop Songs chart and it rose to number 34.
He has already accomplished prestigious awards at his young age including Breakout Star at the Radio Disney Music Awards. He also won a Young Hollywood Award and was designated Artist to Watch at the MTV Music Video Awards.
Austin is managed by Rocco Valdes and in 2013 he released a self titled mini album which contained his two singles mentioned previously plus "Say You're Just a Friend" which featured Flo Rida. He had to postpone his MTV tour in the Fall of 2003 because of the flu, but he was ready to resume his career in 2014 performing "Mmm Yeah" at the Billboard Music Awards 2014 Red Carpet Show. He released his first full length album, The Secret, on May 27th, 2014, and he worked on a duet with Justin Bieber which will be on Bieber's next album.