Mahone was born in San Antonio, Texas. He first started posting video on YouTube with his friend Alex Constancio in June 2010. musik video followed oleh January 2011, and he began to build an online following. He has been called the "second coming of Justin Bieber". when in October 2011, Mahone diposting a video covering Justin Bieber's song "Mistletoe". On August 28, 2012 Mahone announced that he had been officially signed to Chase/Universal Republic Records. Mahone's first single "11:11" charted at #19 on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs chart. On June 5, 2012 Austin Mahone released a detik single called "Say Somethin". The single did better than his first, charting at #34 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart. On May 22, 2012 Mahone played at the first Q102 Springle Ball musik concert. Soon after, he sang at the B96 SummerBash in Chicago and on June 22, 2012, in New York City.
Image and artistry Mahone has a strong social media presence. He sells Skype sessions with his fan at $50 for a 10-minute call. His mother explained that “we’ve changed the prices so many times because we wanted to be fair, we don’t want to gouge people, but the demand was so high.” Mahone's fan base is dominated oleh teenage females, called "mahomies". Kara DioGuardi, who is involved in his career, berkata of his online popularity: "He knows how to connect. I think people feel attached to him because he’s so genuine. He lets them into his bedroom and talks to them in his videos. When anda see him perform, it’s like he’s bernyanyi to you." In September 2011, he debuted at #38 on the Billboard Social 50 chart, the youngest to appear on the list. He rose to #28 on the daftar on December 2. In 2012, The dinding jalan, street Journal named Mahone as a "leading contender to be the selanjutnya Bieber." He responded to the comparisons saying, "It’s cool anda know, he’s very successful, it’s very flattering. But anda know I want people to give me a chance as my own artist anda know to see me as me." In 2013, he was named one of MTV's "Artists To Watch" Growing up, Mahone was influenced oleh artists across multiple genres of music, including country singer George Strait. He is also a fan of Taylor Swift, Flo Rida and Mariah Carey. Mahone taught himself drums, took gitar lessons for a tahun and a half and “sang in the mandi, shower … until last tahun when this girl on YouTube helped me with my breath control and taught me different warmups." Mahone's fanbase have called themselves "Mahomies".
He's sooo cute...our next superstar!!
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