November 21st, 2012
Newcomer Austin Mahone is set to make his Canadian debut performance on December 2 at the Air Canada Centre as part of The Big Jingle. Austin is primed and ready to take the reigns as one of the biggest pop acts in the world, but first you need to get to know the teen with the voice.
There’s still time to get your tickets to see Austin Mahone, along with Bridgit Mendler, Carly Rae Jepsen, Cody Simpson, Shawn Desman, Simple Plan, Sky Blu and The Wanted at The Big Jingle on Sunday, December 2.
1. Austin is most often compared to fellow YouTube star Justin Bieber.
2. Austin’s cover of Justin Bieber’s Mistletoe now has more hits that the original on YouTube.
3. Austin’s first original single to debut on Billboard was 11:11.
4. Austin’s fans call themselves Mahomies.
5. Austin is from Texas, the state Selena Gomez, Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and The Jonas Brothers call home.
6. Austin shares his birthday of April 4 with Jamie Lynn Spears, Robert Downey Jr., and the late Heath Ledger.
7. Like fellow Big Jingle performer Cody Simpson, Austin has also worked with Flo Rida.
8. Along with Ed Sheeran, Austin is opening for Taylor Swift on her Red Tour.
9. Austin drives a red Range Rover.
10. Austin’s videos on YouTube have a combined total of almost 92 million views.
ICYMI: @Osheaga released a cryptic teaser last night and it made us lose a lot of necessary beauty sleep. See it now: http://t.co/186tFGhERa
@osheaga Our office for the last hour has just been a mess of people yelling out artist names from their desk. This thing is AMAZING.
Ooh la la! RT @osheaga Something big is coming your way tonight at 6PM!