Aussie Stars Who Were Discovered Online

By Cybermum Australia

If you have a musical teen who loves posting their latest creation to YouTube then you need to listen up.

I have put together a list of Aussie singers who are now considered international successes who were discovered after uploading to the site – usually from the comfort of their bedrooms! So, take note – there could be a few tips here that may help your budding musical sensation become the next big thing.

  1. Cody Simpson

During the summer of 2009, aged just 12, Cody began to record covers of popular songs (plus a few of his own) in his bedroom on Queensland’s Gold Coast and upload them to YouTube, where they were discovered by Shawn Campbell, a Grammy nominated record producer who has also worked with Jay-Z and Missy Elliott.

He was then signed to Atlantic Records and the rest is history. Some of his biggest hits are iYiYi (where he teamed up with Florida) and All Day – you may well have heard these blaring from your teen daughter’s bedrooms!

  1. 5 Seconds of Summer (aka5SOS)

These 4 boys from Sydney’s Western Suburbs are currently taking the world by storm. In 2011, …read more

Read the full article here: http://blogs.mcafee.com/consumer/aussie-stars-discovered-online



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