Top 10 Young and Talented Singers on YouTube

Maddi Jane

Born on 4th September 1998, Maddi Jane is one of the most talented young singers around. Jame’s YouTube channel named ‘maddijanemusic’ has grabbed more than 165 million total upload views, and got her over 480,000 subscribers, and more than 500,000 Facebook fans. After singing some of the songs of famous artists such as Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift, she has become a star in leading social media platforms including YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. She has been invited on Ellen Degeneres Show as a guest for her tremendous popularity and accomplishments. According to her introductory video on YouTube, she is soon coming back with her original songs.

Maddi Jane’s YouTube Channel

Perth band Beside Lights

Formed in January 2010, the Perth band, Beside Lights is an emerging pop/rock band of teenagers, widely known for their distinct blend of pop rock and engaging live performances. The band consists of 4 members, Adrian Wilson – Vocals, Guitar; Brad Vellacott – Bass; Terence H’ng – Piano and keys; and Jarryd Price – Drums. In 2011, they were invited to perform at Canadian Music Week, which is known to be Canada’s largest music festival in Toronto. After this break, they were called to travel to Vancouver for one week recording with Warne Livesey, a renowned producer of Midnight Oil, Xavier Rudd and many more.

Beside Lights’ YouTube Channel


One Direction

One direction, a British-Irish boy band, evolved after their appearance on The X Factor in 2010. The band consists of five members Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. After their appearance on The X Factor, they signed a record contract with Sony Music subsidiary Syco Music. They applied as solo candidates but could not qualify for the “Boys” category. After making a team of five members on the advice of guest judge Nicole Scherzinger, they finally qualified as a band. In 2011, 468,000 copies of their album ‘Up All Night’ were sold and became 16th biggest hit on the UK Albums Chart of 2011.

One Direction’s YouTube Channel

Angie Vazquez

10 years old singer Angie Vazquez has got an incredible voice. Her voice over Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’, was an instant hit on YouTube and got her a total of 5 million views. Later, her her first video was declined following a copyright dispute. Her band Los Vazquez has become a viral sensation among people. The band consists of 3 members; 15-year-old Abelardo on guitar, bass and piano and13-year-old Gustavo Vazquez on drums and Angie Vazquez as the lead singer.


Jonas Brothers

The ‘Jonas Brothers’ is an American band consisting of three brothers-Paul Kevin Jonas II, Joseph Adam Jonas and Nicholas Jerry Jonas. The band was formed in 2005 but rose to fame from the Disney Channel children’s television network. They have released albums including Jonas Brothers, A Little Bit Longer, Lines, Vines and Trying Times and It’s About Time. Their album Vines and Trying Times was sold more than eight million all over the world. The band emerged with a solo project for Nick Jonas. Besides his bright singing career, he did act in some plays that include A Christmas Carol, Annie Get Your Gun, Beauty and the Beast, and Les Misérables and in The Sound of Music.

Jonas Brothers’ YouTube Channel


Alexis Jordan

Born April 7, 1992

Alexis Jordan is an American singer of Columbia, South Carolina. From the early childhood, Jordan had a passion for singing and started writing songs when she was in third grade. She came to a wider attention after appearing on the first season of America’s Got Talent in 2006. She got eliminated from the show in semi-finals and started uploading her videos on YouTube through which she grabbed the attention of millions including Norwegian production team Stargate and American rapper Jay-Z. Her first single, “Happiness”, was released in 2010 and got worldwide attention. It was number one in Norway, among top-three hits in Australia as well the United Kingdom. The Australian Recording Industry Association certified her debut single “Happiness” as the triple platinum for shipments of 210,000 copies. Her second album “Good Girl” was released in 2011 and reached at number six on the UK Singles Chart.

Alexis Jordan’s YouTube Channel

Christina Grimmie

Born March 12, 1994

Christina Victoria Grimmie, who is widely known as zeldaxlove64 on YouTube, is a singer as well as pianist. She successfully brightened herself on YouTube by singing hit songs of diverse famous artists including Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and many other. In 2011, June she released her first single Find Me. Her video with Sam Tsui, covering “Just a Dream” grabbed more than 53.1 million viewers. She became YouTube celebrity with her cover of Miley Cyrus’s “Party in the U.S.A.” in 2009. By the end of 2011, she already had more than 24 million views on her channel. She is the 5th most subscribed musician on YouTube.

Christina Grimmie’s YouTube Channel


Austin Mahone

Born April 4, 1996

Austin Carter Mahone, an American pop singer, became popular in 2011 through viral videos of his performances. In 2010, Mahone with his friend Alex Constancio began uploading his videos on YouTube and very soon he started getting a warm welcome who has even been often called the “second coming of Justin Bieber”. In 2011, he became the youngest male artist debuted at No. 38 on the Billboard Social 50 chart. By the end of 2011, he had more than 350,000 YouTube subscribers and 430,000 Twitter followers. His singing video of Justin Bieber’s Mistletoe, grabbed the more visitors than Bieber’s original video. Mahone’s first debut single 11:11 was released in 2012 on February 14th.

Austin Mahone’s YouTube Channel


Greyson Chance

Born August 16, 1997

Greyson Michael Chance is an American pop rock singer and pianist. He became a celebrity after his appearance at Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” sixth-grade music festival in 2010. By the end of 2011, his performance video on YouTube grabbed more than 45 million viewers. His first album “Waiting Outside the Lines” was released to download on iTunes in October 2010. His own compositions, “Broken Hearts” has gained over 7 million views and “Stars” gained more than 5 million views on his YouTube channel. He drew huge media attention since his performance in “Paparazzi.”

Greyson Chance’s YouTube Channel


Maria Lourdes Aragon

Born July 17, 2000

Maria Lourdes Aragon is a singer of Filipino descent from Manitoba, Canada. She became famous after uploading her video on YouTube of her performing Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way.” The video got the attention of Lady Gaga and was highly impressed by her voice and singing skills. She retweeted a link to the video and in less than a week she received over 11 million views. As of February 2012, her video has reached 48 million hits.

She was invited by Lady Gaga to perform “Born This Way” at The Monster Ball Tour concert in Toronto, where 99.9 Virgin Radio offered her trip to Toronto for free. In 2011, March 3, she joined Lady Gaga on stage at the Air Canada Centre, and performed an acoustic duet of “Born this Way”.

Maria Lourdes Aragon’s YouTube Channel