AUSTIN MAHONE ANNOUNCED AS MTV PUSH ARTIST FOR APRIL
Teenage singing sensation Austin Mahone has been selected by MTV to be its MTV PUSH artist for the month of April.
MTV PUSH is MTV’s global promotional vehicle dedicated to bringing music fans around the world the latest talent. Using especially produced on-air video and online content, Austin will be heavily promoted across all MTV’s international platforms, throughout the month of April.
"I'm really excited to be MTV's International PUSH Artist for April. They are going to let me take over MTV around the world for a whole month!" commented Austin Mahone.
Austin Mahone, originally from San Antonio Texas, started his career by uploading covers of his favourite artists and the hottest new songs to his YouTube page and a phenomenal online following began to organically amass. He stands at well over 2 million Facebook fans, 2 million Twitter followers, 702k YouTube subscribers, and has received over 110 million views. Now signed by Chase Records and Republic Records and with a upcoming tour with Taylor Swift on the horizon – and millions of ‘Mahomies’ around the world – Austin’s status has been firmly cemented as the next big thing to hit the music industry.
MTV PUSH has fostered some of today’s best known and hottest acts with previous artists including Carly Rae Jepsen, Rita Ora, LMFAO, Jessie J, Ke$ha, Justin Bieber, Lana Del Rey and Bruno Mars.