The internet is a place of discovery, in the changing times of entertainment there have been a lot of artists who were the prodigy of the internet. People get famous on internet for the weirdest of stuff as well. However, among the humongous clutter of social media stars, there are actually a vey few who have not only made it big, but have also gone ahead to stay relevant even after many year of their first burst out.
Here’s tracing the journey of aa few such music artists who found were discovered all thanks to the internet:
In the music world, Justin Bieber is a name to reckon with. The Peaches singer was first discovered on YouTube in the year 2007 by his agent Scooter Braun accidentally. The singer soon released his first single Baby in the year 2008 and after that, there is no looking back for him.
Lisa Mishra was discovered on Instagram by Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor after she had posted a video of herself crooning the encore version of a song, ‘Tareefa’, from their film ‘Veere Di Wedding’. Her rendition went on to become a rage amongst the youth and Lisa Mishra was called up and the entire cast shot a video with her for this encore version of the song ‘Tareefa’. She has been charting out hits after hits ever since.
Shawn Mendes has been making waves in the music scene for almost a decade. The singer was first discovered in 2013 on Vine where he used to post song covers, which caught the eyes of artist manager Andrew Gertler and Island Records. The Wonder hitmaker eventually went on to become one of the most touted musicians with a massive fan following.
Known for his sonic versatility and dark lyricism, The Weeknd is one musician who has been ruling the international music circuit for more than a decade. The singer was first discovered on YouTube in the year 2009 by producer Jeremy Rose Since then The Starboy singer has gone on to win four Grammy Awards, twenty Billboard Music Awards, twenty-two Juno Awards, six American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Latin Grammy Award, and nominations for an Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.
Who among these is your favourite internet sensation?