To become a celebrity overnight is something that people aspire to. There are some celebrities who were enough fortunate to become a star by viral fame. Let’s find out who were they.
The multi-talented guy began his career from YouTube in 2006. Today, he is a musician, actor, poet and a rapper. Initially, he wrote a couple of songs and uploaded them on his Youtube channel to share them with his family. Those songs were shared by Break.com and soon they got viral. The rising star uploaded more videos having a positive response and today his channel has received more than 190 million views. He signed a four –year record deal with Comedy Central Record for he is a good comedian too. The young sensation also co-created and starred in the MTV series Zach Stone Is Gonna be Famous.
It would be a sheer injustice if we did not mention Justin here on the list. The singer also used YouTube to start his career. The videos of his songs were discovered by a talent manager that opened the doors of success to him. The former marketing executive of So So Def Recordings located this young soul and flew him to Atlanta where he officially started his career as a professional singer. After recording demo tapes for a week, Bieber directly started singing for the famous Usher.
She is another young singer who gained extensive media attention for her single “Friday”. Her song’s video that she uploaded on her YouTube channel and iTunes didn’t get a good response from the music critics. But despite the negative comments, the single did well in the charts that motivated the young singer for more. Her video was ranked as YouTube’s No. 1 video of 2011. The 19-year-old continues to post more songs and videos and gained popularity among masses. She also appeared in the music video for Katy Perry’s “Last Friday Night”.
The singer belonged to South Korea and hit the viral success with the release of his 2012’s album Psy 6. The album includes the single “Gangnam Style” which was sung in Korean. The song is a combination of catchy rhythms and splendid dance moves that became famous around the globe. The video of the song became the first video on YouTube to cross one billion views.
He is a record producer; rapper and entrepreneur started his career by a video explaining quirky dance moves. The video was self-published and accompanied by low budget; however, it went viral. The boy then signed to a major record label and now on his journey to success