[b]Austin Mahone[b] (born on April 4, 1996 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American singer. Austin became popular in 2011 when YouTube videos of him singing went viral. Some of his videos have close to 20 million views. He translated his online success to a massive music career — his debut single, “11:11″ was released in February 2012. Austin has been called “the next Justin Bieber.”
In 2013, Austin was chosen as one of the opening acts on Taylor Swift’s “Red” tour. Austin Mahone is best known for his viral YouTube hits like “Say Something” and “Say You’re Just A...
[i]Mahone was born in San Antonio, Texas. He first started posting videos on YouTube with his friend Alex Constancio in June 2010. Music videos followed by January 2011, and he began to build an online following. He has been called the "second coming of Justin Bieber". when in October 2011, Mahone posted a video covering Justin Bieber's song "Mistletoe". On August 28, 2012 Mahone announced that he had been officially signed to Chase/Universal Republic Records. Mahone's first single "11:11" charted at #19 on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs chart....
Fox San Antonio posted an article about Austin’s return to his hometown:
His fans call themselves “Mahomies”, and Sunday they packed the AT&T Center for local teen sensation Austin Mahone’s first-ever concert in his hometown.
The 16-year-old pop star and San Antonio native performed to a full house of screaming fans as part of the rodeo this weekend.
Before the concert, Mahone held a meet-and-greet with the “Mahomies”.
He also donated five-thousand dollars to give VIP treatment to kids from Bulverde’s St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.