Cody Simpson, our little Aussie battler is only 14 years of age and much younger than Bieber, but is already being tipped to be the next big thing.
Cody Simpson like Justin Bieber, began to record songs in his bedroom during the summer of 2009 on YouTube, performing "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz, "Cry Me a River" and "Señorita" by Justin Timberlake, "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5, and his own songs, "One" and "Perfect.".
Cody Simpson was subsequently discovered on YouTube, by Shawn Campbell, a Grammy-nominated record producer who has produced for Jay-Z and other artists. He was signed to Atlantic Records May 15th 2010
Cody released his debut single, "iYiYi" featuring American rapper Flo Rida on 15 May 2010. It was digitally released on 30 May 2010. The music video for "iYiYi" was released on 30 June 2010. The music video for Simpson's second single, "Summertime", was released on 20 September 2010.
Cody Simpson was born on January the 11th 1997, and is from the Gold coast, Australia. He has a brother (Tom) and a sister (Allie). Both are younger than him.
Justin Bieber was discovered in 2008 by Scooter Braun, who happened to come across Bieber's videos like Cody Simpson on YouTube and later became his manager. Braun arranged for him to meet with Usher in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bieber was soon signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG), a joint venture between Braun and Usher.
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