Austin Mahone (born April 4, 1996) is an American pop singer and songwriter. He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records. Mahone began his career by posting videos on YouTube in June 2010.
In 2013, Mahone was named one of MTV's Artists to Watch, and was chosen as one of the opening acts of Taylor Swift's Red Tour. Over the course of 2014 and 2015, he continued to independently release new music for his fans.