17-year-old singing sensation releases first EP
Ryan Beatty tells us about his musical success and giving back
- Duration 7:51
- Date Dec 20, 2012
Ryan Beatty tells us about his musical success and giving back
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Us from our Los Angeles studios right now the areas.
All liked up and ready to go seventeen year old singing sensation.
Ryan -- Does that project -- -- last name right.
It's actually Beatty Beatty okay very -- well thank you that Brian -- on and so you like here you're here to talk to us about your career that is just absolutely blowing up -- -- you're getting a lot of attention.
And not only are you.
Doing so well on on YouTube and on other debut EP because of view you did all this without being -- is that true.
Yes IS SU taking to the beginning Wendy Hughes starts singing how did this transition happen for you -- when did you really.
Pop when did you know okay I think I've made it.
So I started -- I'm missing my entire life but -- I think I I and my sister -- had -- YouTube channel in about I think it was 2002008.
Ish around there.
And she posted videos not herself and she wanted me to do a song with her.
So you -- together didn't get many views but -- that's kind of where my YouTube kind of -- -- all started.
And then around my sister Jenny really wanted me to make my own channel and -- February of 2011.
May now on YouTube channel.
And within the first day at a midnight ET channel I put up a cover and it was forget you -- -- green and so.
I didn't really expect anything from in just kind of something that I did for fun and so.
I think a week later I checked back my YouTube channel forgot about the video really -- -- I checked it and then it was -- 101000 users something in.
I was really shocked -- -- I never expected something like that too.
You know not one -- -- to get -- -- isn't so I was like well maybe -- some mistakes I posted another one.
And within a week you got 20000 easily double wow -- I was really shocked yeah I I I couldn't I couldn't believe those happening and I think that really realize it at the moment.
So then on from there I -- -- media started singing like a little fan base growing and -- really cool to wash it all like slowly grow in.
And now looking back it's so crazy you know how much has happened such a short amount retirement.
By this I don't think -- really realize it while I was while it was happening so.
I'm really grateful forever and who supported me and know the fact that you work on my own music now I get a release my own music is.
One of the most incredible feelings that are you know at age seven pain and I mean not -- -- storms all.
Yes I'm a senior this year it's hit like take an online school back in I just finished the first message so.
I'm halfway through -- and the car accident.
And it's it's really cool you know it's real to.
I'm in high school and by fast so.
-- appeal to take an online schools it's it's pretty -- and Ryan Seacrest tell me about his involvement.
So I'm not he actually debuted and I am -- -- debuted mine.
My first music video and this last February.
The house really awesome guy you know I got to -- -- on his website and down.
You know he he really supported not that easy -- -- -- it's really cool you know someone who.
We supported mine my my deal you know my first ever music video right from the beginning you know right seekers such it.
Such a huge you know name in and have really great guy and -- really grateful for that.
-- I mean talk about -- the golden touch.
Getting his blessing in getting his support.
I understand that you are also very involved in and yet here we see you behind the wheel of a car not a real car -- not going anywhere.
And no texting your big someone -- getting the message out about no texting let's talk about the eighteenth.
-- it can wait campaign.
Yes so eighteenth he asked me be a part of their campaign for.
It can't -- campaign which is.
To you know help help people realize you know how how -- texting and driving actually is because.
You know when you say like no texting and driving and might sound the first kind of like you know.
You know no texting and driving OK ninety seconds won't mean much but actually just two seconds they looked down -- your phone.
Actually is is really really harmful in and you know we might not realize it but it's really cool because I got -- CM.
Many stories of people who you know who whether the child was texting and driving guards who really bad -- and change their lives forever or is themselves so.
Being part of this campaign was is really cool because I'm I'm I'm just not to -- my license and I'm just spots are driving around so.
Being able to be part of the campaign in and helping other people you know CC -- harm that notes that texting and driving.
Can be it also helped me realize how harmful it can be so it also helped me as like a driver.
As well saws really grateful that AT&T -- be part of that campaign that's awesome I was going to be a part of something.
Yes that can help other people out every second counts in real quickly before LA go.
I understand another passion of yours is getting out -- -- and bowling.
Yes tell us about -- -- -- So I think going to a bunch of schools also not only talking about that -- texting and driving campaign but I'm.
The also about you know and pulling his -- It's it's one of those things that words like huge right now in this it's such a problem you know especially with -- of social media and stuff so.
I I really want to help out in and be a part of something that you know can help other kids because.
Especially in school it's like such such.
Sad thing you know to go to school in and feel like you're kind of alone don't really know you're not alone and -- and his.
Being -- -- you're not alone you know we've all been affected by it and we -- going to be someone who who can be a voice for that and and be their for people who might feel like that there's no in there for them.
That is awesome and when I hope that you know I know that you since you do have such a strong following.
On Twitter and just in the music universe as well you know people listen to people in their own age groups and they.
You know possession -- and it's -- stellar what you're doing.
And we want to remind people about -- give us up that we're looking your website right now tell people where they can find you online.
And what songs you want people to listen to on your website.
So you can actually found a web sites do you Brian Beatty dot com.
And Beatty is PH TTY and that's -- -- can -- my Twitter my FaceBook my -- -- everything.
And you can find where in my in my upcoming shows are.
And yet you also might EPs on iTunes so I am -- that there just look up Brian Beatty on iTunes -- -- finds itself.
Are we how we ever see you on any of these shows like -- we're gonna talk about the X-Factor during the show just a few minutes but are we ever see you -- anything like.
The voice sir the X-Factor or idol or anything like that I mean.
-- -- -- -- when your career going -- it does look I mean I love this shows is they they help they help other people out and I think that's great I don't think for my situation.
And their island Il may be like in the future and it be cool to like go on and performer when those shows but.
I think from my situation right now I think I'm I'm comfortable comfortable from from where and I am so our -- shows -- -- you know they really really helpful.
People on the past and that's -- that's exactly right -- -- Hollywood is listening.
You know we want to see Ryan out there performing and maybe doing a duet with some coaches there.
In some of the performers.
On anything is possible your star is rising we're so pleased to have you here on foxnews.com.
And 411 live Brian -- thank you so much joining us live from Los Angeles -- -- luck and happy holidays.
Thank you very much -- -- okay thanks Ryan RA.