16-year-old YouTube sensation Ryan Beatty is heating up the charts with his new CD “Because of You,” and if you haven’t heard of him yet, you will.
The teen singing sensation from Clovis, CA, sat down for an interview with CNN, telling them he always wanted to sing but didn’t have faith in himself. All that changed when he posted his first video on YouTube and got 10,000 views within a week. His second video had double the amount of views.
Even Ashton Kutcher is a fan, taking to his Twitter and Facebook accounts and posting a link to Ryan’s “Waiting on the World to Change” video.
“Is this kid @JustinBieber 2.0? “Waiting On The World To Change – John Mayer,” Kutcher posted to his millions of followers.
Beatty, who is often compared to Justin Bieber, says although he thinks Bieber is talented, respects him “a ton” and loved his movie and his last album, they have “different styles and different stories.”
“I think once people hear my music, they’ll forget those comparisons,” says Beatty. “We’re on totally different paths.”
Ryan Beatty CNN interview and some of his YouTube videos below.