Child prodigy Cody Simpson is the new pop sensation among teens all across Australia. Ever since his talent was spotted on YouTube by a noted record producer Shawn Campbell, Cody has been enjoying critical and commercial success to the brim. The Australian singer has come out on top proving that talent is not bounded by age. He is not only a singer/songwriter but a complete entertainer as his live performances speak volumes. Ever since his discovery in 2009 he has not looked back and has in fact soared higher. It may come as a surprise that in such a short span of time he has been able to make a headliner-sized fan base. His social networking sites have been bombarded with fans lately pulling around two and a half million fans on twitter. If you are not a Cody Simpson fan those quirky looks, killer dance moves, exceptional guitar skills and matchless singing prowess will make you one! So buy Cody Simpson tickets and witness the raw talent this teenager possesses.
Cody Simpson has had an affinity for music since childhood, his father being his biggest inspiration. Watching him sing at family gatherings drew him to music. The next thing he knows, he took up guitar at the age of seven and devoted much of his time practicing it. It was only in a few years time that he started singing and putting up original and cover songs on YouTube where his talent was recognized.
Cody has released one studio album and three EPs. His debut extended play, 4U came out in 2010 storming the charts in US, Canada, Belgium, and New Zealand. It featured his smash hit singles iYiYi and All Day along with other songs such as Round of Applause and Don’t Cry Your Heart Out. The album received a good reception landing on fourth position on Top Heatseekers (US). The single iYiYi showcased a collaboration with Flo Rida, and received Gold certifications in US and Canada. It also charted in Belgium, New Zealand and Canada and was among the top twenty songs on Australia Singles Top 50 while retaining its position for two weeks. Furthermore, All Day ended up on the twenty-fifth spot on Top Heatseekers and made its way to Ultratop 50 (Belgium) and Canadian Hot 100.
The second EP was released in 2011 while bagging sixteenth and twelfth place on ARIA charts (Australia) and on Billboard 200 respectively. Coast to Coast contained the hits On My Mind, Not Just You and Angel. On My Mind was inspired by Your Love, a song from the 1980s sung by The Outfield. It reached number fifty-one on Australia ARIA chart and thirty-nine on US Pop Songs (Billboard). Through his songs All Day and Angel Cody brought his songwriting skills into the limelight.
Preview to Paradise, his third EP was released to let his fans catch a glimpse of his next full album-hence the name. It comprises four songs; Wish U Were Here, Got Me Good, So Listen and Gentleman, which will be heard in the fourteen-song studio album titled Paradise. With only a few years of his existence in the music industry Cody Simpson is going strong as his works have already won him several awards. He has been a recipient of Nickelodeon Australian Kids Choice Award
four times. In 2012 he was the Favorite Aussie Superstar at 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards.
The award-winning singer has also been part of other ventures. In 2011 he was seen on a variety of television series essaying different roles. He starred in So Random, N.B.Y (Next Big Thing), Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures and PrankStars which aired on different channels. As far as his live performances are concerned, Cody Simpson has definitely shaken things up with his raw talent and strong stage presence. His Waiting 4U Tour, Coast to Coast Tour, Camplified 2010 Tour, and Welcome to Paradise Tour made his fans fall in love with him all the more. Buy Cody Simpson tickets
and watch how the multi-talented teenager sets the stage on fire with his relatable yet catchy songs that made you recognize his talent in the first place.
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