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12-Year-Old Latest YouTube Sensation [VIDEO]

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It’s amazing to me what is happening in the music business since “social-media” sort of took over our lives.

You know, Facebook, Twitter, My Space.  With smart phones, tablet like computers, i.e. iPad, we’re able to connect, converse, entertain, and learn with a relatively small hand-held device.  Beam me up, Scotty.

I ran across another story of a young singer who, with the help of YouTube, has become a sensation, and all because of social media.

12-year old Maddi Jane has been lighting up YouTube with her covers of Adele and Jessie J.   This week she ranks #36 on, what they call, the Billboard Social 50 chart.

So that you understand it all, Billboard’s Social 50 chart ranks the most active artists on the world’s leading social networking sites — YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and iLike — using a formula blending weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with weekly artist page views and weekly song plays.  Clear?

At any rate, she’s 12 years old, for crying out loud.  I was pretty good on a bike when I was twelve, and had a circle of 10 to 15 good friends.  Her YouTube profile shows that there have been 145 million views on her YouTube channel, and she already has 26,000 overall fans.  She’ll soon surpass 500,000 fans on Facebook.  Oh, and did I mention…..She’s 12!

Someone scream…’stop the world, I want to get off!’  Or, at least pull over.  Man, it’s moving fast.

Oh, I would be remiss is I didn’t let you see Maddi Jane’s video.  Actually, she’s pretty good, and…..she’s 12!

 

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