Get familiar with the name of Troye Sivan, he could be the one to steal Justin Bieber’s pop crown. The 19 year old singer from Perth, Australia has managed to hit the No.1 spot in 21 countries on pre-order alone with his debut EP TRXYE
. The singer and actor has millions of followers on Twitter, almost a million friends on Facebook and millions of YouTube views. These statistics are important in the world of teen pop and show what a sensation the teenager has become.
Newly signed to record company EMI (Australia), Sivan’s five-track EP gets its release August 15. He’s already released ‘Happy Little Pill’ from the EP, the fans are lapping up the melancholy lyrics and down tempo electronic beat. The song has already hit the No.1 spot in the iTune charts in 13 countries around the world. It was another song included on the new EP ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ that first drew many to the singer/songwriter. Based on the the John Green novel of the same name, his sensitive and evocative rendition won him many loyal fans.
The talented artist has also cut his chops in the acting world. He starred as the young Wolverine in the 2009 movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine and recently starred in the Spuds film trilogy opposite John Cleese. Sivan is clearly a very talented, young man and expect to hear a lot more of him from now on.