Even at twelve years old, Jordan Jansen is keenly aware of the effect his 歌う has on others. He sees the joy his angelic soprano brings to their faces and the warmth it ignites in their hearts, and while this down-to-earth young Aussie keeps a level head about his talent and rapidly rising fame, it is the joy his 歌う brings to others that makes him 愛 what he does.
“When I sing, I like to look around and see people with smiles on their faces,” Jordan says. “It makes me happy.”
Jordan was a typical child, riding his scooter through the streets of Queensland with his フレンズ and his big sister and listening to the 音楽 of Michael Jackson, when he entered a talent contest in the first grade and came in second. But while he didn’t win the big prize, he gained something much greater and もっと見る valuable - the realization that he had found something he truly loves.
“The very first time I sang, it felt so good,” he says. “I looked around the room and everyone was smiling. I thought, this is what I want to do. This is the path I want to take.”
Jordan began performing locally and entering もっと見る contests, this time with better results, including winning $1,000 at a contest held によって a local mall. He also began posting 動画 of himself 歌う cover songs on YouTube - initially, just so his Nana could hear him sing - but quickly built a ファン base of young girls and 音楽 恋愛中 around the world.
His video of the Leonard Cohen song “Hallelujah” is a goosebump blend of raw emotion and soaring melody, demonstrating a vocal skill and spiritual depth usually found in someone of far greater years. It’s no surprise, then, that ファン responded in droves. His YouTube 動画 have been viewed over three million times, and his channel on the site has over 56,000 subscribers, making it the 10th most subscribed Australian channel of all time, and fourth best of all time for an Australian musical act. To put this in perspective, the number one act is rock legends AC/DC.
Jordan has over 26,000 followers on Twitter, and a ファン club of devotees who call themselves the Jordaneers. He performs in Australia for crowds of up to 10,000 delighted 音楽 lovers, and as he recently prepared to come to America for his first official recording session, he earned accolades from Bonnie Fuller’s Hollywood Life website, which rightfully dubbed him “the latest pride and joy of Australia.”
Our フレンズ down under have seen the hypnotic power of Jordan Jansen’s talent. Now it’s America’s turn to catch a glimpse of this soulful, endearing 12-year-old, who’s well on his way to become the 次 great pop sensation.