Who Is MattyB?


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Matthew David Morris, also known as MattyB or MattyB Raps, is a 12-year-old pop singer and rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He began making YouTube videos in 2010 at the age of 7; as of September 2015, MattyB has over 2 billion video views and 5 million YouTube subscribers.

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In 2010, MattyB released his first cover, "Eenie Meenie," which gained 500,000 views on YouTube in its first week. On Aug. 1, 2014, MattyB's YouTube channel reached 1 billion views, making him one of the most popular singers on YouTube.

While MattyB is mostly known for posting remix videos of well-known rap and pop songs, he has also recorded songs with original lyrics. On Aug. 27, 2015, the singer released his "Outside The Lines" EP on YouTube, featuring four original songs, including "You Are My Shining Star," "The King," "My Oh My" and "New Kids."

Although MattyB first became famous on YouTube, many TV shows, radio stations and teen magazines have featured his music. MattyB has made appearances on CNN, FOX, "Good Morning America," "The Today Show" and "The Wendy Williams Show." In 2013, MattyB announced his first headline tour and performed at two sold out shows at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City.

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