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AJ Rafael

YouTube Personality, Songwriter - "I Just Want You," "We Could Happen"

YouTube Personality, Songwriter - "I Just Want You," "We Could Happen"

Reigning from Moreno Valley, California, Arthur Joseph, otherwise known as, “AJ” Rafael has grown up all around music. AJ Rafael began his singing career in the summer of 2004. AJ began to perform in places out of Southern California starting in 2008, nationally and internationally.  Within the past four years, AJ has performed throughout the United States at school venues and major theatre venues. AJ has had the opportunity to perform in other countries such as Australia, Canada, Austria and the Philippines. Wherever he goes AJ thoroughly enjoys indulging and expressing the art of music to people all throughout the world. AJ Rafael has become one of the top musicians with the largest social networks online. AJ became a partner with YouTube.com with over 400,000 subscribers, has reached 90 million views on YouTube, over 200,000 Facebook fans, 11 million plays on MySpace and 129,000 followers on Twitter. AJ is recognized consistently in the Top 20 on Billboard’s “Uncharted” Chart, since January 2011. His fans have shown their true influence when AJ’s Red Roses album was released in June 2011 in US stores nationwide and digitally on iTunes, charting in the Top 10 Pop albums and #13 on Billboard’s “Heatseeker” chart. AJ today performs with the AJ Rafael Band, his full, live band, consisting of Chad Manalo on the bass guitar, Andrew Rhim on the guitar, Eric Kern on the drums and AJ himself on the keys. The band brings forth a new sound that AJ Rafael is proud to express to the audience heard today in his latest album titled, Red Roses. AJ is releasing a new EP on April 23, 2013 independently worldwide.

My Panelists Sessions

Thursday, April 18

11:30am PDT