Austin Mahone's star is on the rise as he will be singing the USA national anthem for game one of the NBA Finals on Thursday in his hometown of San Antonio on the heels of the release of his US debut album "The Secret".
The young singer's rise to prominence has been swift and in some respects similar to Justin Bieber's as he has developed a following early in his career through the postings of YouTube videos including a cover of Justin Bieber's "Miseltoe" song.
For such a loyal, San Antonio Spurs fan such as him as he was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, the opportunity to sing the national anthem represents a huge honour and also a great opportunity for the rising singing star as it represents an opportunity for him to enhance his standing in the United States and introduce himself to the world.
The NBA Finals are one of the most widely watched events in the United States but also globally as fans throughout Asia in countries such as China and Japan as well as Europe and South America will stay up and despite the time difference watch the games from the very start to finish.
A teenage heartthrob singing talent such as Austin Mahone whose debut EP "The Secret" is currently number five on the Billboard 200 albums chart will definitely earn the attention of young girls worldwide with his appearance and singing of the national anthem.
The talented Cash Money/Young Imprint artist is planning to embark on a singing tour this summer starting in July with plans to release a full-length album by November 2014. Ticket sales for the tour and and anticipation for his album and purchases of "The Secret" will likely increase after fans hear him sing the national anthem for his favourite NBA team, the San Antonio Spurs.