A YouTube artist grows a musical career on his terms, while inspiring and educating an industry and other creators along the way. This is pop singer, producer, digital creator, and wildly popular a cappella YouTube artist, Peter Hollens. This conversation is definitely like going behind the business of an online music and YouTube career. This episode is a great way to get to know Peter differently, and have a better understanding of creating an online creative career. A Few Samples of Peter in Action. My Big Story. Episode Extras.
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Hollens is a one man Pentatonix he sings ALL parts of every song and then layers and blends them together. With over , YouTube subscribers, his videos have more than million views, and his creativity is prolific, releasing a new video every two weeks. He also advises many companies including Patreon, Loudr, Tubular and is on the YouTube creator advisory board. He believes in helping and educating his peers and often consults and advises many artists. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
He has been involved with a cappella music since when he and Leo da Silva founded the University of Oregon 's a cappella group, On The Rocks, known as the first official collegiate a cappella group in Oregon. With over 5 million followers and subscribers, his content has received over a billion total views since Since his graduation from the University of Oregon, Hollens has become involved with collegiate a cappella ,  including recording, producing, and judging a cappella competitions throughout the United States. Hollens records and produces from his home studio in Eugene, Oregon, and also has recorded for Sony and Epic Records. In he started his own YouTube channel, mostly posting music videos with multi-tracked a cappella covers. Repeatedly teaming up with other artists, he frequently collaborates with Lindsey Stirling and Taylor Davis. As of March 7, , his channel has over 2. To support his musical endeavors, Hollens joined the newly founded crowdfunding platform Patreon in
Later, the a capella group went on to be showcased on the television show The Sing-Off, where they were eliminated sixth out of the ten groups competing. Hollens began his YouTube career in and has since grown his community or as he likes to call them the HollensFamily to over 2. Hollens releases content every other week, his videos range anywhere from Disney to pop songs, and even Broadway! Any one of his fans will tell you that his singing is truly a gift. With the success of his YouTube channel, he has also released 11 albums of his own creation. You can check them out and order your own copies at his official store website. Check out some of his most popular videos below:. One of the communities that fans can show support for Hollens is on Patreon. Patreon is a community platform where fans can go to support their favorite creators. So far, he has received support from over 4, Patrons.