In the age of Justin Bieber, YouTube sensations have begun to slow in shock value — yet pop sensation Jordan Jansen is causing quite a stir, both in his native Australia and here in the U.S., where he stopped to talk with HollywoodLife.com!
Jordan Jansen is only 13 years old, yet he has over 100,000 twitter followers, close to 2 million views on his YouTube channel, and a fan base that call themselves “Jordaneers.” During a recent trip to Los Angeles, the singing sensation took a break from his hectic schedule to discuss the crazy changes he has experienced since posting his first video nearly two years ago. Click here to watch the video!
Cody Simpson is the latest challenger for snazziest shag!
Justin Bieber may have slain the competition in our last shag-off, but now we have a new contender – Cody Simpson! This 13-year-old Australian is also a YouTube sensation and now he’s come to America to take on Canadian Justin, American Greyson Michael Chance, and fellow Australian Jordan Jansen. So we want to know, AGAIN, who is your fave?
Sorry, Jordan! Ellen doesn’t want you to steal her new protégé’s thunder!
Oh no, BFFs! Our campaign to get 12-year-old YouTube sensation Jordan Jansen on the Ellen show has hit a major road block. A source in Ellen DeGeneres‘ camp tells HollywoodLife.com the odds of Jordan appearing on the show are, well, slim to none.
“There are no plans to have Jordan on the show anytime soon…or at all,” our insider revealed June 3, explaining, “She doesn’t want to take on anyone that might take away from Greyson’s thunder.”
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Jordan fans, you can help the newcomer make his big American TV debut!
Australia’s latest export Jordan Jansen, 12, is totally following in the career footsteps of Justin Bieber, 16, and Greyson Michael Chance, 12. He’s got the YouTube fans, the Twitter followers and the iconic shag cut — and now he’s rallying his fans to get him on Ellen! “Would luv you guys to sign this,” Jordan tweeted June 2, linking his followers to a petition to make him a guest on Ellen DeGeneres‘ show. “Thx so much for the support and for making this twitition, u guys are AMAZING!!”
Jordan and Greyson were no match for the reigning Prince of Pop!
Jordan Jansen and Greyson Michael Chance may be trying to give Justin Bieber a run for his money on the music charts, but according to HollywoodLifers the Biebs still reigns supreme in one important category – his hair!
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Australia’s answer to Justin Bieber will be signing autographs & meeting fans at LA hotspot the Grove!
Attention HollywoodLifers in LA! If you’re looking for something to do today (May 30), you should head down to The Grove at noon and get up close and personal with Jordan Jansen! He’s been a favorite on HollywoodLife.com ever since we introduced you to him last week, so we know you’re dying to see what he’s like in person. He’s in the running to become the next Justin Bieber and Greyson Michael Chance, so you’d better take your opportunity to meet him now before he gets HUGE!
He’s got the hair. He’s got the talent. But can he get the fans?
The parade of tween boys entering the pop music world continues, and like Justin Bieber and Greyson Chance, this mop-topped newbie has YouTube to thank for his sudden success. Jordan Jansen, 12, is the latest pride and joy of Australia after rising to popularity online, and he’s got his sights set on the US. Jordan cites Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Michael Bublé as his biggest musical inspirations, but between his age and his look, we’re thinking he’s a lot more like Justin and Greyson.