American singer-songwriter Jacob Whiteside has been on the rise in the pop music scene for some time now. Jacob first gained national attention after appearing on the popular singing competition show, The X-Factor. Jacob continued to pursue music after the show ended its season. Jacob Whiteside found his love of music at the age of 10 after attending a music festival. At the age of 19, Jacob Whiteside is the CEO of his record label, Double U Records which is an unthinkable task at that age.
Jacob Whiteside released his debut EP, 3 AM in 2014. The EP featured covers of popular musicians like John Legend and John Mayer. The EP was so well received, earning the number 2 spot on Independent Albums chart and number 26 on Billboard 200. The following year, Jacob released his second EP titled A Piece of Me. The same year, Whiteside partnered with BMG to form his own record label Double U Records, with Jacob serving as CEO. The singer-songwriter made his national tv debut on Good Morning America on October 21, 2015. Jacob Whiteside headlined his first worldwide tour, Lovesick Tour, in May 2016.
During the tour, Jacob Whiteside announced the release date for his debut studio album. A few days later, Jacob released the first single along with a music video. The debut album, Why?, was released September 9, 2016, with high expectations. The album peaked at number 25 on Billboard Independent Charts. Jacob Whiteside released a new song, “The Letters” with a music video earlier this year.
Wednesday, May 24th
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