At the age of 14, Colton Jacobson found his passion, MUSIC. With a piano and a video recorder, the young pop singer quickly found his audience when he introduced himself via YouTube with his amazing home videos covering songs such as “It Will Rain” by Bruno Mars, which earned him the #2 most shared video on YouTube during that period.
With over 6 million views on YouTube, Colton has become one of YouTube’s most promising young artists. The singer has gained over 36 Thousand Facebook likes and 155 Thousand Twitter followers, building a foundation of fans that are truly inspired by his music. Recently, the singer released a lyric video of his current single “Unstoppable” which received over 1.9 million views.
A Texas native, Colton took his music to a new level when he recorded his first studio album “Unstoppable”. When recording the project, the young artist knew he was on a path to deliver a message that would impact the youth of today. He wanted to use his music to help bring awareness to the epidemic of bullying. “Unstoppable” the title track from his album, was written to speak to all ages and bring awareness to bullying. Colton knows first hand what it is like to be bullied at an early age for being different. Fans can download a FREE copy of “Unstoppable” from Colton’s website by going to ColtonJacobson.com/STOPBULLYING.
In 2013, Colton was asked to become a National Spokesperson for PACER National Bullying Prevention Center in an effort to help support PACER’s cause in educating kids, teachers and parents on how to overcome and / or prevent bullying in our schools.
Colton has gained praise in the media for his music and positive message. “Unstoppable features 9 songs that showcase Jacobson’s soaring voice… There is a dream and then there is reality. Colton Jacobson is living both,” says Mario Tarradell, music critic of the Dallas Morning News. The teen pop entertainer has appeared on several TV shows such as the “Good Day Show” – KDFW FOX 4, “Texas Living,” and Nashville’s “TN Mornings Show.” “Colton is so amazing and talented,” says Kimberly Whitman Schlegel, Host of Texas Living/D Living KTXD.
In July 2012, Colton was chosen out of a national audition to participate in the Kidd Kraddick’s Rock Camp Band serving as lead vocalist and keyboard player for the band. The one week camp led by radio personality Kidd Kraddick, was an opportunity for Colton to get advice from entertainment mentors such as Jack Black and Tim Halprin. Colton also had the opportunity to record a song with pop music icons Karmin. The band wrote and recorded a song that was played on national syndicated radio. In addition, Colton also had the chance to perform his song Unstoppable for Billy The Kidd, Billy The Kidd Radio Show / KISS 106.1 FM.
As a result of Colton’s growing success, he had the opportunity to open for Jason Castro of American Idol and was a featured performer at the Gibson JAM Sessions during NAMM 2013, sharing the stage with celebrities such as Tommy Thayer of KISS, Earl Slick, and actor Eddie Cahill, CSI-NY. Colton has also given back to his community by helping raise money for many charities that support families of our fallen soldiers like Snowball Express & Carry The Load along with many other local charities such as Foster Kids Charity – Dallas, Boys & Girls Club to name a few.
The album Unstoppable released in January 2013 is available for download on iTunes. For more information about Colton visit his website at: ColtonJacobson.com