Known for their YouTube covers and medleys, Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider have come a long way since their GarageBand days to their upcoming Manila concert on June 25-26 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
As part of their YouTube stardom, Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider as duo, have touched thousands of people through their collaborative covers of hits by Adele, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry. They're also noted for their creative mash-ups and medleys; most notably the Michael Jackson Medley.
Sam has been hailed as an internet singing sensation, who along with his production partner Kurt was among the first musicians to establish a hugely popular music-focused channel on Youtube. His unique take on each song garners millions of views that make each cover a hit on its own. To date, his videos have amassed over 500 million hits on Youtube alone and in 2013, debuted his original album “Make It Up”.
On the other hand, Kurt is a songwriter, director and producer of films, music videos and recordings. He has over four million YouTube subscribers, 25 million monthly views, 800+ million total views, and over 150 videos on his YouTube channel KurtHugoSchneider. Kurt is the man behind the production of most of Sam Tsui’s music and videos, and also known for collaborating with other YouTube stars and musicians.
Together, Sam and Kurt make the perfect partnership in which great music and exceptional video production combine well creating a sure-fire viral hit. Both artists have definitely made a name for themselves on the internet and are now being recognized in the mainstream having been featured in popular TV shows and commercials in the U.S.A.
After years of being heartthrobs on your computer screen, hold your squeals as these YouTube artistes will be appearing and singing to you LIVE at a stage near you, SOON!