Gavin Becker
Gavin Becker

Contestant Biography

Gavin Becker has a huge online following and plays sold out shows in his native Philadelphia, but his path hasn't always been easy. He received thousands of negative comments on his social media posts that hurt and discouraged him from continuing his music career. He eventually convinced himself to overcome the online bullying. Gavin focused on the positive comments, ignored the negative, and it reinvigorated his passion. Gavin now tours with other social media influencers as a solo act, but believes he would be a strong addition to a band.

★ At 18 years old, he is an Internet sensation with over 400,000 online followers.

★ He has headlined his own tour and opened for acts like Icona Pop, Jack & Jack, and Kalin & Myles. He dropped an EP in 2015 that reached the Top 20 on an iTunes Chart.

★ In addition to being an accomplished artist, he is also an accomplished student who has plans to study Management at Vanderbilt University in the fall.

★ Despite being successful now, Gavin experienced a lot of rejection when he started posting music online. His first video took 3 weeks to perfect and when he finally posted it, he didn't receive the response he thought he would - he received hate.

★ When he first started making videos, he was teased at school, but eventually he acquired so many fans that he began touring with other influencers and then on his own.

★ Gavin currently has a small band that he plays with at shows. However, the road can get lonely as a solo artist and he wants nothing more than to be a part of group of guys his age who are as passionate about music as he is.