Joseph Vincent

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Joseph Vincent
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Background information
Birth name Joseph Vincent Encarnacion
Born August 15, 1989 (1989-08-15) (age 28)
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Acoustic, pop
Instruments Guitar, Vocals, Ukulele, Oboe
Website www.josephvincentmusic.com

Joseph Vincent Encarnacion (born August 15, 1989), better known as Joseph Vincent, is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Joseph has been featured on NBC’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show and has performed at well-known Los Angeles venues, such as The House of Blues,[1] The Knitting Factory,[2] Roxy Theatre, El Rey Theatre, The Troubadour,[3] among international venues in Australia, Singapore, and Canada.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

Joseph Vincent was born on August 15, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is of Filipino descent. Vincent picked up his first guitar when he was 15 and started by playing song covers of some of his main musical influences, such as Jack Johnson and Jason Mraz. He began writing and composing his own original songs at the age of 16. Vincent graduated from the University of California-Irvine in 2011.[6]

Career[edit]

In June 2008, Vincent entered the music scene by uploading song covers on YouTube, where he became widely recognized. He now (as of January 30th, 2015) has over 470,000 subscribers and over 68 million views.[7] Vincent has often collaborated with other well-known Youtube artists, such as Jason Chen and Clara C. Although he is best known in the United States, Vincent has become internationally popular, having performed sold out shows in Singapore, Canada, and Australia, and being voted Australia’s "Youtube Artist of the Year" by Star Central magazine.[8]

Outside of his YouTube success, Vincent was the winner of Kababayan LA’s first 'Kababayan Superstar' contest in 2009, and has been featured twice on NBC’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show; he was featured first for their Wonderful Web of Wonderment, and later as a performer, on April 29 and May 27, 2010.[9][10][11]

On September 14, 2010, Joseph Vincent signed to Catch Adventures and was managed by Tom Ngo. Vincent released his debut album, Blue Skies, in 2011.[12][13]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Blue Skies (2012)

Singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"If You Stay" 2011 Blue Skies
"Bumblebee" 2011 Blue Skies
"S.A.D." 2012 Blue Skies
"All I Wanted" 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joseph Vincent, Singer-Songwriter and Youtube Sensation". Web.archive.org. 4 October 2012. Archived from the original on 4 October 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Lennon with Cary Ott / Joseph Vincent / Matt Chapman". Eventful.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  3. ^ [1][permanent dead link]
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  5. ^ "YouTube Sensation Joseph Vincent Shares His Musical Journey". Privy.net. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "share this article Youtube Sensation Joseph Vincent – From Youtube to Ellen Degeneres Show". Yhponline.com. 18 May 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Joseph Vincent". YouTube. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  8. ^ "Youtube Artist Of The Year: Joseph Vincent". Starcentralmagazine.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  9. ^ "Get To Know Joseph Vincent". Jackfroot.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  10. ^ "Ellen Welcomes Web Sensation Joseph Vincent - The Ellen DeGeneres Show". Web.archive.org. 1 July 2012. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  11. ^ "Moncler Outlet Online Shop Moncler Madrid,moncler Barcelona,moncler Madrid Outlet". Channelapa.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  12. ^ "Moncler Outlet Online Shop Moncler Madrid,moncler Barcelona,moncler Madrid Outlet". Channelapa.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  13. ^ "Check Out a Snippet of Joseph Vincent's New Song - "S.A.D. (Single Awareness Day)" - a-Tunes.net". A-tunes.net. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 

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