Some facts about Rebecca Black. 13 years old. Musician for 6 months with no formal training. One song. Reached number 58 on Billboard 100. Featured on Jay Leno. youtube sensation...making millions! Some youtube comparisons:
Highest viewed videos by artist:
U2: 23M With or Without You
Beatles: 17M Here comes the Sun
Rolling Stones: 11M Angie
Springsteen: 7M Fire
And to not necessarily show my age...Jay-Z: 91M Empire State of Mind
Rebecca Black's Friday...102M and counting...in 2 months mind you!
Lessons Learned From Rebecca Black:
1) BE ORIGINAL!
2) The path to success may not be obvious,
3) If everyone goes left, you go right; sheep go left,
4) Be Viral!
5) It doesn't really matter what others say, it matters what they do.6) And, rich parents...let your kids know their limitations.
Finally, if you have Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Taylor Hicks cover you...you've made it! A must watch Sweet!