At just seventeen years old, AJ Mitchell is taking over the pop music scene with his new 6-track EP, “Hopeful” and his impressive voice! Using social media platforms to kick-start his career, Mitchell is no stranger to hard work and determination. We got to catch up with Mitchell and learn five new things about the swoon-worthy singer . . . soon to be your next celebrity crush! ///by Katherine Leslie
HIS DAD INSPIRED HIM TO BECOME A MUSICIAN
“When I was six, my dad was learning how to play the piano. He was writing songs and that inspired me to do that myself. So when I was a kid I began to write my own songs, too.”
HE LOVES WRITING
“I love every part about songwriting, I don’t think there are any bad parts. You could write a whole song, dissect it and then think, “Oh I don’t want to use this line, I can come up with something better.” I love the process of writing.
HE’S A BRUNO MARS FAN
“I would love to perform with Bruno Mars. I’ve loved Bruno Mars ever since I was a kid He has a high register and I have a high register as well, so I relate to him on that. He’s also an amazing songwriter.”
HE’S BEEN STARSTRUCK BEFORE!
“I got to go to The Voice and saw Adam Levine and Miley Cyrus. I had a moment of “Oh my gosh, this is pretty cool!”
WHAT HE LOOKS FOR IN A GIRL
“Definitely confidence, I love confidence! Also being who you really are and not trying to be someone else. And funny. I love a sense of humor!”