Musical YouTube Sensations

For every Rebecca Black (remember "Friday"?) there's a Justin Bieber, proving that YouTube can identify and highlight deserving talent. As more artists reach audiences through this increasingly influential website, parents might want to find out about the latest viral sensations their kids are watching.

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Selena Gomez protege sings uplifting tune about life.
By Christina Grimmie
(2011)
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Young YouTube sensation sings clean songs about love.
By Cody Simpson
(2011)
 
Usher protege sings clean song about his number-one girl.
By Justin Bieber
(2009)
 
YouTube star's breakup song is catchy and clean.
By Austin Mahone
(2013)
 
Viral smash about animal noises is a fun, goofy, pop satire.
By Ylvis
(2013)
 
Teen vocal powerhouse sings clean yet semi-sad songs.
By Greyson Chance
(2011)
 
Canadian newcomer's breakout song is catchy and clean.
By Carly Rae Jepsen
(2012)
 
Hyper-energetic Internet sensation is clean and fun.
By Baauer
(2013)
 
Shallow, mildly suggestive dance track is also pretty fun.
By Austin Mahone
(2014)
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Bieber-like Brit gets a little edgy, references sex.
By Conor Maynard
(2013)
 
Korean parody gone viral is fun but too sexy for small kids.
By Psy
(2012)
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Pink embraces life in clean, uplifting track.
By Pink
(2012)
 
Comedy rappers get silly in this clever parody.
By The Lonely Island
(2013)
 
Duo has unique sound; song has slightly iffy message.
By Karmin
(2012)
 
YouTube rap sensations remix RiRi song, make it edgier.
By Timeflies
(2012)

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