IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – D*AUN – HOUSTON’S HOTTEST STAR!

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D*AUN is a multi talented singer, songwriter, performer from Houston, TX. He’s been performing since the age of 5 and has had a lot of success in his short career. D*AUN has not only recorded for Sing Top 10 but has also had major success with his group 4AM. Now living in sunny Orlando, FL, D*AUN steps out and brings you what is being called by many notable names in the music industry the new sound of pop and R&B. His forthcoming debut album will be available in stores and on iTunes winter 2016.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?

D*AUN: I am from Houston, Texas. My parents and family are originally from Colombia in South America. Both my sister and I are the first generation of my family here in America.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

D*AUN: My musical background is a mix of 3 things. From a very young age I was exposed to all types of music, but there were three the that I’d say define me. First, Latin music, then musical theater and thirdly R&B. Up to this very day when I perform I find myself using these elements

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?

D*AUN: I feel like I was given a gift, as we all have. I’m choosing to share mine with the world. It makes me feel so good to get messages from people and my fans telling me how much they can relate to my songs. I live for those moments. When I hear how I’ve inspired others to follow their dreams.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

D*AUN: In my songs I talk about many things such as love, break ups, having fun, and enjoying life. I’ve even written about moments in my life where I’ve put myself out there in my music and own up to my flaws in past relationships. Things that we all go through in this game we call life.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?

D*AUN: My fan base is more directed to ages 15-30, but I want to reach people of all ages.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

D*AUN: My musical influences range from artist like Luther Vandross, Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Usher, and Michael Jackson. I like to study all these artist and find ways to create my own signature as they have.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?

D*AUN: I would tell them my music is definitely pop, hip hop, and R&B influenced with some Latin flavor.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?

D*AUN: What separates me from other artist would have to be my personality. Secondly I would say my voice it’s definitely different and stands out on it’s own. My stage presence, and lastly my Latin background. I can both speak and sing in Spanish and would love to dabble in the Latin market as well.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?

D*AUN: Right now I am currently working on new material, performing as often as I can and also working towards releasing my second single “GOOSE” early next year.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

D*AUN: I want to first and foremost get signed to a major label. To be with one that believes in me as much as I do in myself.

To be as eager as I am to continue to work hard for my dreams and help me build a huge legacy and make our mark in music entertainment industry. So in 10 years I can see myself living out all of my dreams as one of the top recording artists. To be performing in front of tens of thousands of people, hearing them sing along to my songs, and enjoying the music experience along with me.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

D*AUN: My fans can stay easily stay in touch with me through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Soundcloud, and Reverbnation.

http://www.reverbnation.com/daun333

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4cClHRkWfmxIPDp8ggInmA?

https://www.twitter.com/DAUNWORLD333

http://www.facebook.com/official4am

 

 

 

 

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405 COMMENTS

  1. D’Aun I’m so proud of you!!
    I loved Bing Bang and I can’t wait to hear GOOSE!!!
    Keep on chasing your dream – I believe in you, love!!!

  2. D’Aun I’m so proud of you. Well done! You are destined to make it big, you just didn’t know it. This recognition is surely deserved and will give you an opportunity to spread your wings. I can’t wait to hear more of your songs. You came alone way for this moments. Luv your biggest fan..

  3. Your mom will always be your biggest fan love your music and looking forward to great things coming your way . Stay humble and dedicated to your fans

  4. I’ve been knowing you since back when we were in school and all you ever wanted to do is make music and now I see you and how far you have come and im proud of you keep moving up ??

  5. I can’t wait to see you at the top my love you are truly amazing. Ever since the first day I met you I knew you were more that what you think make it worth the wild ????

  6. HEY BABY I ALWAYS HAD FAITH IN YOUR TALENT..GO BABY!!! THIS YOUR AUNTIE STELLA .BE SEE IN U SOON OUT IN HOUSTAN…I’LL ALWAYS KEEP YOU N MY PRAYERS NO DOUBT..I GOT MUCH LOVE …ROCKIT BAAABY ..FROM ALL OF US OUT HERE IN SUMNY ORLADO FLORIDA!!!P.E.A.C.E

  7. Yaaaaassss .. Jst watched ur vid. Officially a Fan.!! Cant wait to come to ur next show! #FrontRow #VipTickets #BackStagepasses #literallyloveyou
    #TellinAllMyFriends #IFoundYouFirst #YAASS

  8. I had the pleasure to work with D-aun. Know him and his family for many years, very professional, talented, hard worker, fun to be around, awesome performer and singer. There is no doubt in my mind that he will fulfill his dream. Keep it up. WANDA!!

  9. Always a pleasure to work with you. You are talent bro. just keep working hard! stay on the hustle and show your gifts to the people!

    -Izzy…

  10. So awesome to see your dreams becoming a reality! I wish you all the success in the world. *Beyonce voice* “You are so blessed..” #bingbang #GOOSE

  11. I met you Nicole Meagan and it was free Friday my first day and I sang and I remember you saying wow you did that on your first day.. and I felt inspired only because I went after you the first time I heard you sing I felt chills and I knew you were gonna be one to follow your voice wherever it led you and since 2006 it’s led you a long successful way!! I’m proud of you and happy I met you. Keep flying Don!!

  12. Ahhhhh I’m so proud of you and happy for you! Ever since I met you, you have always talked about your dream and how you were going to achieve… It’s so awesome to see that you are getting sooooo close to being right where you want to be. I’m excited to see what’s to come because I know it will be amazing. Love you!

  13. I am so glad I was able to enjoy and see you perform in Florida. I Love your music, performance, personality. Keep up the great things you are doing. Praying for you always!

  14. Love what your doing love. You are so talented!! But I’ve been known that since the court yard… I’m glad everyone else now knows it.. I wish u all the success and pray u keep ur head and heart focused to handle fame bc ur def on your way! ?

  15. Love what your doing love. You are so talented!! But I’ve been known that since the court yard… I’m glad everyone else now knows it.. I wish u all the success and pray u keep ur head and heart focused to handle fame bc ur def on your way! ?

  16. I saw DAUN a couple of years back when he was lead in a group (4AM). I instantly became a fan & have been following him since. Very happy to see him doing so well & I can’t wait to see & hear more.

  17. This kid has “IT”. BING BANG, R.I.D.E, & now GOOSE. This “IS” the new pop/r&b. Don’t miss out on him ya’ll. Love what he’s doin.

  18. Daun you’re amazing ! I always knew you were going to get far back in high school ! Love your voice Hun ❤️❤️???? keep it up

  19. I would say it is unbelievable to see how successful Daun has become with his singing/songwriting but I knew one day he would become a star for the entire world to see. What was truly unbelievable was the voice he had as an elementary schooler. I remember growing up with Daun and he was always the star of every production. Everyone loved to hear him sing. I feel so honored to say that I performed on the same stage as him many times, elementary and middle school. Daun you are truly blessed with your talent and throughout your life you have brought much joy into people’s lives with your special gift. Keep up the hard work! Go big for us in the MP!

  20. Awesome bro!! Ever since middle school when I first met you and heard you sing, I knew you were going to go far! I’m really proud of you Don 🙂

  21. I first met D’uan through his sister. Then I used to dance as a backup dancer for them. He truly is amazing and has such raw pure talent. I definitley can see him going places and I know that one day he will be the biggest star around. Plus he’s super sweet and nice to everyone.

  22. Ayy DAUN you’ve changed drastically since high school but all are great improvements I look forward to watching you continue to grow in the field that you love. Best wishes bro

  23. That’s my D’AUN…. SO PROUD OF YOU I’VE WATCHED YOU GROW INTO A WONDERFUL YOUNG MAN WITH AMAZING TALENT.. I’LL ALWAYS BE YOUR #1 FAN… LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BEYOND LIL COUSIN

    Lyrique

  24. Daun your awesome! You’ve came a long way buddy! Keep striving for your dream , even when times get rough keep your head up and keep it going like a Boss!!

  25. I see you brother. Keep striving for success. The man in the mirror is your biggest enemy. If you can beat him, no one can ever stop you.

  26. Daun I’ve seen you grind from the bottom. Keep grinding it’s clear your going in the right direction musically and professionally

  27. Brother i love you and me and mom our so proud of you i always knew you could do anything you put your mind to you have always faith in your music and im happy for you love you to much para simpre

  28. I’ve known Don since middle school and have always known he has a sparkle in him! Whether if he was singing or dancing, he would always entertain us and put a smile on everyone’s face! You can tell when people have a passion for what they do and Don is the prime example! He will spread his heart, love and courage on stage for a great performance! Super proud of you Don! Keep on doing what your doing, you have it in you!

  29. Daun you rock I swear ur always doing somthing it’s about dam time ur getting recognized for your talent. I will be the first in line buying your album.

  30. I stumbled on his Facebook page thanks to a friend sharing it. Glad I clicked this link to read more about him. I’m feeling his music & style. Looks like DAUN will def make it.

  31. Proud of you boo! Can’t wait to go to one of your sold out concerts one day! Keep focused and God first and you’ll accomplish everything you ever wanted to.

  32. You’re amazing Hun, & your voice speaks for itself. I’m so proud of your hard work & effort. You’re beautiful & you’re voice is the cherry on top of all your beauty. Love you!

  33. wow it’s crazy to see how far you have come ever since I ran into ur song “moon keeps fallin” still one of my favorite songs. it’s on my playlist

  34. I remember seeing Daun back in 2013 when he was in a group. I always thought he had a great look & nice voice. I’m glad to see him doing his own thing now and I hope he goes far with this. 110% work ethic, nothing less! I’ll mentor him anytime.
    Maurice

  35. Daun,
    Keep up the work. You have a ton of talent & you need to use it. Forget all the other stuff & keep your eye on what it is that you want. It’s within your grasp but it’s up to you to do the work. Everything else will work itself out. Be patient..success comes to those who are willing to do the work. Have John Call me or M. Starr if you need us.
    Take care & I hope to see you at the top.
    D. Vaughn

    • thank y out so much I am definitely going to take in everything you said and run with it..I’m truly thankful for having your support

  36. I am in love with QUESTION it honestly helped me and my man get through somthing that was so petty, so for that I forever rock with u

  37. you should have been famous I swear I remember seeing g you live what’s going on with these lables, they got one right here they sleep on you Daun

  38. It’s about time you got published. Now someone needs to come along a see the star you are. Hey, that rhymed..lol. Big things to come for you man. Keep it turnin.
    Jay Jay

  39. Saw this kid on Facebook through a share. Downloaded BING BANG off of iTunes & played it @ my party. Now I got everyone listening. Well done kid.

  40. So when are you coming back to Florida? We miss seeing you performing here. Love your music, your look, & your swag. I can’t wait for your next single to drop.

  41. I don’t know how I missed seeing the post for this article. It’s really fun to read your answers directly. I like the videos you post on FB & enjoy all your updates. We can’t wait to hear more from you Daun.

  42. it’s crazy I’ve been keeping up with u since the beginning. ..and really started listening to your music wen I met u in person you are so funny and dope at the same time!!!!

  43. so I’m super happy that I got to spend the new year listening to ur music with u luckily you are best friends with my best friend and I am such a fan omg!!! I can’t wait till you make it even further

  44. TURN UP DAUN I remember you from class in highschool…you used to always talk about how u wanted to sung and be famous. bro it’s happening man I’m proud of u

  45. Although I’ve known you for a short while, I’ve loved you from day #1, I’m so proud to say I know though, and so proud of you, keep pushing baby, I see it paying off! Love you boo!!! ❤????

  46. I have been following you since u wer in singtop10 secrets by one Republic was my favorite song of yours. now I love all ur original music

  47. my friend shared one of your songs on her Facebook and I had to see what was up cause she kept posting and posting about you. I’m glad I did your voice ????

  48. I wanted you to sing at my wedding but now ur gonna be way to busy and famous to do it lol super proud of u DAUN can’t wait to buy your albums

  49. Shine like the star you are. Great things are coming your way. Stay focused & don’t allow yourself to be distracted by personal wants & needs. Work hard & all the good things will come. Keep God first!

  50. I can’t believe I didn’t see this article sooner. I hate Facebook sometimes, it hardly ever shows what are friends are up to…nothing but ads. Love the article, love the artist even more.

  51. I’m glad I saw this link. What a cool interview. Industry All Access has a lot of good up & coming artists & you’re def one of them.

  52. I’ve been following you since you were in Florida as lead in your pop group 4AM. You always stuck out & I said that you were gonna be big one day. I really like your music & style. You’ll always have a fan in me. ?

  53. You’re Latino? Why aren’t you doing more Latino flavor & lyrics in your music? You gotta get on that…stand out from all these others man..you’ve got so much goin on

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