Charlie Puth Biography

Charles Otto Puth Jr., better known by Charlie Puth is an American singer from New Jersey who gained popularity through YouTube. He is best known for writing and singing on Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" taken from the Furious 7 soundtrack, as a tribute to the late Paul Walker. The single became a huge international success, reaching number one in Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, and the top ten in The Netherlands, Hong Kong and France. He has also released a single with Meghan Trainor called "Marvin Gaye".

Charlie joined YouTube in September of 2009 and began to post his own acoustic covers. He is also an alumnus of the Berklee College of Music, which he graduated in 2013. In October 2011, Ellen DeGeneres announced that she had signed Charlie Puth and Emily Luther to her label after seeing their cover of Adele's "Someone Like You". Puth and Luther performed the song on the show. On January 25, 2012, they came back to The Ellen DeGeneres Show and performed Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" and an original written by Puth titled "Break Again" (co-written with Robert Gillies). Charlie has since left eleveneleven and signed with Atlantic Records. He made a song about YouTube collab channel O2L which included Connor Franta. The song is at here..

In February 2015 he released his debut single "Marvin Gaye"; the song features vocals from Meghan Trainor. He features on Wiz Khalifa's song "See You Again", which features on the Furious 7 soundtrack which went to number one on the Hot 100 making his first entry, first top 10 and first number one single on the Hot 100. He co-wrote the song "Slow Motion" for Trey Songz and has arranged sessions with Jason Derulo and Lil Wayne. In an interview with Billboard, Puth explains the vibe he wanted for his upcoming EP. "I listened to a lot of Marvin Gaye and Motown records. When I was making my record, I just wanted to make this soulful sound. When Marvin Gaye made his music, he evoked this feeling that would reach everybody. Now, my record is also actually a musical assistance record." In April 2015 he released "I Won't Tell a Soul", the second single from his EP, Some Type of Love.

Charles was separated from his family from Mexico by his parents, He entered in depression because he was separated from his favorite and medium cousin Francisco Felix who lives right now in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora. When he was 19 years old he went to live in Yuma, Arizona. His cousin plays a lot of instruments like the Violin, Cello, Piano, Guitar and Harp. He graduated from Arizona Western College this year and now he lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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