Rising Stars: 2013 Recap & Review

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Back in 2012, we published a list of 5 stars to watch out for in the new year titled 'Rising Stars: The Superstars of 2013'.

With 2013 soon coming to a close, let's take a look back at the five acts in that list and see what R5, Jeronimo, Kyle Patrick, Charlie Green and Camryn have accomplished in the past year!

We do urge you to stay tuned for our 2014 Rising Stars edition as we take a look at the potential superstars of 2014! 'Rising Stars: The Superstars of 2014' will be published on December 20.

1) Camryn

14 year old Camryn Magness, better known by the mononym Camryn, is a pop artist best known for supporting One Direction on tour. She has toured with One Direction on both their Up All Night and Take Me Home tours, which saw the vocal powerhouse open for the band in several sold-out shows worldwide.

After wrapping up the European leg of the Take Me Home tour in mid-2013, Camryn returned stateside to release a new single titled "LoveSick", which has appeared on Top 40 music charts in the United States.

Photo credits: Camryn / Facebook

2) Charlie Green

16 year old English-Filipino singer Charlie Green made waves back in 2008 when he participated in UK televised talent competition Britain's Got Talent as an 11 year old. Having wowed the world with his smooth vocals, Charlie is now working on his own music. He is set to release a new single titled "Hey You Girl" sometime soon.

Photo credits: charliegreenmusic.co.uk

3) Kyle Patrick

Best known as one-fifth of The Click FiveKyle Patrick has made a name for himself as a solo artist in the past two years. With the release of his debut solo EP Kyle Patrick in July 2012, Kyle toured extensively in Asia in 2012 as he joined The Wanted as their opening act in Malaysia and Jakarta and performed at the Marina Bay New Year countdown in Singapore.

The singer recently premiered new songs at a private show in New York City and the gig was streamed online for fans to watch via Stageit. A new Kyle Patrick EP or even a full-length album could be coming our way very soon!

Photo credits: Shervin Lainez

4) Jeronimo

Jeronimo is a Dutch singer and actor. Having attained fame in the Netherlands, Jeronimo recently expanded his musical outreach with an Asian tour which saw him promote his debut album One Kiss in Singapore and the Philippines. The singer has been hard at work in the studio working on his sophomore album, in which his latest single "Flying Solo" is featured.

In March, we caught up with Jeronimo while he was in Singapore and while he couldn't give away too many details about the album, he did mention that dance will be a very important element in the album so get your dancing shoes out for album #2!

Photo credits: Impact Entertainment

5) R5

Five-piece pop-rock band R5 have accomplished a tremendous lot in 2013 itself. In March, they released the Loud EP, which entered the coveted top 5 albums chart on iTunes. Next came their music video for their first single "Loud". They toured outside the United States in the middle of the year and performed to international fans in Sydney, London and Paris for the first time. R5 released their debut album Louder in September featuring their hit single "Pass Me By".

R5 are undoubtedly one of the hottest new acts of 2013. With a 2014 world tour in the works that will see the band play in a slew of cities worldwide, R5 is a band that will leave people talking for years to come.

Photo credits: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

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