Find a portrait of JACOB WHITESIDES
Name: Jacob Michael Whitesides
Place: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
- He records his music for Double U Records, of which he is also the CEO.
- In 2012, at 14 age he gained national attention after making the first cut of The X Factor.
- Whitesides released his debut extended play 3 AM – The EP on July 8, 2014, featuring cover songs of John Legend, Plain White T’s, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and John Mayer.
- In August 2015, he was named Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing” featured artist.
- He had a gerbil named Mr. Bieber, who passed away in March 2013.
- He plays the acoustic and electric guitar, drums and ukulele.
- He was inspired to make music when he saw the Nashville band ‘The Steeldrivers’ perform at a Bluegrass Festival in 2008.
- His favorite musicians are John Mayer, Bruno Mars and the band Maroon 5.