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The Future of Music: Alex Day at TEDxYouth@SanDiego
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Added Jan 17, 2013
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23 year-old YouTube sensation, Alex Day, has been called the "future of music" by Forbes magazine. Determined to break into the music world without an agent or a record label, Alex wrote and produced a song, created a music video, set out to win the UK Christmas Number One -- and broke a Guinness World Record as the highest charting single by an unsigned artist -- all in just 30 days! Alex shares his passion, determination and unbridled enthusiasm with TEDxYouth@SanDiego and inspires young people everywhere to "chase unrealistic goals" and not let a "bonkers world" ever stop you from your dreams. Alex day is an independent musician who has sold over half a million songs on iTunes, His YouTube channel 'alexday' has enjoyed more than 100 million views. In thespirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)