“I can’t wait,” says Keaton Stromberg, the youngest of the bunch, who celebrated his 17th birthday on July 16.
“For them, it’s about hits, but they have to have hits in their own way and their own space.” Emblem3 often cited Sublime among their favorite bands while competing on , and made no secret of their disdain for being pushed into a boy band-like corner on the show.Among their memorable performances on the series: The Monkees’ “I’m a Believer,” The Beatles’ “Hey Jude,” a mashup of The Temptations’ “My Girl” and Katy Perry’s “California Gurls.” And while they never got their wish of performing with their own instruments on the stage, their personalities shone through while covering Matisyahu’s “One Day,” Peter Frampton’s “Baby, I Love Your Way” and One Republic’s “Secrets.” PHOTOS: The Beatles to The Wanted: The Evolution of Boy Bands With their first single, “Chloe (You’re the One I Want),” Emblem3 can currently find themselves on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart at No. Though Emblem3 has yet to break through on Billboard’s coveted Hot 100, social media and digital promotion is undoubtedly where their strength lies.And the saucy Brit made good on his promise, setting the boys up with a Syco Music/Columbia Records deal and tasking hit-maker and vocal coach Savan Kotecha, the driving force behind One Direction’s global success, with executive producing Emblem3’s debut album on his new Mr. Other collaborators on the album include Jack Antonoff of fun., Benji and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson).STORY: Meet Savan Kotecha: The Man Behind One Direction's Rapid Rise to the Top “One of the fun things about working with in an interview earlier this year.He performed with his friend at various locations before entering the music competition.
During the competition, they were mentored by renowned music producer Simon Cowell.He is one of the founding members of the all-male band, along with his friend Drew Chadwick, with his brother Keaton Stromberg being the third and final member.Coming from a family of filmmakers and musicians, he learnt to sing and play instruments at an early age. A.'s Roxy Theatre After wowing judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears and L. Reid with an original composition during auditions for the series, the Huntington Beach-based group stamped their golden ticket to the show’s Hollywood Hills mansion and charmed their way to the semi-finals, where a surprising elimination found them finishing in fourth place.“If you’re ready for it and you’re prepared for the industry, is the way to go…He has performed opening acts for stars like Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato.