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SoMo, aka Joseph Anthony Somers-Morales, is a popular R&B singer and songwriter. He is soon going to be seen in a nationwide tour called “The Wide Awake Tour.” The budding musician began his career in 2011. He started out by posting popular renditions of classic hits by artists like Drake, Chris Brown and The Weeknd on YouTube. In 2013, he got the chance to sign up with Republic Records. SoMo released a mixtape, My Life as well as a debut single, “Ride,” which rose to popular acclaim. His self-titled debut album came out on the 8th of April in 2014. To catch SoMo live in concert, as he tours in support of his album, get Somo tickets now.
SoMo's mixtape, My Life, was cited by critics as being palpable, filled with emotion and quite powerful. In this mixtape, he showcased not just his brilliant prowess over the R&B genre, but also added a dash of the pop soul genre. Audiences got a taste of his dynamic voice and his impeccable songwriting skills.
The release included his fist hit single, “Ride,” which became instantly popular and sold about 10,000 digital tracks daily, all before it aired on the radio or was backed by a recording label. He released a music video in collaboration with director Dan Gotti. This video received more than three million views upon its release. Moreover, SoMo got support from Mannie Fresh. Fresh made an appearance in SoMo's video for the song “Kings and Queens.”
As his song, “Ride,” carried on getting more attention, the Texan artist embarked on a sold out headlining tour in the US. Republic Records immediately took notice of SoMo's independent success and in October 2013, they offered him a record deal.
SoMo released his self-titled first album in February 2014. The album debuted on the Billboard charts at the sixth position while it was the number one album of the iTunes Album Chart. In the meantime, “Ride,” was certified gold by the RIAA. The song also stayed on the Top 10 list of iTunes R&B list for a total of 25 successive weeks.
SoMo came up with a “SoMo Sunday” campaign that featured the talented artist releasing a cover of a classic song each Sunday. He would interact with his fans directly in videos that he would post on YouTube. The series were successful and ended up getting more than 100 million views. Apart from the videos going viral online, they also helped him in getting support from other artists such as Ginuwine, Wale and Trey Songz.
SoMo has worked with other prominent artists like Kevin Rudolph, Hoodie Allen, Jeremih, Babyface and The Rascals. Recently, SoMo released his song, “Show Off,” which features Kirko Bangz, a fellow Texan musician. Currently, he is recording his upcoming sophomore album.
SoMo is now embarking on his “The Wide Awake” tour. In the promotional video of the tour, he appears across the screen and says, “My dreams are no longer dreams, because of you I'm wide awake.” Fans of the R&B star have already begun booking the tickets to his concerts that will take place all over the country. You should also book your tickets now, before they sell out.