Kenton Chen is an American singer, songwriter and YouTube personality. A graduate of USC Thornton School of Music jazz program, Kenton first gained national attention as member of The Backbeats on NBC's The Sing-Off. In April 2020, Kenton became a viral thread when BTS member V shared a video of himself dancing to Postmodern Jukebox and Kenton's cover of the 50's prom style Closer.
|Born:||October 11, 1987, Irvine, California|
|Education:||University of Southern California Thornton School of Music|
About Kenton Chen
R&B singer known for his work as a member of the a cappella group The Backbeats, who came in third place on season 2 of the Sing-Off. He proceeded to perform with Ben Folds during the Lonely Avenue tour.
He attended the University of Southern California, where he was part of SoCal Vocals.
He released an album in 2009 called Something About Love. He had minor appearances in Fred 3: Camp Fred and Traffic School: The Musical.
He grew up in Irvine, California.
Information related to Kenton Chen
- The Sing-Off - The Sing-Off is an American television singing competition featuring a cappella groups. It debuted on NBC on December 14, 2009, and is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Outlaw Productions, with Mark Burnett's One Three Media being added for the fourth season.
- Postmodern Jukebox - Postmodern Jukebox, also widely known by the acronym PMJ, is a rotating musical collective founded by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee in 2011. PMJ is known for reworking popular modern music into different vintage genres, especially early 20th century forms such as swing and jazz.