VON SMITH was most recently seen on Nigel Lythgoe’s Opening Act on the E! network, where his experience was documented as Lady Gaga chose him to be her opening act for her tour in Australia in 2012. Since then he’s been featured on TimeMagazine.com after appearing in several viral videos with the band Postmodern Jukebox, garnering several million views on YouTube. The Kansas City native was introduced to the world when his version of “And I Am Telling You (I’m Not going)” from Dreamgirls became a viral sensation on YouTube in 2007, Von has garnered a legion of fans and performed on some of the most celebrated stages, including ABC’s The View (invited by Rosie O’donnell), Bravo’s The Kathy Griffin Show, BET’s 106th and Park, featured on MTV News, VH1’s Best Week Ever, E’s The Soup, TV Azteca’s La Academia (Mexico), Up Junior (China), and American Idol season 8 as one of the top 17 finalists. When not rocking out on national stages across the country with fellow idol buddies, or performing in front of symphonies conducted by the likes of the late Marvin Hamlisch, Von can be found in the recording studio, where he just completed his first EP, “On To Something”, available now on Itunes. Keep up with Von at VonSmithOfficial.com, on Twitter @VonSmith, and on Instagram @VonSmithOffical!