This pop singer launched his career on YouTube and released his debut iTunes single, "Stratosphere," in 2013.
He established his Twitter account in 2011. By 2014, his @ImNathanBallard handle had more than 55,000 followers.
Within a day of its release, his first single had earned a Top 100 spot on iTunes music charts.
He was born and raised in Dallas, Texas.
He covered the Rihanna hit "We Found Love" in a 2014 YouTube video.