(WTNH)– Aaron Carter, an international pop sensation, sits down with CT Style to talk about his famous career.
He began his career at the tenderfoot age of 10 and has released several hit singles, multiplatinum albums and appeared in feature films, television shows and on Broadway. Carter recently finished a successful North American tour performing the biggest records from his 15 year career. He is currently recording a new album and has recently hit the road again to test new material.
Aaron Carter, now 26, started performing at the age of 7 singing lead for the band Dead End. Two years later, in 1997, he made his first solo appearance when he opened for his brother Nick Carter’s band, the Backstreet Boys, in Berlin, Germany. Within months Carter was signed to a major recording contract and released his first hit single, “Crush On You.” His self-titled album soon followed. The album was quickly certified Gold in several countries around the world.
After signing with Jive Records the following year, Carter released his next album, “Aaron’s Party.” The album was an instant chart topping success and was soon certified triple platinum selling more than three million copies. His following album, “Oh Aaron,” was released in 2001. “Oh Aaron” was a smashing follow-up selling more than a million copies. Next, Carter released “Another Earthquake,” in 2002. The album solidified Aaron Carter, the artist, as a bona-fide global icon as it quickly achieved double platinum status delivering him three multi-platinum albums in just three short years.
By 2003, the young superstar was already due for a series of collection albums. “Most Requested Hits,” was released in 2003, followed by “Come Get It: The Very Best of Aaron Carter” in 2006. Carter regularly toured around the world performing for millions of adoring fans. His best known singles include “I Want Candy,” “Aaron’s Party,” “That’s How I Beat Shaq,” “Oh Aaron” and “I’m All About You.” Carter was also the featured opening act for the world tour of Britney Spears, at the height of her iconic rise.