Ever wish you could follow Austin Mahone around for the day? The pop star invited Billboard's cameras to follow him around on July 30 during his headlining show at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. Click through the gallery to get a peek behind the scenes with Austin -- from his dressing room all the way to the stage, and a few surprises in between.
“My typical day when I wake up in the morning is I get up, usually around 12 or 1, eat breakfast, get ready for the day,” Mahone tells Billboard. "Then I come to the venue, usually walk around, then I come to my room, I’ll sign about 300 posters to give to my fans, then I’ll come back and do a meet and greet.”
Austin Mahone takes photos with fans during a meet and greet before performing at the Nokia Theater at L.A. LIVE. “I’ve had girls throw their phones at me on stage, their car keys at me, I’ve had girls hop in my car when I’m leaving a show," says Mahone.
Michael Blumstein, one of Austin Mahone's managers, looks on as Jessica Luebano and Margie Mcintosch cry after receiving golden tickets for Mahone's show at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. "Right away it was like this kid has it, what we call the 'It' factor,” says Blumstein about the singer.
“Music definitely creates an insane connection,” says Mahone. “I’ve heard people say I’ve saved their lives and that’s a pretty big thing to say. For me, I’m still trying to understand how I can save lives."