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MKTO Perform Live On Good Day LA

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The guys of MKTO, (their initials) comprised of Tony Oller (22) and Malcolm Kelly (21), released their debut album MKTO in US on April 1st. They are kicking off their first-ever North American headline tour next month.

Since their release, they’ve performed on Good Morning America and Live with Kelly and Michael, and The View. They also will be joining Demi Lovato on tour in Septmeber

Their feel good soulful/pop single “Classic,” which has become a top 15 POP radio hit with SiriusXM Hits 1 leading the way, selling over 750k singles to date, with the music video approaching over 17 million views.

Their hit single “Classic” is now certified Platinum and is the longest running single on the top 40 charts this year with over six months.

They kicked off their “American Dream” headline tour earlier this month and it runs all summer. “American Dream” is the new single.

Self titled album MKTO is out now!

Fun facts about MKTO: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an American musical duo consisting of Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller. Their debut single, "Thank You", was released in January 2013. The follow up single, "Classic", was released in June 2013. MKTO's self-titled debut album was released on January 30, 2014.

2) Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller met in 2010 while filming the Nickelodeon television series Gigantic, in which their characters played best friends.[1] They later formed together as a duo and came up with the name MKTO, which represents the combined initials of their names and surnames, MK for Malcolm Kelley and TO for Tony Oller. They elaborated upon the inspiration for their group name, saying: "It also stands for what our album kind of is: Misfit Kids and Total Outcasts – just like the kids we were in high school".

3) The group signed to Columbia Records and released their debut single "Thank You" on January 15, 2013. "Thank You" is a crossover between pop and hip hop. The song's music video was released onto YouTube via VEVO on January 4, 2013, and garnered over 500,000 views in two days of being released. The song has attained commercial success, reaching the top ten on the singles charts of Australia and New Zealand. In the music video, Harold Perrineau, who played the father of Malcolm Kelley's character on Lost, appeared as a reference to the show.

MKTO will be performing Friday night, July 11th at the House Of Blues in Hollywood.

Social media:

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Follow MKTO on Twitter: @wearemkto

Check out MKTO on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wearemkto

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