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'The secret' to Austin Mahone's success

  • Austin Mahone releases his debut album 'the secret'
  • Pop star has millions of followers on social media
  • Mahone's videos include stars like Flo Rida and Pitbull

He's already made a name for himself online, now Austin Mahone is taking his musical journey to the next level. The rising star has 6 million followers on Twitter, 10 million on Facebook, and his videos have 400 million views on YouTube.

Mahone's debut album dropped this week. It's called "The Secret." Weekend Express' Lynn Berry went right to the source to ask him what the title means, and just how important social media is to his career.

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