Ben Clement: The Winner of Jam the Web 2012 Contest

After 4 weeks, 2 rounds of competitive voting contest, our most voted Jam the Web Online Singer is: Ben Clement!  Congratulations to Ben Clement for taking the title of the Most Popular Online Singer of Jam the Web 2012 Contest sponsored by Nielsen Chinese, not only Ben has won the $1,000 cash prize but also a stage performance at Club Nokia!!!

Ben Clement is a 20 year old singer/songwriter from Cerritos, California.  He graduated from Gahr High School in 2009, and he currently attends Biola University as a Music in Worship major. He occasionally leads worship at his church, Christ Central of Southern California, and he will be graduating from Biola University by 2014.

Ben started picking up the drums at the age of nine, and he continued to follow a musical path. Ben learned to play the guitar, piano, drums, and the bass. Throughout his high school years, he was heavily involved with the marching band, the jazz band, talent shows, and school plays.

Ben joined Youtube on July 26th, 2008, and from then on, he started to upload his covers and original songs to the public. He currently has a total of 381,223 video views and 1,995 subscribers.

During his spare time, Ben likes to write new songs, play basketball, and spend time with his friends and family. He is extremely grateful for all the support his friends and family has been giving him, and he hopes to continue to make music that will be a hope and a inspiration to many.

Take a look of his winning Youtube video:

We have asked Ben some questions to introduce himself for our readers:

1. Tell us little bit about yourself, your background and your Asian ethnicity.

My name is Ben Clement. I’m 20 years old and I’m currently attending BIOLA University as a Music in Worship Major. I’m an extrovert who loves music, people, and basketball. As far as my ethnicity, I am 75% Korean and 25% African American.

2. How long have you been doing music on YouTube?

I started YouTube when I was a Junior in High School. So it’s been about 5 years that I’ve been on YouTube.

3. What are you trying to achieve through your YouTube music?

I want to reach out to the YouTube community and really show the what it means to be truly loved. A lot of people think that love is portrayed through a lot of the things the world provides. I believe there is a love much greater than what the world can provide and through my music, I want to share that love with others.

4. Please list which musicians inspired you the most.

Michael Jackson, John Mayer, Jackson 5, Boyz II Men, Chris Tomlin, Hillsong United, David Crowder, Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Bruno Mars

Please share some of your upcoming plans, tours or exciting projects.

I will be working on an EP this Summer and my Youtube channel is: http://www.youtube.com/user/jBenClement

The amazing song that got Ben to win on the first round of the Jam the Web 2012 Contest sponsored by Nielsen:

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