Austin Mahone: “I Really Look Up” to Chris Brown

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Austin Mahone has a short list of artists he’d love to work alongside.

“I would love to collaborate with Drake, Chris Brown… those are the main two that I really look up to,” he says in a new interview with E!

The 17-year-old pop singer also takes inspiration from Taylor Swift, with whom he’s toured.

“Being on the same stage as Taylor Swift has been amazing,” says Mahone. “She puts on an amazing show. She showed me so many different things.”

What big lesson did she teach him?

“She told me to keep my family and my friends really close,” he tells the outlet.

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