Earlier this month, YouTube sensation Ryan Beatty appeared on Great Day, a TV show on Fresno’s Fox affiliate KMPH. But that was nothing compared to Friday, April 15th, when Ashton Kutcher tweeted out a link and wondered if Beatty was “Justin Bieber 2.0.”

This week, Beatty has come to Los Angeles during spring break to meet with record company executives, even though — per the Fresno Bee — he’s already got offers on the table. Here’s how the 15-year-old Clovis High School student described to the newspaper the aftermath of that @aplusk tweet:

“My phone was blowing up,” Beatty says. “People were calling me, texting me. My Facebook was filled with notifications. It also helped me realize that this is really serious.”

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