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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

AJ Rafael

Finalist in YouTube Musician

About AJ Rafael

From Myspace to YouTube, AJ Rafael has enjoyed a musical career that began in his garage and now sees the artist as an international performer and social media sensation. Closing in on 1M subscribers on his YouTube channel, the MoVal Concert Chorale founder is increasingly using his platforms to promote and inspire change. Showcasing an incredible array of diverse talent in his uploaded cover collabs, AJ’s 2018 “Crazy Talented Asians” performance and always encouraging his fans to “believe in music,” his social media serves musical answers to the adversities of life.

AJ Rafael's best work on social