I am lucky to wake up everyday and do what I love for a living. I hope I can show students how they too can follow their dreams.
— Bryan Stars


YouTube 101

Bryan Stars knows a thing or two about getting started on YouTube. BryanStars Interviews is the #1 Music Channel and has over 100 million views and 600k subscribers. Learn from Bryan about how to get started and then monetize your content to earn a living from social media.

Bryan Stars is a 24 year old YouTuber best known for interviewing rock bands.

With over 100 million views and 600,000 subscribers, BryanStars Interviews is the #1 Music Interview Channel on YouTube and features interviews with bands like Black Veil Brides, Pierce The Veil, Sleeping With Sirens and Asking Alexandria.

Bryan has also interviewed rock legends such as Slipknot and Korn, as well as radio favorites like Cody Simpson, TV superstars like Mitchel Musso and the winners of American Idol.

Bryan also runs popular music blogs on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and was voted by music fans as the Best Music Blog in the Alternative Press Reader’s Choice Poll 2013. He was also picked to be one of the “Warped YouTubers” in 2014, covering the entire 2014 Vans Warped Tour on his YouTube Channel LIVE from the tour.

In recognition of it’s success, The BryanStars YouTube Channel was recently awarded the title of “YouTube NextUp" winning a $35,000 grant from YouTube and exposure in both USA Today and The New York Times. The show was also nominated for a Shorty Award for “Best Web Show” in 2014 along with Jerry Seinfeld.

Moving forward, BryanStars looks to continue engaging fans, delivering some of the funniest band interviews on the internet and giving fans a place to discover new music on the web.





I attended the Bryan Stars YouTube 101 workshop. It was well organized and many questions I had were answered. I met some great people and hope to attend another work shop hopefully senpai will notice me again.
— Anonymous

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