Our Man Crush Monday Jacob Whitesides Is About To Have a HUGE 2016

2016 is set to be the biggest year yet for Jacob Whitesides, but we've been following him along on his musical journey since the beginning. From catching the attention of One Direction with one of his first covers to starting his own record label, he's pretty much done it all. He's real Man Crush Monday material, and here's why!

Jacob Whitesides MCM blog

(via Why Hunger)

Full Name: Jacob Michael Whitesides

Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio (If you're a Cancer or Pisces, you might be his soulmate!)

Favorite Color: Green

Least favorite word: "Goodbye"

Strangest FearThe dark!

Favorite Food: Taco Bell (and Taco Bell loves him back… they only follow 17 people on Twitter, and 1 is Jacob!)

Favorite candy: Sour Patch Kids

Fun Facts:

1. Jacob Whitesides got his big break at 14 when Liam Payne discovered his cover of "One Thing" and tweeted it out to all of his followers.  But we knew we were in love even before Jacob got the 1D seal of approval.

2. Jacob's musical talents extend waaaay beyond singing. He also plays acoustic and electric guitar, ukulele AND drums.

3. Jacob is a HUGE animal lover with 6 cats and 2 dogs, including this new puppy, Ollie, who is legit the cutest thing we've ever seen. ????????

4. Still, Jacob says he'll always be a cat person.

5. Jacob was recently Radio Disney's NBT AND included in Pandora's 2016 Artists To Watch list.

6. Jacob is dating Bea Miller, and together they are THE definition of OTP.

7. Jacob is a CEO! He has his own record label, Double U Records (which he's also a recording artist for).


Which Jacob Whitesides song is all about you? CLICK HERE to take the quiz!