Samuel Tsui is a young American singer, who became famous on YouTube doing covers and mash-ups of top pop songs. During high school Samuel became friends with Kurt Schneider and together they started a garage band. Later on when both were attending Yale University, Schneider produced the music made by Tsui and uploaded it on YouTube. In 2010 their YouTube channel had over 580 million views from all over the world and 2.5 million subscribers. In 2013 Sam Tsui released his first album of original songs, Make it up, which he also wrote and produced himself. Sam Tsui's cover of "Just a Dream" by Nelly had over 80,000,000 view in 2014.