Matty McKibben lost Jenna Hamilton (and consciousness) on the "Awkward" Season 2 premiere last week, but the actor behind the perpetual armpit-sniffer is doing what he can to ensure this summer isn't a total wash. Beau Mirchoff is now actively campaigning for a Teen Choice award with the help of a guitar, YouTube and a not-so-silent partner, and we're solidly standing behind the guy, even if his musical theater falsetto is all types of nightmare-worthy.
"It cuts to the core of me, so I really hope you enjoy it," Beau says of his own original composition below, and then, the magic begins. "I need validation from a surfboard--yes, I'm aware," he belts with a suave, sort of Cindy Lou Who quality. "It's not like I'm very egotistical--just don't touch my hair." Feel like we've heard that one before...a certain Sonata in G major? Where do we get our hands on that sheet music?
+ Check out the clip, and make sure to "VOTE FOR BEAU! VOTE FOR BEAU!" for Breakout TV Star (in the male category, should the voice have led you to believe any differently).
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Photo: Matthias Clamer