Charlie Puth's overnight success both a boon and a bane

Charlie Puth became an instant star back in 2015 when his debut songs became monster hits.
Charlie Puth became an instant star back in 2015 when his debut songs became monster hits.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth became an instant star back in 2015 when his debut songs became monster hits.

That year, not only were his own songs, like Marvin Gaye, topping charts worldwide, he also sang with rapper Wiz Khalifa on See You Again- a song that at its peak was the most watched video on YouTube.

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