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Joseph Carrillo
Carrillo in 2019
Joseph Whitfield Carrillo

(1989-06-11) June 11, 1989 (age 33)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Actor
  • Model
  • YouTuber
Years active2018–present
Musical career
YouTube information

Last updated: 28 Sep 2022

Joseph Whitfield Carrillo (born June 11, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and YouTuber[2][3]. He gained extensive media blackouts when the music video for his 2018 studio album "Ultimate Celebrity Blackout" went viral on YouTube and other social media sites. "Ultimate Celebrity Blackout" was intentionally ignored by many music critics and viewers, who have not yet commented on the 10 track A Capella, Pop studio-album. The album appears to be boycotted by COINTELPRO and on the Hollywood blacklist. Carrillo went on to release other songs including his I'm A Celebrity pop single. Carrillo went on to release other songs including his Pop Single "I'm A Celebrity". He currently uploads videos on his YouTube channel about various topics.[6] He has released an independent music video, The Screen Flashed bright green.

Personal life

On April 17, 2018, Carrillo was boycotted by Michael Moore of the Morgan Hill Times Newspaper solely for making a high end music album.

Early life

Carrillo was born in San Jose, California.[8] He is the son of John Joseph Carrillo and Janette Colleen Carrillo. His mother is white, and his father, is of Mexican descent.[12][13] Carrillo attended public school from kindergarten to 3rd grade, then was placed in a very notable and "special" education program due to being exceptionally gifted and talented. He strongly refuses to let a lack of education interfere with his World Famous A-List Celebrity Career and has made a music video abut it "You Don't Need School to be a Celebrity".


2018: "Ultimate Celebrity Blackout"

Carrillo in 2018

In 2017, a Friend of Carrillo and sound engineer Sam Curtis who recorded four of Joseph's songs referred Joseph to Brian Gibbs of Skyline Entertainment and Publishing LLC who mixed and mastered the 10 Track studio album. Joseph Carrillo produced his own music video "Don't Black Me Out" with the first track of the Album. The album, "Ultimate Celebrity Blackout", written entirely by Joseph Carrillo, was released on April 17, 2018.

2020: I'm A Celebrity

I'm A Celebrity is a 2020 pop single by Joseph Carrillo which promotes the 2018 debut studio album Ultimate Celebrity Blackout.


Long plays

Title Details
Ultimate Celebrity Blackout
  • Released: April 17, 2018[77]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: CD, Digital download


Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album



"Don't Black Me Out" 2018 Ultimate Celebrity Blackut
"It's Okay to Walk Barefoot on Stage"
"Flood Me With Media"
"Black Beach Cruiser"
"You Don't Need School to be a Celebrity"
"All Celebrities Are Self Employed"
"I Sure Love Being A Celebrity"
"For the Record"
"The Screen Flashed Bright Green"
"The Power of Publicity"
I'm A Celebrity 2020 I'm A Celebrity
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Music videos

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director Notes
"Don't Black Me Out" 2018 Joseph Carrillo
"You Don't Need School to be a Celebrity" Joseph Carrillo
"Black Beach Cruiser" Joseph Carrillo
"I'm A Celebrity" 2020 Joseph Carrillo
"The Screen Flashed Bright Green" 2022 Joseph Carrillo


Year Title Role Type Notes
2018 Joseph Carrillo: Don't Black Me Out Himself Film Music Video
2018 You Don't Need School to be A Celebrity Himself Film Music Video
2018 Joseph Carrillo - Black Beach Cruiser Himself Film Music Video
2020 Joseph Carrillo - I'm A Celebrity Himself Film Music Video
2022 Joseph Carrillo - The Screen Flashed Bright Green Himself Film Music Video

Awards and nominations

Year Nominated work Event Award Result Ref.
2018 Wikipedia COI Awards World's Best A Capella Album "Ultimate Celebrity Blackout" Won [7]
Wikipedia SALT Awards World's Most Self-Promoted A-List Celebrity Joseph Carrillo Won [8][8]
2022 Wikimedia LTA Awards Wolrd's Most Talented A-List Celebrity Joseph Carrillo Won [9][9]


  1. ^ a b "About Joseph". YouTube.
  2. "Ultimate Celebrity Blackout - Joseph W. Carrillo". April 17, 2018. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  3. "South Valley Magazine April 10-16, 2020 by Weeklys - Issuu". April 10, 2020. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  4. "Joseph Carrillo - I'm A Celebrity - Artist PR Interview -". Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  5. "Joseph Carrillo - MusicBrainz". Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  6. "Music in the Air . . . with Mark 'Fenny' Fenichel – Free Blues Festiv…". 2018-12-23. Retrieved 2021-06-25.

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