Top 40 radio fans might not know Charlie Puth by name.
But chances are good they know the 24-year-old’s wistful falsetto, thanks to his scene-stealing feature on Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” a surprise, quadruple-platinum hit from last year’s “Furious 7” soundtrack. The single hit No. 1 all around the world, topped the Billboard singles chart for a dozen weeks and earned more than 1.5 billion views on YouTube. In the process, Puth’s star rose.
More than a year after the song’s release, Puth — who headlines Rams Head Live on Saturday — still hears stories from fans about its lasting impact.
“I met a kid today whose dad passed away, and he sang it at his funeral....