Troye Sivan in Manila on May 1

Even before making it to mainstream music, Troye Sivan already had a fanbase, thanks to the vlogs, videos of musical performances and covers he used to upload to YouTube.   But despite his online popularity, the Australian-South African singer felt that he still had a lot to prove.   "I had what felt like---to be completely transparent---this easy fame wasn't what was important to me. Immediately, I thought, I have to do the groundwork to make people take me seriously," he said in a recent interview with The Guardian.   "I didn't want anyone, myself included, to think any of this was just handed to me because I had an online audience," added the 23-ye...

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