Before Ellen, he made an appearance on several other talk shows and of course, MTV TRL. It's on Ellen Degeneres that he admitted those mouth-chin-teeth tweaking done to his face. Remember Paolo Nutini's nose job? Perhaps it's a tradition for upcoming new big stars, before MTV TRL, to have things done under the knife.
Lip Collagen anyone?
The hell I care about surgeries, he bares the talent, enough to be the Next Big Thing! Oh and yes, he's deaf at the right ear (or left, I forgot).