Madison Beer

Madison Beer

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Madison Beer
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Beer in September 2014
Background information
Birth name Madison Elle Beer
Born (1999-03-05) March 5, 1999 (age 19)
Jericho, New York, U.S.
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2012–present
Labels
Website Official website

Madison Elle Beer (born March 5, 1999) is an American singer and actress. She gained media attention after pop star Justin Bieber tweeted a link to a video of her singing.[1][2]

Early life

Beer was born on March 5, 1999, in Jericho, New York on Long Island to Robert Beer, a luxury home builder,[citation needed] and Tracie Beer, an interior designer. She has a younger brother named Ryder.[3] Her parents are divorced, and her father has remarried. She went to Jericho Middle School before being homeschooled in 2012.[citation needed] Beer is Jewish and of Ashkenazi descent.[4]

Career

Beer began posting videos on YouTube of her singing covers of popular songs in early 2012.[5] They gained the attention of pop star Justin Bieber, who tweeted a link to her cover of Etta James‘ “At Last” to his over 25 million followers. This caused Beer to trend worldwide on Twitter and gain substantial media coverage.[1][6] Bieber signed Beer personally to the record label to which he is signed, Island Records.[7] Beer is managed by Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun.[8]

Beer partnered with Monster High, and recorded a theme song for the franchise titled “We Are Monster High“. In February 2013, Cody Simpson re-released his song “Valentine” with Beer which was played on Radio Disney,[9][10] but was never officially released. On September 12, 2013, Beer released her debut single and music video called “Melodies” which was written by Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn, Thomas Barnes and Ina Wroldsen.[11] The video featured a guest appearance by Bieber.

Beer began work on her debut album which she said would have an R&B pop vibe, stating there “will be slow songs, sad songs, happy songs, songs about boys, and songs about being who you are. I’m making sure I’m happy with all of the songs, because if I am not happy with them, I can’t expect anyone else to be, you know?”[12]

“Unbreakable” was the second single from Beer’s debut studio album.[13] The song was released on June 17, 2014 and was written by Jessica Ashley, Evan Bogart, Heather Jeanette Miley, Matt Schwartz, Emanuel Kiriakou and Andrew Goldstein and was produced by the latter two.[14] On December 6, 2014 Beer reached one million followers on Twitter.[15][16] On February 16, 2015 it was announced that Beer was set to be a featured artist in a new single by DJs Mako titled “I Won’t Let You Walk Away“.[17] The song was released for digital download on February 24, 2015 along with a music video.[18][19] The song reached No. 43 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, No. 33 on the Dance/Electronic Digital Songs, and No. 19 on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay charts in the United States.[20]

As She Pleases

Beer recorded her first studio EP As She Pleases, over a three-year period. It was released on February 2, 2018. She is credited as a songwriter on several tracks of the album. Among some of the artists Beer worked with on the EP are Raye and Madison Love.

“Dead” was released as the lead single off the EP on May 19, 2017. The song was first teased on Beer’s Instagram on May 12, 2017. The music video was released on August 3, 2017. Beer then released “Say It to My Face” her second single off the EP on November 3, 2017. The music video was released on November 15, 2017.

On March 11, 2018, Beer embarked on the international, 30-city, As She Pleases Tour, which concluded on May 20 the same year.[21]

Discography

Extended plays

Title Extended play details Peak chart positions
US
[22]
AUS
[23]
CAN
[24]
IRE
[25]
NZ
Heat.

[26]
SCO
[27]
SWI
[28]
As She Pleases
  • Released: February 2, 2018
  • Label: First Access
  • Format: Digital download
93 64 62 38 3 91 68

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
US
Pop

[29]
IRE
[30]
NOR
[31]
“Melodies” 2013 Non-album singles
“Unbreakable” 2014
“All for Love”
(featuring Jack & Jack)
2015
“Something Sweet”
“Dead” 2017 As She Pleases
“Say It to My Face”
“Home with You” 2018 26 93 21

As featured artist

Title Year Album
“Valentine[10]
(Cody Simpson featuring Madison Beer)
2013 Non-album singles
I Won’t Let You Walk Away
(Mako featuring Madison Beer)
2015

Other appearances

Title Year Album
“We Are Monster High” 2013 Monster High

Tours

Headlining

  • As She Pleases Tour (2018)

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role
2013 Louder Than Words Amy
Actress (2 credits)
 2015 Todrick (TV Series)
Wendy

Peter Perry (2015) … Wendy
 2013/II Louder Than Words
Amy
Hide Hide Show Show Self (5 credits)
 2017 We Day 2017 (TV Movie)
Herself – Guest
 2016 Hollywood Medium (TV Series)
Herself

 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards (TV Movie)
Herself
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