Madison Beer is a pop singer and actress from Long Island, New York known for her effervescence. A music lover and experimenter from an early age, Beer started posting YouTube videos of herself singing covers of varied well-known songs as a 13-year-old in 2012.
That summer, pop idol Justin Bieber
came across her version of Etta James
' "At Last" and shared it with his over 25 million Twitter followers. The resulting media coverage led to a record deal with Island Records
and a management deal with Bieber
's manager the following year. Around that time, she was also cast in a small role in the independent film Louder Than Words, which starred David Duchovny
and made its film festival premiere late in 2013. Her debut single, the poppy, melismatic "Melodies," also appeared late that year, and was followed by "Unbreakable" in 2014. Her vocals have appeared on other artists' songs, including Cody Simpson
's "Valentine" and the 2015 club track "I Won't Let You Walk Away" by Mako. Her debut album was expected later in 2015. ~ Marcy Donelson, Rovi