Born In: Wisconsin, United States
Madilyn Bailey is a young and talented American singer, songwriter and YouTube personality who is counted among the best young pop artists in America. Gifted with a beautiful voice and having a knack for singing, this proficient singer switched her career from a certified nursing assistant to a musician. She started making cover songs of famous artists and posted them on the video-sharing website, YouTube and with her stylistic renditions she soon rose to fame in the world of music garnering millions of viewers. Her music journey, starting from singing on tracks to music and thereafter composing her own music, has been an amazing one and appreciated well by her online fans whose count is growing with leaps and bounds with each passing day. Her discography includes an album titled Muse Box comprising of cover songs of other artists and bands such as Titanium, Radioactive and Believe and an EP titled Wiser EP that mostly comprise of original works like Wiser and Survivor. She is best known for her amazing cover of Titanium that garnered her more millions of views. Bailey has also been part of international tours with other YouTube performers. She has over 9 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. Her electrifying performances make her renditions even more interesting and her ever growing international popularity at such an early age will surely take her places in the years to come.
Also Known As: Madilyn Bailey Wold
Spouse/Ex-: James Benrud (m. 2014)
father: Greg Wold
mother: Heidi Wold
siblings: Alex Wold, Caden Wold, Haley Wold, Isaac Wold, Jordan Wold
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: Wisconsin
The early years of Madilyn saw her studying at the Grahams Elementary School. She had a knack for singing and music from an early age which was well appreciated and encouraged by her family. She started writing songs and playing music at seven and also played in the marching band of Boyceville High School. Though she wanted to take her musical interests further, being raised in a small village of 1000 odd people and having no option to shift to a place with better opportunities for music hardly left her with any choice. She then decided to start off with YouTube, like many other young talents.
Initially, she started recording covers in her bedroom with her simple camera and began uploading on YouTube. These included popular songs of artists like Madonna and Rihanna and within six months she started getting noticed. As her viewership grew, Madilyn concentrated on ameliorating her YouTube channel and in that pursuit graduated six months earlier from her high school in 2011.
She joined a YouTube based record label Keep Your Soul Records in 2012 that specialize in development as also distribution of independent artists. There she assisted in producing her own material.
In 2015 she posted her Titanium cover which over couple of years amassed more than 50 million views and around 5 lakhs likes. It was originally sung and released by French DJ and record producer David Guetta in his 2011 album Nothing but the Beat. Her amazing rendition of the song garnered her immense popularity. It was aired on France’s Virgin Radio which in turn fetched her recording contract in France with a Warner Music Group label called PlayOn.
Her popularity furthered with her next cover song Radioactive in 2015 that was originally sung and released by American rock band Imagine Dragons. Her debut album of covers was released in France on October 2 that year titled Muse Box. It included cover songs like Titanium, Radioactive, She Wolf (Falling to Pieces), Hotel California, Believe, Rude, Don't You Worry Child, Mad World, Chandelier, Use Somebody, Bad Blood and Dreams. She then released her third single cover Rude (cover of Canadian band ‘Magic’ ) that year which featured German DJ, actor, musician, YouTube personality and engineer Flula Borg.
Her fourth single, a cover of American singer-actress Cher’s song, Believe, came out in early 2016.
On July 12, 2016, she released her first EP titled Wiser EP that for a change comprises mostly original work than covers. The five tracks of the EP are Wiser, Hate You More, Scars, Survive and Death of Me.
Her cover songs as also originals can be found in many websites like Spotify and Napster.
Her sensational rendition of Titanium and thereafter Radioactive, both in 2015 saw the two cover songs climbing up the charts in France and Belgium giving her immense international recognition and fame.
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