Madison Beer is an emerging Amrican actress and singer. She leaped to fame after the teen heartthrob and pop star Justin Bieber tweeted a link of her cover of the song ‘At Last’ by Etta Jones. In 2012, Bieber had over 25 million followers on his ‘Twitter’account, most of them rushed to view the cover song of the girl who grabbed Bieber’s attention and within weeks Madison became globally famous. She met Justin after her followers multiplied on social media and he signed her onto a recording deal with ‘Island Records’, the same label that he is signed with. She is presently managed by Justin’s manager, Scooter Braun, and has released a handful of singles until now. She has worked with the Australian singer, Cody Simpson, Norwegian singer-songwriter, Ina Wroldsen, and many more. Some of her hit numbers are ‘Unbreakable’, ‘All for Love’ and ‘I Won’t Let You Walk Away’. Madison isn’t just a singer but also a musician, as she can play the guitar, drums and piano. She is currenty working on the release of her debut album that will mostly consist of R&B songs.
Childhood & Early life
Madison Elle Beer was born on 5th March 1999 in Jericho, New York. She is of Jewish and Ashkenazi descent. Her father, Robert Beer, is a luxury home builder, while her mother, Tracie, is an interior designer.
Her parents divorced after her brother Ryder was born. After their divorce, she lives mainly with her mother and visits her father occasionally. Her father later remarried.
Ever since she was born, Madison has loved singing and performing. She always dreamed of becoming a singer and at the same time she picked up playing many instruments such as the piano, drums and the guitar from music books and by learning chords on the internet.
Madison was homeschooled for a few years before she joined ‘Jericho Middle School’ and at thirteen she created a ‘YouTube’ channel and began uploading popular cover songs.
Her cover song choices may have ranged from the songs of Bruno Mars to Adele, but she always added a touch of uniqueness to each song to make it her own.
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Madison published the classic song ‘At Last’ by Etta Jones to her ‘YouTube’ channel on 1st May, 2012. After two months on 17th July, pop star Justin Bieber tweeted a link of the song stating “Wow. 13 years old! She can sing. Great Job.”
Soon after the tweet episode, hundreds of thousands of Bieber’s followers viewed the link and subscribed to her channel. Within weeks, she crossed the 500,000 subscription mark and the teen popstar himself decided to meet her.
The whole incident was like a dream to Madison, she was a Bieber fan and couldn’t believe the consequences of a single post. After meeting with Beiber she signed a deal with the British-American label ‘Island Records’.
Justin even went to the extent to offer her his own manager and she gained a widespread fanbase of her own with her social media accounts on ‘Twitter’ and ‘Instagram’ accumulating a million followers.
Career in Music & Films
Fresh in the industry, Beer gained early success when she was offered to provide vocals for the theme song of ‘We Are Monster High’.
She was presented with another great opportunity when Cody Simpson re-released his song ‘Valentine’ with vocals from Madison. The song was aired on Radio Disney on February, 2013.
Her first single ‘Melodies’ released later that year on 12th September. The music video for the song released samultaneously and featured an appearance by Justin Bieber. ‘Melodies’ is written by Peter Kelleher, Thomas Barnes, Ben Kohn and Ina Wroldsen.
Almost a year later her second single titled ‘Unbreakable’ was released on radio. It was aired on 17th June, 2014 with lyrics written by Eva Bogart, Matt Schwartz, Emanuel Kiriakou and Jessica Ashley and was produced by Andrew Goldstein.
With her first two singles being a success on music charts, her followers on ‘Twitter’ and ‘Instagram’ erupted and crossed over two million.
She featured in DJ Mako’s song ‘I Won’t Let You Walk Away’ which was launched on digital download on 24th February, 2015. In an interview Macko stated that Madison’s voice was perfect for the style of the song.
In 2015, she released two more singles – ‘All for Love’, and ‘Something Sweet’. Both songs had a catchy dance beat that made the songs a favourite at night clubs.
She is presently working on her debut album since the year 2016 and has become a famous ‘Instagramer’ and ‘YouTube’ celebrity. In an interview Beer stated that her first album will comprise mainly of the R&B songs.
She featured in the song ‘I Won’t Let You Walk Away’ with DJ Mako that was placed at number 43 on the ‘US Billboard Hot Dance/ Electric Songs’ and gradually moved up to the number 33 spot.
The song also placed at number 19 on the ‘Dance/Mix Show Airplay charts of United States. ‘I Won’t Let You Walk Ayway’ is her biggest hit until today and was the most requested song on radio after the first week of its launch.
Personal Life & Legacy
Madison began dating pop singer and vine star Jack Gilinsky in 2015. Jack is famous for being a member of the pop singing duo ‘Jack & Jack’.
Many of her fans have mistaken Madison to be dating Justin Bieber. In fact, rumors have been flying across social media that after her breakup with Jack Gilinsky she is dating the pop sensation Justin Bieber. However, both have denied the rumors and insist on being “just good friends”.
In May 2017, Madison Beer reached 9 million followers on her ‘Instagram’ account.