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YouTube Sensation Macy Kate Makes Mainstream Splash

Updated: Thursday, December 12 2013, 11:59 PM CST
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NASHVILLE, TN -- Several years ago 15 year old Florida based singer songwriter Macy Kate decided to take her talents to YouTube.
She posted videos here and there, but it was this a medley of P!nk songs that in one month got more than one million views. "My page was booming with subscribers, it's awesome" says Macy.

Macy decided to release another cover. This one got triple the clicks in much less time. "We put it out and the first two weeks we had one million views. In 3 weeks it had 3 million views." says Macy.

Covers of popular songs now fill her music channel, but Macy loves writing her own music as well. "My sound is pop and soul but in LIVE shows we do a little electronic too. So it has a dubstep feeling. Not really in one place." she says.
Currently Macy is picking through dozens of originals to put on her very first full length album. While YouTube has certainly prepared her, she was also on The X factor Season Two. "I got good feedback, especially from LA Reid."

Since then Macy has signed with a booking agent, manager and is searching for a label home. While The X Factor pushed her, she said none of her success would be possible if she hadn't taken her talents to the web.

To check out all of Macy's YouTube videos CLICK HERE YouTube Sensation Macy Kate Makes Mainstream Splash

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