|Maddie & Tae|
Number of songs: 4 | Total weeks on charts: 47
Appearing in a total number of: 8 charts | Total period running: 292 days
Maddie & Tae is an American country music duo composed of vocalists Madison Marlow and Taylor Dye. The duo is signed to Republic and Dot.
Madison and Taylor are very close friends. The two began working with representatives of Big Machine Records and songwriter Aaron Scherz. They first performed under the name "Sweet Aliana". After finishing high school, the two moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to begin their musical career. Little did they know how their life would change on St. Patrick's Day of 2014 when Maddie said how she felt bad for the girls in many of 2013 and 2014's country hits. Teaming up with Aaron, they spilled out all of their feelings in the sassy and hilarious "Girl in a Country Song." In 2014, Big Machine revived the Republic and Dot name for a new imprint. Maddie & Tae were confirmed as the first signees of the label in June 2014. It reached number 1 on the Country Airplay chart.
They wrote their debut single, "Girl in a Country Song", with Scherz, who co-produced it with Dann Huff. The song is a criticism of the bro-country trend of 2013 and 2014. "Girl in a Country Song" debuted at #58 on the Country Airplay chart dated for the week ending July 19, 2014. After 23 weeks, it reached Number One for the chart dated December 20, 2014. It became the first debut single by a female duo to reach Number One since The Wreckers did it in 2006 with "Leave the Pieces" and only the second in history. Maddie and Tae released their self-titled EP on November 4th, 2014. It featured "Girl in a Country Song" as well as 3 new tracks: "Sierra", "Fly", and "Your Side of Town". Maddie and Tae co-wrote all 4 tracks. It has sold about 12,000 copies so far. It reaced #28 on the US Country chart, and #1 on the US Heat.
Their second single “Fly” was released in January 2015. Maddie and Tae have said they "wanted their 2nd single to be a lot different from "Girl in a Country Song" It made its television debut when they performed the song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Their debut album released on August 28, 2015.
Madison Kay Marlow (born July 7, 1995, from Sugar Land, Texas)
Taylor Elizabeth "Tae" Dye (born September 18, 1995, from Ada, Oklahoma)
Start Here - August 28, 2015
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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