New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
At 15 years old, British singer, actress, presenter and social media personality Sophia Grace
today independently releases her brand new single "Number 1
" which features Sony/Columbia UK recording act AJ X Deno.
" is a hypnotic, pop anthem infused with a soaring energy. Sophia's irresistible hooks and choruses give a nod to the pop stylings of singers like Ariana
Grande. The single is the first taste of original music from Sophia
in over a year and embraces the narrative of everyone's first crush.
said: "I'm so excited about this record because I feel like this is my 'coming-of-age' song and it's a completely new sound for me. As I've grown up, my music has matured and I want my supporters to enjoy this journey with me. To make the record special, I asked the up-and-coming hip-hop duo AJ X Deno to join me on the track. This helps to give the song a more developed feel than my previous releases. The lyric video is also out on my YouTube channel now, so I hope everyone enjoys it."
Brownlee is often described as an internet sensation. She has already released five original singles and one EP, which combined have clocked up hundreds of millions of streams including "Best Friends
" which debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. The teen shot into the public's view in 2011 covering Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass
" on YouTube and after being discovered by Ellen
DeGeneres, subsequently appeared regularly on "The Ellen
Before "Why U Mad," Sophia Grace
previously released the original singles "Girls Just Gotta Have Fun" (which has more than 150 million YouTube views); "Best Friends," which saw her debut on the Billboard Hot 100; "Girl In The Mirror" featuring rapper Silento; and "Hollywood," whose video included cameo appearances from various WWE Superstars
and Brie Bella.
has been keeping busy conducting interviews on her YouTube channel with Hollywood movie stars like Chris Pratt and Bryce Howard
("Jurassic World"); Benedict Cumberbatch
War"); and Lily James
("Mamma Mia 2 Here We Go Again").
Grace's Social Media Stats:
YouTube: 3.1 million subs / 605 million views total
Instagram: 1.2 million / 30k/50k per story
Facebook: 1.3 million
Musical.ly: 3 million
Snapchat: 50k per story