TATE MCRAE RELEASES NEW TRACK & MUSIC VIDEO FOR “r u ok” TODAY
HIT SINGLE “you broke me first” HAS OVER 500 MILLION STREAMS
Singer Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List For 2021 As The Youngest Musician As Well As Pandora’s Artists To Watch 2021 List
(New York, New York – December 10, 2020) – Rising global singer/songwriter Tate McRae releases her latest track and music video for “r u ok” today via RCA Records (listen/watch here). Co-written with Bryan Fryzel (Blackbear, Machine Gun Kelly) and Elizabeth Lowell Boland (Hailee Steinfield, Madison Beer), the ukulele driven track shows another side to Tate’s already impressive repertoire.
“‘r u ok’ is a song that I never thought I’d write,” says McRae. “It has a very sassy and feisty tone, which made it a challenge to dive into that perspective – as I think I’m quite the opposite. I love that in this song there is a lot of emotional meaning behind the lyrics, with very trappy, bright and contrasting production at the same time.”
Tate’s current single, “you broke me first” continues to dominate all over the globe. The track currently has over 500 million streams worldwide and helped Tate to secure her spot in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart and on the Hot 100 Chart. The track is currently Top 25 at Top 40 radio and Top 10 on Mediabase’s Dance Airplay Chart and continuing to rise. Overseas, the track peaked at #3 in the UK and has been in the Top 10 on the chart for two months. It’s also Top 25 on various singles charts in 12 countries. The track is platinum in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Singapore and Sweden and gold in the US, UK, Indonesia & Malaysia.
Mixing her vocal ability with her unparalleled dance moves, Tate performed the single on the MTV’s European Music Awards (watch here) as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live! in October (watch here) and the VMA Pre-show (watch here) in August. She was also named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2021 as the youngest musician on the list as well as Pandora’s Artists To Watch 2021 list and included on Billboard’s 21 Under 21 One’s To Watch list.
About Tate McRae
In just over a year, singer/songwriter/dancer Tate McRae has become the artist on the rise. She currently has over 2.8 million subscribers and over 325 million video views on YouTube and has nearly 1 billion combined on demand streams to date. She’s been named one of YouTube’s Artist on the Rise, MTV’s Push Artist for July, received a nomination for a 2020 MTV Video Music Award and has performed on the pre-show at this year’s awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live! And The 2020 MTV EMA’s.
She released her debut EP all the things i never said, in January which features her standout tracks “stupid” “tear myself apart,” “all my friends are fake,” and “that way” as well as additional tracks “vicious” ft. Lil Mosey, “don’t be sad” and “lie to me” ft. Ali Gatie. She has received a praise from a number of publications including Fader, Variety, Idolator, Wonderland, NME, iD, Seventeen, E! Young Hollywood, just graced the cover of UK’s Dork Magazine and so much more.
Tate McRae hails from Calgary, Canada after living in Oman until she was 6 years old. She made a name for herself as a competitive dancer placing second runner up on Season 13 of the FOX series So You Think You Can Dance, achieved the “The Best Dancer” honor three times at the prestigious Dance Awards, and hit the stage for performances on Ellen, The Teen Choice Awards, and beyond. Not to mention, she lent her voice to NETFLIX’s animated Lalaloopsy in the role of Spot Splatter Splash. Tate launched her YouTube channel and her “Create with Tate” music series where she has been consistently releasing original music (check out some here).
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