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Maddie & Tae Happy to Have Fans Look Up to Them

The country girl duo have put out singles that represent strength in women and focus on the self-worth of a woman, like "Girl in a Country Song" and their new single, "Sierra."

Written by Kelly Brickey
Maddie & Tae Happy to Have Fans Look Up to Them
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At one point or another, it seems like every artist has their one inspiration that they look to as a role model. Sometimes throughout the course of their careers, these artists find themselves in that role for many of their listeners. Maddie & Tae have reached that point and could not be happier about it.

The country girl duo have put out singles that represent strength in women and focus on the self-worth of a woman. Thinking of hits like “Girl in a Country Song” or “Fly” are perfect examples of how the two incorporate their powerful message into song and the impact it has made on their fans is priceless to them.

As they were once young girls trying to find guidance from country role models like Taylor Swift and Shania Twain whom they looked up to, Maddie & Tae feel honored to be in that position now thanks to their careers.

“Yeah, female singers that at the time we would look at them and think, ‘Oh my gosh, their life is a dream and they must have it perfect every single day.’ And now that we’re actually in it, we do have struggles and it’s cool to see that, young girls are looking at us like we looked at Lee Ann Womack and Shania Twain. I mean, I don’t think we ever thought, whenever we were fifteen years old, that girls would be looking at us like that. But, it’s a really cool feeling,” said Tae.

Even their new single, “Sierra,” is an anthem for girls to stand up for themselves against all the rude and negative people they face in their lives. While they may be young, Maddie & Tae still know a lot for their age and use it to inspire their fans as much as they can.

Maddie & Tae will perform alongside Tyler Farr, Jerrod Niemann, Michael Ray and Canaan Smith for a concert to benefit victims and their families through the OneOrlando Fund on June 21.