VIDEO DIRECTED BY FRANK GATSON JR.
Sophia Grace will release her brand new single ‘Why U Mad’ on October 13. The song tackles the subject of online bullying, a subject very close to Sophia’s heart.
The accompanying video was directed and choreographed by Frank Gatson Jr. (Beyoncé, Usher). The song was written and produced by London duo Da Beat Freakz (Sean Paul, Usher, Kat Deluna).
Sophia Grace said: “Having been in the spotlight since I was very young, I know all about the negative comments and abuse you get from people online. ‘Why U Mad’ is my message to those people, and to anyone who’s experienced anything similar – Hold your head up high, be proud of who you are, and don’t let the bullies get you down”
Sophia Grace Brownlee is often described as an internet sensation. At just 14 years of age she has already released two original singles which have clocked up hundreds of millions of streams. Having shot into the spotlight in 2011, covering Nicki Minaj’s ‘Super Bass’ on YouTube and subsequently appearing on The Ellen Show.
Following this, Sophia Grace hit the red carpet as a correspondent, became a New York Times best-selling author for her Children’s book ‘Tea Time with Sophia Grace and Rosie’, and star in a motion picture ‘Sophia Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure’.
Before releasing ‘Why U Mad’, Sophia Grace launched two original singles ‘Girls Just Gotta Have Fun’ (which clocked up over 150 million YouTube views), and ‘Best Friends’ which saw her debut on the Billboard Hot 100.
Earlier this year, Sophia Grace was signed up as a judge on ABC’s ‘The Toy Box’ competition reality show.
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