Twelve-year-old internet sensation Tegan Marie has gained massive attention online with some of her country music covers. Her most recent video singing Luke Bryan’s “Huntin, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Everyday” has already gained 3 million views. She may be young but her voice is incredible. Her most recent single “Lucky Me” is the perfect example of everything she has to offer. The world is loving Tegan Marie!
Where are you answering these questions from and what are you wearing?
I am answering these questions from my house in Flint, Michigan. It’s pretty hot here right now so I’m wearing a tank top and some blue jean shorts!
What’s your official title and the favorite thing about what you do?
My favorite thing would have to be performing in front of anyone and knowing that I’m not only making myself happy, but other people happy as well.
What are three things you CANNOT live without?
Singing (obviously), my phone (laughs) and Guitar.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
Well since its summer, I don’t really wake up in the morning but the first thing I do is get ready for the day. I do my makeup and then warm up my voice.
What’s your favorite cartoon character?
My favorite cartoon character would have to be Minnie Mouse hands down.
What’s the hardest life lesson you’ve learned?
The hardest life lesson I’ve learned would be finding out who your true friends are.
Do you find it harder in today’s music industry to be a female artist?
Actually no I don’t! All you have to do is be confident and be you! #GirlPower
Favorite place to shop?
Favorite place would be Aeropostale or Rue21.
Who influences you musically?
My idol would have to be Kelsea Ballerini. She doesn’t let anyone bring her down. She’s such a great musician.
If you could duet with any male artist who would you pick and why?
Obviously Hunter Hayes aka: my future husband! It would be such an honor. He’s an incredible artist and person himself.
Do you have a favorite place to perform?
My favorite place to always perform is my hometown, Flint Michigan!
What’s one gift you will never forget?
Number one gift is definitely SweetyHigh because they are the ones who are making my dreams come true! If it weren’t for them, I wouldn’t even be answering these questions.
What current event has your eyes and ears? What are you doing about it?
Actually my hometown Flint, Michigan is going through a tough time with the water crisis. All the proceeds from my newest single “Lucky Me” are going straight to the Hurly Children’s Hospital in Flint for the children that have been affected by the Flint water crisis.
What inspires your fashion style?
Country music of course. Gotta have that cute flannel, some jeans and cowboy boots.
What’s one superpower you wish you had?
I would LOVE to fly. I mean, who wouldn’t love to fly especially on a unicorn of course.
You’re making your favorite sandwich…what’s on it?
Peanut Butter and Jelly. Yaaass!
Name one artist of any genre besides country that you are a fan of and tell us why?
Justin Timberlake. I think even country people love his music. Such a great performer.
What makes you laugh out loud?
To be honest when I mess up. I’ll start talking gibberish and just laugh with my band.
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