17-YEAR-OLD ARTIST CLAIRE ROSINKRANZ WINS “BEST BREAKTHROUGH SONG” AT FIRST EVER TRENDING: VMA’S
MAKES VMA RED CARPET DEBUT
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New York, NY (September 14th 2021) – This week, 17-year-old Southern California singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Claire Rosinkranz made her red-carpet debut at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards where she won the award for “Best Breakthrough Song” as part of the first ever Trending: VMA’s.
Claire recently released her sophomore EP, 6 OF A BILLION, which offers an unfiltered Gen-Z coming-of-age experience onto quirky D.I.Y. soundscapes. Since its release, the EP has quickly amassed over 30 million global streams. Take a listen to the EP HERE [slowplay/Republic] and check out a live performance of her latest single “Hotel” HERE.
Next month, Claire will embark on her first ever sold-out tour with dates in major cities throughout the country and Canada.
Claire Rosinkranz independently made her mark in 2020 with the self-release of her song “Backyard Boy.” The song exploded on TikTok and went on to become a breakout viral hit, eclipsing over half-a-billion total streams and receiving widespread acclaim courtesy of Rolling Stone, Variety, Coup de Main, Buzzfeed, Genius, and more. OnesToWatch championed her as one of its “Top Artists To Watch in 2021,” while New York Times and Billboard named her breakout anthem “Backyard Boy” among “The Best Songs of 2020.” The song inspired over 3 million TikTok videos and fueled the trailer for Amazon’s The Map of Tiny Perfect Things. To date, the official video has amassed 40 million views!
Her debut EP BeVerly Hills BoYfRiRnd quickly followed via her signing with slowplay/Republic and saw the promising artist collaborate with artists like Jeremy Zucker, Role Model, and Clinton Kane. She also earned the support of peers including Olivia Rodrigo, Tai Verdes, Lexi Jayde, and 347aidan.
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September 14, 2021 12:15pm ET by Pressparty