Hailing from California and raised in Texas, Madeline Edwards has defied musical boundaries by seamlessly blending jazz, soul, gospel, and country influences to create her distinctive sound. Described by NPR as expressing vulnerability and passion, she has garnered recognition and praise, earning the titles of Spotify’s “Hot Country Artist to Watch,” Apple Music’s “Country Riser,” and CMT’s “Next Women of Country” in the past year.
Recognized as one of NPR’s Top 20 Breaker artists, Edwards’ music has amassed over 13 million streams to date. Her highly anticipated debut album follows an impressive journey that includes captivating performances on major stages alongside some of the biggest stars in the country music genre. Noteworthy appearances include Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Tribute Record with The Highwomen, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, and a recent special guest spot on Chris Stapleton’s All-American Road Show Tour this summer. Edwards also made her debut at the renowned Grand Ole Opry this fall and, just last year, captivated audiences with her television debut at the 2021 CMA Awards, earning praise as one of the most memorable moments of the night according to Billboard.