Tate McRae

Unveiling the Rise of Tate McRae: From So You Think You Can Dance to Music Stardom”

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In a year where Tate McRae graced the world, her career has reached new heights, thanks to the success of her singles “Greedy” and “Exes.” With a carefree attitude and Y2K-inspired music videos, McRae is now gearing up for the release of her upcoming album, “Think Later.” For those who are just discovering her, the question arises: How did Tate McRae achieve fame?

Here’s the backstory.

Tate McRae’s Journey to Fame

Tate McRae’s journey to stardom didn’t initially begin in the realm of music. The Canadian artist first captured the public’s attention as a dancer on the reality competition series, “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation.” Remarkably, at the age of 12, she became the first Canadian finalist and secured the third-place spot in 2016.

Amidst the challenges presented by the pandemic, McRae transitioned to the music scene and initiated her rise through the influential platform of TikTok. Despite her newfound success, McRae remained grounded, showcasing her versatility. Her journey culminated with a recent performance on the iconic Saturday Night Live stage.

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Reflecting on her early experiences, McRae shared in a May interview, “Getting to train in LA for two and a half months and doing that at just twelve years old, the whole experience was incredible. Being in front of cameras and doing interviews, it was really good exposure at a young age… I remember feeling like ‘I need to do something to make sure I’m still challenging myself.’ So, I started posting weekly videos of myself dancing and choreographing.”

As the anticipation builds for her album “Think Later,” set to release on 12/8 via RCA, Tate McRae’s journey from dance prodigy to a rising music sensation continues to captivate audiences worldwide. Stay tuned for more on her evolving story.