Danielle Bradbery burst onto the scene in 2013 after she appeared on NBC’s The Voice. At just 16 years old, the Texas native became the youngest to win the competition. Since then, she has released two full length studio albums, an EP and a collection of singles including a bilingual track which came out a couple of years ago. With the release of ‘In Between: The Collection’ earlier this year, Bradbery hinted at a slight change of direction as she began to explore influences outside of country music.
When I pressed on what kind of music she’s listening to now, she simply replied, “All kinds! Country, R&B, Latina music, Hip Hop.” The collection was an accumulation of all her influences and the journey she has been on over the past few years. “All this time I’ve been finding my voice, finding the things I really want to sing about and overall continuing to create who I am. I’ve felt in my heart that I needed to close this last chapter of my music, so I gathered all the songs I’ve put out over the past few years and made In Between: The Collection. The first half of the collection shows my country side—my roots. The second half shows the direction I see my music going—infusing R&B, pop, and rock elements while remaining true to my country core in storytelling and lyric. I make music that I love and let my fans decide what to call it. I want everyone to reminisce on the past few years with me as I get ready to begin this exciting next chapter. And no, I’m not leaving country music.”
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Zoe Hodges, Editor