Sophia Grace from 'the Ellen Show' Is All Grown up and Looks Unrecognizable
Gaining recognition after posting a cover of Nicki Minaj's Super Bass, Sophia Grace has grown up and her music appears to have also grown by leaps and bounds.
Seven years after the singer became a viral star with her cousin Rosie McClelland, Sophia Grace has certainly grown as an artist. Grace still seems to have the super bass down at 15.
What's more, her Instagram reveals that the former "Ellen DeGeneres Show" regular still has her signature personality, too.
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Her music career is going strong and when she released her single, "Why U Mad," not only was she was addressing the real issue of online bullying, something that is close to her heart but also displaying her new level of maturity.
“Why U Mad is my message to those people, and to anyone who's experienced anything similar - Hold your head up high, be proud of who you are, and don't let the bullies get you down."
Having been in the spotlight from a young age, she understands everything about the kind of negative comments and abuse one gets from people online.
The video for the song was directed and choreographed by Frank Gatson Jr, while it was written and produced by the London production team Da Beat Freaks.
Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland from Essex, England, gained popularity after posting the cover on YouTube on September 19, 2011.
The video has gained more than 53 million views as of January 2018.
The duo was first interviewed by Ellen DeGeneres on her show in October 2011. They then became regular recurring cast members on the show.
The then eight-year-old and five-year-old girls hosted their own segment called "Tea Time with Sophia Grace & Rosie."
The duo has interviewed celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Hugh Grant, and Julie Bowen, among others.
The segment won Sophia & Rosie The Choice Webstar at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards.
Red carpet events such as the Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and the MTV Video Music Awards, saw the pair attending as correspondents for "Ellen."
The internet sensation had already released four original singles by the age of 14.
She was also a New York Times best-selling author of children's book "Tea Time with Sophia Grace and Rosie" and starred in her very own movie, "Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventures."