Grace VanderWaal on the Moral High Ground

[NOTE: Recently in comments on Grace’s YouTube music videos, a couple of posters have used the term “sellout”, without elaboration. What follows is an exploration of the term and its context, as well as a view as to what puts Grace the Artist beyond such concerns.]...

Grammy’s Best New Artist – By the Numbers

Today we look at current social, streaming, and sales metrics to compare Grace’s numbers to the eight nominees for this year’s Grammy Best New Artist nominees. Be aware that this is not an attempt to re-argue the choices for this year’s nomination class, or to lay...

Awards, Honors and Accolades (Part III)

The second half of the chronological list (September 2017 – present) of selected awards, honors and accolades that Grace has received so far in her short career. Billboard Women in Music 2017 Category: Rising Star December 30, 2017 Comparison: Camila Cabello,...

Awards, Honors and Accolades (Part II)

As a way of putting perspective on the regard Grace holds within the various industries and bases, presented below is the first half of a chronological list (September 2016 – August 2017) of selected awards, honors and accolades that she has received so far in...

Grace VanderWaal: Fender Signature Series Artist

Try this out, see how it sounds: Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Grace VanderWaal… While some musical instrument retailers have already been taking orders for several weeks, and others have yet to list them, Monday the 2nd of October, 2018 is marked as the official...