Meet Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler!
Ages: 13, 12
Fun Fact: Maddie and Mackenzie hosted TigerBeat’s Official Teen Choice Pre-Party.
Why They’re Nominated: These dazzling sisters got their start as dance students turned reality stars on the Lifetime series “Dance Moms.” Maddie pirouetted her way into fame as the star of Sia’s “Chandelier” music video and is now set to join the singer on the North American leg of her tour. Meanwhile, Mackenzie’s making a name for herself as singer Mack Z.
TB: What’s your ultimate career goal?
Mackenzie: I would love to have my own TV show and include my music. I definitely want to continue acting and singing.
TB: When did you realize you wanted to turn your passion for singing into a career?
Mackenzie: When I was 9, I started singing more. I took voice lessons and realized how much I liked it. I was a huge Hannah Montana fan. I loved her records and wanted to make my own recordings.
TB: What’s your favorite part about working with Sia?
Maddie: My favorite part about working with Sia is everything really. Whenever I’m with her and her team, it makes me feel so happy. We’ve all become such a big family, so we always feel comfortable around each other. I love everyone dearly, especially Sia!
TB: What would you say to someone who doesn’t think young people can be as successful as you have been?
Maddie: I believe if you want to be successful then you will achieve it with hard work and dedication. Don’t ever let anyone try to knock you down! With having that mind set and being focused, someday you will live your dream! That’s what I did.
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