Watch out, Beyonce, because there’s a new powerhouse vocalist in town! There’s no question that pop darling Madison McWilliams is one to watch on the music scene, and her singer-songwriter vibe will have you hooked from the moment you press play. Her debut EP Madison is full of pop tracks with down-to-earth lyrics written by Madison herself, and she uses her songwriting to spread her ultimate message of girl power, proving that powerful lyrics and pop beats can go hand in hand.

We caught up with Madison to get the scoop on all her latest projects, and she took us back to the beginning of her music journey in a way that was totally unexpected! Hear why we’re loving Madison McWilliams right now, and get a sneak peek of her new single “I’m A Mess” in our interview above!