Zoe Wees: 5 Things To Know About YouTube Star Performing at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

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November 24, 2021 1:15PM EST

The YouTuber and vocalist volition marque her Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade debut connected Turkey Day. Find retired much astir the rising popular vocalist here!

A fig of musicians assistance families observe Thanksgiving each twelvemonth arsenic portion of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade successful New York City, and singer Zoe Wees, 19, volition marque her debut with the parade connected Thursday November 25. She volition execute connected The Brick-changer interval by The Lego Group. She volition beryllium 1 of the youngest singers connected the parade, which volition besides diagnostic iconic musicians similar the set Foreigner, Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland, and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth. Find retired everything you request to cognize astir Zoe here.

Zoe, 19, connected the reddish carpet for the AMAs. (Rob Latour/Shutterstock)

1. Zoe is German

Zoe was calved and raised successful Hamburg, Germany, and arsenic a kid she was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy (BRE), which is simply a signifier of epilepsy that galore children outgrow. She sang astir her acquisition with BRE successful her 2020 song “Control.” She opened up astir her acquisition with epilepsy and however fans reached retired aft “Control” dropped successful a 2020 interrogation with London In Stereo. “I got a batch of messages from fans who person epilepsy themselves. Many of them sent maine precise agelong and intimate stories of their conflict with losing control. It touches maine precise profoundly and shows maine that the opus is peculiar for them,” she said. The “Control” euphony video has gained implicit 50 cardinal views on YouTube since it was released successful March 2020.

2. She was connected ‘The Voice Kids’

While Zoe regularly posts connected her YouTube channel, she really made her TV debut successful 2017, arsenic portion of the German Voice spin-off The Voice Kids, where she joined German singer Sasha’s team for the 5th season. She was eliminated during the show’s 3rd phase.

3. She performed astatine the AMAs

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is not her archetypal large quality successful the United States. Zoe was featured astatine the 2021 American Music Awards connected Sunday November 21, erstwhile she performed her caller azygous “Girls Like Us.” She gave a jaw-dropping glamorous performance, wherever she was accompanied by dancers of each types for her female-empowerment anthem! She sported a ample achromatic hoodie, but truly popped with tons of orangish successful her outfit. She had orangish sweatpants and a matching bandana astir and had long, matching braids to necktie the full look together.

4. She released her debut EP successful May

Zoe dropped her archetypal EP Golden Wings on May 21, 2021. The opus features some “Girls Like Us” and “Control,” which has since been certified Gold by the RIAA. In summation to the singles, it besides features the songs “Hold Me Like You Used To”, “Ghost” and “Overthinking.” Zoe doesn’t look similar she’s slowing down anytime soon though. She’s released a fistful of much singles since the EP came out. Since then, she’s released remixes and antithetic versions of songs connected the EP, but she followed it up with the opus “That’s How It Goes,” with R&B singer 6LACK connected September 24.

5. She launched an interrogation bid connected her YouTube channel.

Zoe kicked disconnected a treatment bid connected YouTube connected November 4, called “Learning to Love Myself.” The bid features Zoe having discussions with immoderate of her favourite singers. So acold she has released 3 episodes. The archetypal occurrence featured Tate McRae, whose opus “You Broke Me First” Zoe has covered. The 2nd occurrence featured 6LACK, and the 3rd occurrence featured Jessie J, and Zoe dropped a screen of Jessie’s opus “I Want Love,” soon after.