Madison Taylor Baez Is Excited To Play Her Idol: Selena Quintanilla

Madison Taylor Baez dished on what her role, Selena, means to her and her family. She touched on how much she loves singing and even shared some of her favorite artists like Bruno Mars & Adele!

Bryant Santos

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: July 14th, 2020 7:33 pm pst

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O say, we can see a bright young star and her name is Madison Taylor Baez. Madison has been dubbed “The Anthem Girl” thanks to her stunning performances of the national anthem in front of huge sports crowds, but singing is not her only one note.

Madison has performed for the likes of Dodgers, Rams, Lakers, Kings, and Galaxy fans across Los Angeles, but she is also an accomplished actress and overall entertainer.

While she shared that she absolutely loves singing, Baez also touched on how nervous she gets when performing in front of huge crowds.

“It’s actually really nerve-wracking because I’m singing in front of thousands of people…I get the microphone in my hand and I say ‘You know what Maddie, you’ve got this!’ and I do great!”

Madison has also appeared on shows like Kids Say The Darndest Things, where she performed and received a standing ovation, and even got to do impressions for Tiffany Haddish!

“I got to talk with her. She’s so great, I love her. I even got to do impressions for her. She made me laugh and feel really comfortable.”

When she’s not singing her heart out, Madison is also working hard in the commercial acting world and has even worked on 11 national commercials in the last two years!

Now, she’s gearing up for her breakout acting role, which is really close to her heart as she will be portraying Young Selena in the upcoming Netflix hit Selena: The Series.

Madison shared all the details about this exciting new role and just how much Selena Quintanilla means to her and her family.

“I couldn’t believe I got to play one of my idols Selena Quintanilla. I love how I got to play Young Selena because we’re really alike. We’re both singers and performers and our dads both introduced us to music. We even started learning Spanish at the same age!”

While Selena is one of her many musical idols, Madison also shared other incredible acts that she admires like Bruno Mars, Meghan Trainor, Adele, The Jersey Boys, and The Jackson 5.

We’re so excited to see what’s next for Madison and whether it be an album in the works or more incredible acting work, we know she’ll shine as bright as the fireworks on the Fourth of July.

If you’re as excited for Selena: The Series as we are, and want to see what Madison is up to in quarantine, check her out on Instagram @madisonbaezmusic and on Twitter @madisonbaez10.

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About The Author:

Bryant Santos is a Social Media Manager and pop culture enthusiast with a passion for fashion and television. As a host for AfterBuzz TV, Bryant loves to bring you all the juiciest news and gossip about your favorite TV shows and celebs. Bryant brings his bubbly personality, quick wit, and an insightful LGBT perspective to many AfterShows including wrestling, teen dramas, sci-fi/fantasy, and more!

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