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Grace VanderWaal Reveals The True Story Behind Her New Song 'Moonlight' & It's Video

Grace VanderWaal Reveals The True Story Behind Her New Song 'Moonlight' & It's Video

If you look closely, Grace VanderWaal is telling a big and important story with her new song and video for “Moonlight”.

The musician spoke to Rookie mag about how she connected a friends’ struggle with depression to her music.

“It’s something a lot of people are afraid to talk about and they shouldn’t [be afraid] because it’s a real thing and it happens to the best of us—it happens to a lot of people—and the song was heavily inspired by that,” she says.

Grace goes on to talk about how her friends’ struggle really spoke to her.

“Honestly, it’s a really hard process,” Grace says. “If someone’s going through that, they’re not thinking clearly. They’re kind of in their own world.”

She adds, “If you try to talk to them, they’ll probably get angry at you, but you just have to try to get them involved and understand what’s happening. They are the one who decides if they get better or not.”

Check out the BTS video of Grace‘s “Moonlight” video below:

Grace VanderWaal Drops a Magical Music Video For 'Moonlight' - Watch Now!

Grace VanderWaal Drops a Magical Music Video For 'Moonlight' - Watch Now!

Grace VanderWaal has just dropped her much-anticipated “Moonlight” music video!

In the video, the reigning AGT winner goes throughout the city, as she’s heading to school and dreaming of a party.

“The whole song just naturally happened,” she told Rookie about the visual. “It’s a visual song, that’s what makes it good.”

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Grace adds, “It’s almost like watching a movie in your mind when you hear it. I think it’s a kind of story effect, about walking down memory lane and thinking about just last year and feeling so magical.”

Grace VanderWaal's First Music Video is Coming So Soon

Grace VanderWaal's First Music Video is Coming So Soon

Grace VanderWaal is having a big week!

The 13-year-old reigning America’s Got Talent champion is not only up for the 2017 Teen Choice Awards for “Next Big Thing,” but she is also releasing her first-ever music video in just six days time.

“SO excited to share that the #Moonlight video comes out a week from today!” she tweeted yesterday (July 13), so mark your calendars: July 20 is the release date.

“My first music video comes out in less than a week!!” she tweeted again this morning.

She sounds so excited — and we don’t blame her! We can’t wait to see what her first music video will look like.

Grace VanderWaal's Treehouse Dream is Finally Coming to Life!

Grace VanderWaal's Treehouse Dream is Finally Coming to Life!

Grace VanderWaal‘s will-it-or-won’t-it treehouse saga has been going on for some time (the project stalled because she lacked the necessary trees in her yard and was looking into an alternate location.)

Finally, it seems, the treehouse is happening! Back in March Grace instagrammed a photo of a man in a “Nelson” sweatshirt, suggesting the project was in the works, and today she tweeted confirmation.

“It’s finally happening – I’m getting my dream treehouse thanks to @TheTreehouseMan!!!! You’ll see it on @AnimalPlanet later this summer,” she wrote.

“It’s finally happening guys! We waited so long,” she shouts in the video.

We’re so happy for her — and we will definitely be watching to see the reveal!

Digital Creators Collins Key, Rudy Mancuso & More Hit Up VidCon!

Digital Creators Collins Key, Rudy Mancuso & More Hit Up VidCon!

Collins Key and Rudy Mancuso show off their amazing skills on stage during #YouTubeOnstage at 2017 VidCon this week.

The two social stars and digital creators were joined by many others in repping YouTube at the event last night (June 21) held in Anaheim, Calif.,

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While Collins showed off his magic skills and Rudy wowed us with his performance, other speakers and performers at the event included Grace VanderWaal, Joey Graceffa and Tyler Oakley.

Miranda Sings, JoJo Siwa, and Brooklyn & Bailey were also at the event.

Did you hear Brooklyn and Bailey‘s big news?! Check it out on JJJ right now!

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Grace VanderWaal is Fan-Girling Over Meeting Youtuber Miranda Sings IRL

Grace VanderWaal is Fan-Girling Over Meeting Youtuber Miranda Sings IRL

Colleen Ballinger, creator of the hilarious lipsticked character Miranda Sings, is a fan-favorite Youtube personality — and she has a fan in singer Grace VanderWaal.

“Still can’t believe I finally met the famus @colleenb123 @mirandasings!!!!,” Grace tweeted this morning. “She’s InCreDiBal. #VidConUS #YouTubeOnStage.”

Of course, she accompanied her post with several lipstick emojis — because what else?

Grace has had the opportunity to meet a number of influential people since winning America’s Got Talent, from dueting with Jason Mraz at the Special Olympics to freakout out over High School Musical star Monique Coleman.

We wouldn’t HATE to see a collab between these two, either.

Grace VanderWaal Has Us Dancing With New Song 'Moonlight' - Listen Here & Get The Lyrics!

Grace VanderWaal Has Us Dancing With New Song 'Moonlight' - Listen Here & Get The Lyrics!

Grace VanderWaal has blessed all our Wednesdays with a brand new song called “Moonlight”.

The reigning America’s Got Talent champion dropped the song after teasing it just last week before her quick trip to Japan.

The youthful song features a stomping beat that complements her signature ukulele sound and she’ll be performing the track today on VidCon’s #YouTubeOnStage!

Grace shared the meaning behind the song, saying, “’Moonlight’ is about somebody you know very well changing unnaturally over time right in front of you and pushing you away, so you want to help bring them back to their original self.”

Listen below and grab it on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play now!

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Grace VanderWaal Announces Brand New Single 'Moonlight' - Sneak Peek Here!

Grace VanderWaal Announces Brand New Single 'Moonlight' - Sneak Peek Here!

Grace VanderWaal is blessing our ears with brand new music!

The reigning America’s Got Talent winner and musician is putting out a brand new single next week and JJJ is so excited!

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Grace teased the news last week to fans on social media, before making the big announcement today.

“Couldn’t be more excited to share that my brand new song #Moonlight comes out a week from today,” she wrote.

Check out the sneak peek and gorgeous cover art below!

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