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Artist of the day: Macy Marshburn




The new season of The X Factor kicked off last night, so let's pay tribute to a local artist who auditioned both last year in Miami and this year in Kansas City: Teenage St. Pete singer MacyKate Marshburn.

With covers of songs by Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson and Jessie J in her repertoire, it's clear Marshburn wants to be a pop star. When the 14-year-old got the chance to audition this year, she said new judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato totally spoke to her demographic.

"I feel like everybody's hyped (to see) Britney Spears, because she hasn't done so much TV recently," said the singer. "A lot of Disney fans are waiting to see Demi, who has had her problems and can really relate to us. It appears to me they have a lot more fun."

For more on the new season of The X Factor, click here for Eric Deggans' story.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 2:21pm]


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