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Bea Miller Brings Some Fresh 'Young Blood' to Yahoo

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When we last saw Bea Miller (known as the more formal "Beatrice" at the time), she was sobbing her little eyes out on a Thanksgiving-night elimination episode of The X Factor Season 2. (Worst. Thanksgiving. Ever.) But now, a little less than two years later, Bea finds herself with much to be thankful for.

Now a 15-year-old Instagram sensation and budding pop-rock star, the more grown-up but sassy-as-ever Bea is signed to Hollywood Records, in conjunction with Simon Cowell's Syco label. Her debut EP Young Blood just went to #2 on the iTunes Pop Charts and #64 on the Billboard 200, and with a full album forthcoming, the future is looking bright for the artist formerly known as Beatrice.

Citing hard-charging influences like Nirvana and Taylor Momsen's Pretty Reckless as influences, Bea Miller isn't your typical reality-show singer or child star, but that's what makes her so awesome. Bea recently stopped by Yahoo Music, sporting an ice-blonde choppy bob, grungy plaid, and badass Doc Martens, and she rocked for us, acoustic-style. And she proved she really does have the "X factor," even if it won't be long before she's made a name for herself outside of Simon Cowell's old show.

Check out Bea's performances and amusingly mouthy interview here!

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