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Friday Five: Molly Kate Kestner, Christopher Michael Jensen, and more new Minnesota music videos

Molly Kate Kestner, “Prom Queen” Since she moved to L.A. from Minnesota, 21-year-old Molly Kate Kestner has been writing music with the likes of Kelly Clarkson. It shows in “Prom Queen,” a mighty, brooding pop song. For a triple dose of teen girl glamour politics, watch “Prom Queen” next to HALEY’s “Kismet Kill” and Marina and the Diamonds’ “Teen Idle.” Christopher […]

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Molly Kate Kestner talks about staying grounded—and starting college—after 10 million YouTube views

This past spring, Molly Kate Kestner—an 18-year-old high school senior in Austin, Minnesota—captured the hearts of millions of people with a wildly popular video, recorded off the cuff with a cracked iPhone, of herself singing and playing her original song “His Daughter.” The song, about a young girl who transcends a turbulent family situation thanks […]

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