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TikToker Goes Country: Tayler Holder Talks New Music and Defying Perception

In an age where social media reigns supreme, it's no wonder that the stars on heavily-used platforms are becoming celebrities in their own right. Tayler Holder has over six million Instagram followers and a staggering 20 million followers on TikTok. After starting his own music career a couple of years ago, Holder is ready to make his mark with country music. While in New York City, he sat down with The Nash News to talk about new music and his desire for people to see who he really is.

Holder grew up in Dallas, Texas where country music was prevalent. "I listened to country music my whole life. Growing up and even till now. Every time I get into the car everyone's like 'Play Drake or play someone else.' I listen to country music and worship music, that's all I listen to," Holder shares. The singer also named Luke Combs, Morgan Wallen, and Parker McCollum has his current favorites to listen to.

McCollum has proved to be more than a favorite of Holder's since the two have become friends and even wrote together. Holder was in Nashville during CMA Fest, where McCollum came to his rescue. "I was only supposed to be there for two da