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Hailee Steinfeld released the official music video for her new single, “Wrong Direction” earlier today. The Academy Award-nominated actress and multi-platinum recording artist released the song on New Year’s Day and we featured it on our weekly “Songs of the Week” roundup last Friday.

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The music video was directed by Alexandre Moors (Miley Cyrus, Kendrick Lamar) and Hailee leaves it all on the table in an emotional and vulnerable performance that expresses the message of the song beautifully.

“Wrong Direction” is the first release by Hailee Steinfeld in 2020 with a promise of much more music to come this year. Check out the video and let us know what you think!

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More About Hailee Steinfeld

Republic Records multi-platinum recording artist Hailee Steinfeld quickly cemented herself as a force to be reckoned within pop music by releasing a series of certified hits. In addition to her breakout double-platinum debut single “Love Myself,” her growing discography encompasses the triple-platinum hit “Starving,” and platinum-certified singles “Most Girls” and “Let Me Go.” To date, Steinfeld has amassed a total of nearly 8 billion streams globally and joined artists like Katy Perry, Charlie Puth, and Meghan Trainor on tour.

In addition to her thriving music career, Steinfeld is an Academy Award® nominated actor. She made her big-screen debut in 2010 with the Coen Brothers’ “film True Grit,” which she earned an Oscar® nomination for. In 2015 she starred in the blockbuster “Pitch Perfect 2” and in 2016, she starred in “The Edge of Seventeen” with a performance that earned two Critics’ Choice® Award nominations and a Golden Globe® nomination. And in 2017, she returned with her starring role in the blockbuster “Pitch Perfect 3,” accompanied by three Teen Choice Award nominations for her work in both film and music. In 2017, Steinfeld also won “Best Push Artist” at the MTV EMAs,’s “Top Covered Artist” award at the Billboard Music Awards, and was honored by Variety with the “Crossover Artist” award at its annual Hitmakers event.

In 2018, Steinfeld starred in Paramount’s blockbuster “Bumblebee.” In support of the release, the multi-faceted artist also released “Back To Life,” an original song from the film’s soundtrack. What’s more, she voiced the character of “Spider-Gwen” in the Academy Award ® winning film “Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse.” Most recently, she starred and served as executive producer of “Dickinson” on Apple TV+.

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