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A single by a Vancouver Island born artist is blowing up around the world this week!

Fingers Crossed, 18-year-old Lauren Spencer-Smith’s latest single has over 23 million streams on Spotify and is now featured on a massive billboard in Times Square.

In 2019, Nanaimo born Spencer-Smith released her debut album, ‘Unplugged, Vol. 1.’, which earned her a JUNO award nomination for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year. 

In 2020, when Spencer-Smith was only sixteen years old, she auditioned for American Idol and wowed the judges with her talent.

See more: 16-year-old Vancouver Island singer blows away American Idol judges (VIDEO)

Now, her face is on a Times Square billboard in New York City, promoting her newest single Fingers Crossed.

The song was released at the beginning of January, and, as of January 15th had over 23 million streams on Spotify, soared to the number one spot on Itunes as well in the Top 50 Global songs on Spotify and Top 100 songs on Apple Music.

Now, Spencer-Smith has plans to move to LA, a place she’s always dreamed of living in.

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