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A Vancouver Island singer continues to take over the pop music scene with a new career milestone, including a performance at Wembley Stadium over the weekend. 

On June 12th, Nanaimo born Lauren Spencer-Smith was one of 22 artists who performed at the Summertime Ball, hosted by the radio station Capital. 

Among the artists were big names such as Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles and David Guetta.

The festival was held at London’s Wembley stadium, the biggest football stadium in the UK and the second biggest in Europe with a capacity of 90,000 people!

Following the performance, Spencer-Smith took to TikTok to express her excitement.

@laurenspencersmith

@Capital thank u for having me🥺❤️

♬ original sound – laurenspencersmith

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. 

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

In January 2022, Spencer-Smith’s face was on a Times Square billboard in New York City, promoting her newest single Fingers Crossed-which reached second place on iTunes at the time, and ranked among the top 20 songs played on Apple Music, Spotify Weekly, and Amazon Music.

Now, Spencer-Smith is singing to thousands of people at one of the world’s most famous stadiums.

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