Who Is Singer Lauren Daigle & Why Her Songs Dominate Christian Music

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Who Is Singer Lauren Daigle & Why Her Songs Dominate Christian Music
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Lauren Daigle made music and song history when Billboard announced her as the Christian & Gospel Charts 2019 Top Christian Artist of the year.

So, who is Lauren Daigle of Hillsong?

Lauren Daigle Is Top Christian Artist contemporary Christian singer who was born on September 9, 1991. She grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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She started singing and studying music at a young age. Daigle is truly a success story when it comes to music and people love her music.

Her song, "You Say" stayed in the Number 1 spot for 73 consecutive weeks before becoming the most streamed on Spotify.

Lauren Daigle is a widely recognized artist among the Christian world and beyond, with Selena Gomez being a huge fan of the artist's music and sound.

Here are 10 interesting facts about Christian singer and songwriter, Lauren Daigle and her successful career in music.

1. Her songs are popular.

Lauren Daigle was nominated for several awards, including the Grammy Awards.

2. Her music comes from the heart.

During the earlier years of her life, Daigle contracted infectious mononucleosis and was held in quarantine in her home. During these times is when she devoted herself to perfecting her art; singing and music.

3. She is popular in both Christian and secular music groups.

This may not sound like anything but regular for an artist nowadays, but Christian artists/groups do not often receive recognition in the secular world. It is amazing to see a woman of Christ breaking barriers in the industry!

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3. She has been attacked on a personal level.

With every bit of information about Daigle being on the bigger screens of everyone's home, speculations of her began to arise when everyone questioned whether or not the singer was a part of the LGBTQ+ community.

You might be thinking, "Who the hell cares what she is? She's an amazing artist!" But unfortunately, there are still a lot of people in the Christian community who have differing opinions about who people choose to love.

4. Lauren Daigle's dating life is very private.

However, with Daigle having such a private life when it comes to her relationship(s), it is hard to confirm nor deny who she is dating at the moment. It has also made way for a lot of rumors to be spread. Regardless, we still stand in this household!

5. She was first signed at the age of 22.

In 2013, Daigle was offered a music contract by Centricity Music. This came after a collaboration with a local band called "The Assembly," which did very well in the U.S. iTunes Store.

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Then she covered a song by Jason Gray entitled, "Nothing Is Wasted".

6. She's performed with other Christian artists.

Her first single was called Light of the World, which was part of an album called Christmas: Joy To The World, and featured other Christian artists who were signed with the same label. After this is when she started becoming more involved in the Christian music world.

Daigle traveled with Aaron Shust and Mikeschair for their fall tour Morning Rises. Soon after the tour was when she released her single: How Can It Be, which reached first place in the list of the Best Christian Albums of Billboard.

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7. She also received a Platinum award by the RIAA.

Daigle won the Cult Song Of The Year at the K-Love Awards for her single How Can It Be.

8. She was also nominated for a Grammy in 2016 for Best Album of Contemporary Christian Music.

In 2016, Daigle released Behold: A Christmas Collection, a Christian album, which reached number 29 on the charts two months later. She went on to tour with Hillsong United for their Outcry Tour.

9. She's on tour.

After collaborating with many artists and touring their shows, it was then when she decided she wanted to have her own. Her first tour, "A Night with Lauren Daigle," sold out every ticket available.

10. Her albums are amazing.

Her recent album Look Up Child received a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album at the 2019 award ceremony.

Some of the songs that helped Daigle rise to fame are You Say, Rescue, Trust In You, How Can It Be, and First.

All of her performances and songs can be found on YouTube, Apple Music, and Spotify Music!

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Destiny Duprey is a writer who covers pop culture and spirituality.

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