Nashville, TN (September 16, 2018)
Lauren Daigle’s new album Look Up Child debuted this past week at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, behind only Eminem and Paul McCartney, setting personal and industry chart highs for the Grammy nominated, platinum selling vocalist. The story was different on the digital charts though, as Look Up Child debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes digital sales chart.

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In a week of firsts for her genre, Lauren teamed up with music streaming services such as Amazon, Apple Music and Spotify, to promote Look Up Child with billboards in Times Square and Nashville and even a special Second Line parade in her hometown of New Orleans.

Lauren, who also received a nomination for an American Music Award this past week, has also seen her first single debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #53, No. 5 on Billboard’s all-genre Digital Song Sales List, and No. 2 on the all genre iTunes Chart.  The official video has received over 20 million views in the first few weeks of its release and continues to climb the Billboard charts.

“Music can exist for a moment, and then have the power to live legacies long,” shares Lauren. “I’m so grateful for the opportunity to passionately throw myself into what I love – my music,” she adds.  “This outpouring of support overwhelms me. Thank you to everyone for listening to, and connecting with, Look Up Child. Cheers to a fun future of music making and seeing you all on tour!”

With Look Up Child, Lauren sought to capture the youthful whimsy of childhood and encourage others to maintain that childlike wonder and not lose passion for what they love. Produced by Paul Mabury and Jason Ingram, the ambitions 13-track album is a heartfelt expression of Lauren’s journey to self-discovery. “This Girl” brings details a trying period of her life and offers an assurance that you can never lose who you are. Another track, “Rescue,” offers up hope, stretching from sparse piano into a choir-backed refrain of “I will rescue you.” Meanwhile, the soulful “Still Rolling Stones” shares a battle cry to overcome the obstacles that life presents and ‘rise up.’

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Ross Cluver
Associate Publisher - Managing Editor

Ross Cluver is a 30 year Christian music veteran who has been with CCM Magazine since 1994. He is currently Associate Publisher at Salem Publishing & Managing Editor of CCM. Before coming to CCM, Ross managed the Harvest Rock Syndicate alternative Christian music magazine and also worked in concert promotion, artist management and radio. Send your industry news and press releases to Ross at: info@salempublishing.com

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