Canadian singer-songwriter from Vancouver Island and former American Idol contestant Lauren Spencer-Smith has signed with UMG’s Island Records and Republic Records. She started buzzing last November when her song “Fingers Crossed” become a TikTok smash.
Before signing, her self released track Fingers Crossed reached the top 20 in numerous countries, including the US, and peaked within the top ten of the charts in numerous countries including Australia, New Zealand and Spencer-Smith’s native United Kingdom. This was on the back of a demo of the song going viral on TikTok. Spencer-Smith’s rise is similar to Olivia Rodrigo.