Selena Gomez Loves Lauren Daigle and The Feeling Is Mutual

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Selena Gomez has been an enormous fan of Christian pop artist Lauren Daigle since late 2018. The actress and singer has been by way of rather a lot and has discovered Daigle’s music to be inspiring at simply the precise time.

Selena Gomez on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in Jan. 2020
Selena Gomez on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ in Jan. 2020 | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

Here’s what Gomez has needed to say and Daigle’s response to getting a shout-out from such an influential determine.

When Gomez first heard of Lauren Daigle

The 28-year-old singer first got here to Gomez’s consideration in late 2018. Gomez, herself a singer, songwriter, and actress, was instantly moved by Daigle’s music. As somebody who has not been shy to share her struggles with anxiousness and melancholy, the Ramona and Beezus star has additionally been one to share together with her followers when she’s discovered one thing good. And so she did.

She posted a video on her Instagram in 2018, saying “So, a lot of you asked about anxiety and depression . . . and I want to suggest a song for you to listen to, if you like it. No worries if you don’t.”

“But, as some people know, I like to listen to worship music. And this song, in particular, makes me feel like I’m talking about that feeling, you know like, ‘I’m not going anywhere, I’m just showing up,’ but it’s really hard to not get worked up or upset when you constantly feel that you’re doing the right thing and you’re showing up for people and you’re wanting to be nice, and you’re doing all this stuff, and you’re like, ‘why am I not feeling good?’, you know?”

“So, I’ll stop talking and just suggest this song that I really love, of course it’s by Lauren Daigle, don’t get annoyed that I keep talking about her, but she’s like speaking my language. . . I love you!”

The music Selena Gomez loves a lot

Regularly in contrast vocally to British singer Adele, Lauren Daigle launched her newest album, Look Up, Child in 2018. The music that Selena Gomez so enthusiastically inspired her followers to hearken to was This Girl from that album.

Daigle talked concerning the music at one among her concert events and defined the backstory in 2018 to how she got here to jot down the music.

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“I was in Australia and I saw this word etched in a rock; it was the word ‘home’. I was just so bent, I thought ‘oh my gosh I’m supposed to move to Australia. Yeah it’s my dream come true’. And here I am sitting there just searching for home because I’d been touring for a while and I just felt this little moment of being homesick everywhere I was at, even when I was home.”

“I had a dialog with God about it and he simply stated one thing actually easy. It was ‘Lauren as long as your heart is following me, you’ll by no means be homesick. You’ll by no means be too far gone. As lengthy as you possibly can simply see the best way that I see, so long as you discover that safety in me then you definately’ll by no means have to fret about trying to find dwelling once more.’ “

Lauren Daigle’s response to Gomez’s shout out

Daigle was interviewed by E! on the Billboard Music Awards purple carpet and was jokingly requested, “Is Selena your new agent?”

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The Louisiana-born singer is thrilled to depend the Rare artist as a fan, and now, a friend.

“[Selena] sent me a video of her driving in the car and almost got in a car wreck because she was singing along and videoing herself. Her friend was videoing her but she slammed on the brake because her sensors went off.”

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