Back in November, a pop-up event/concert in New Orleans received a lot of criticism from the City of New Orleans, especially from the city’s Mayor LaToya Cantrell.
The organizers of the show didn’t expect the kind of backlash they received. The city officials said that the organizers were made aware of the Covid-19 regulations but that didn’t stop revelers from gathering for the event.
At the center of the controversy was Grammy award-winning Christian singer Lauren Daigle. But the controversy is still far from over. Apparently, Daigle was supposed to perform at The New Year’s Rockin Eve annual event but in seems like the event will no longer be taking place in New Orleans.
Lauren Daigle’s Net Worth is around $6 Million
The 29-year-old Louisiana born singer has become one of the leading voices of contemporary Christian music. She has even won 2 Grammy Awards.
According to celebritynetworth.com, as of 2020, Lauren Daigle has a net worth of approximately $6 Million.
Daigle released her debut album “How Can It Be” be in 2015, the album instantly went on to be a chartbuster. Later in 2018, “You Say”, a single from her 3rd studio album, “Look Up Child”, went on to top the Top Christian Albums chart. The album debuted at No. 3 on Billboard 200, which was the highest-charting for a Christian album by a woman in 20 years.
Lauren Daigle performs at The Voice Finale
The Voice Season 19 Finale featured a series of performances by some of the biggest musicians including Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Dan + Shay, Keith Urban, Pink, Lewis Capaldi, Florida Georgia Line, Nelly, Jason Derulo, 24kGoldn, Iann Dior, Julia Michaels and many more..
In the end, Cartin Rubin was announced as the winner of the 19th season of the hit singing reality show. The 15-year-old Cartin Rubin of Shoreham, New York performed the song ‘The Climb’ as his solo performance and ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’ with coach Gwen Stefani.
Among the guest performances was Lauren Daigle who gave a very soulful performance. She was joined by a string section and 4 background singers. The singer also performed her triple-platinum single “You Say”.
The New Orleans Controversy
The state officials of New Orleans are furious with Mayor LaToya Cantrell as they blame him for the annual event ‘The New Year’s Rockin Eve’ no longer taking place in the city.
Earlier in November, LaToya blamed Lauren Daigle for the chaos at the pop-up Christina event in the city. A video from which showed most people not wearing masks and neither were they social distancing.
And even though a month has passed, the LaToya approached the organizers of the New Years’ event, Dick Clark productions and ABC calling for Daigle to be removed from the performance list. However, Dick Clark productions decided to pull the event from Louisiana and take it somewhere else.