BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - North America's next pop star hails from right across the border.
On Thursday, the Canadian teenager, who's taking local airwaves by storm, stopped by our studios.
14-year-old Christian Lalama is quickly building a reputation as the next Justin Bieber, and he just released his newest single, Helicopter.
Christian recently finished touring with the Rock Your Hair Tour. It features young singers and dancers who have become social media sensations.
Even though Christian is quickly gaining traction and a pop star, he says he's also just a regular teenager. "I kind of have a normal life when I'm at home and at school and hanging out with friends, said Christian, "but then there's also the other side where I'm traveling to L.A. and performing. It's kind of stressful but I can deal with it and I love doing it."
Christian follows a long line of singers like Bieber, Shawn Mendes and Carly Rae Jepson who all jump-started their careers on YouTube.