3 Mar 2014

Chart topper

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:21 pm on 3 March 2014

Breaking into the music industry is always a tough ask and particularly so when you're trying to make it big in a language that's not your native tongue. Nineteen-year-old Laurence Larson is doing just that, writing, singing and playing pop music but in Mandarin. The young Aucklander is quickly gaining a fan base in mainland China with his music, having amassed more than three million views with his seven online songs.