ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Suffern's own Grace VanderWaal won her first Teen Choice award Sunday in Los Angeles against a tough lineup of competition.
VanderWaal was nominated in the category "Choice Next Big Thing" against six other newbies including Jonas Blue, Jax Jones, New Hope Club, Forever in Your Mind, and The Tide.
The forever smiling tween tweeted "Thank you SO much to everyone who helped me become #ChoiceNextBigThing at the @TeenChoiceFOX Awards! Yesterday was a total dream come true."
The awards for the hottest in music, acting, comedy, films, sports, fashion, and internet sites, are decided by teen voters.
The 13-year-old who has been described as just released her latest single, "Sick of Being Told,” this week.
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