Lauren Alaina Interview: Country Music Singin’ Newbie Answers 10 Questions for CMNB! Since Lauren Alaina won over the hearts of America and the country music fan base on American Idol, she has been a busy, busy young woman releasing music, touring, performing and making appearances everywhere from the Grand Ole Opry to country music awards shows! Despite being so busy, Lauren took the time to answer ten questions just for CMNB! You can check out the interview below, and also look through our photos from her recent performance at The AMP in Fayetteville, AR! 10 Questions for Lauren Alaina: 1. You’ve had a heck of a year (and more)! What was your favorite moment? There are seriously so many pinch me moments! If I relate this question to touring, I would say when I was on tour with Jason Aldean I got to sing “Dont You Wanna Stay” with him during his set. It was incredible! 2. Your debut album is amazing! What was your favorite part of the recording process? I love the whole vibe of being in the studio. I get to be free and just simply be me. I like to try new things and push myself. It’s always fun to hear back the finished product after you work so hard. 3. Which of your songs do you enjoy performing live the most? My favorite song to do live is probably “Tupelo“. The live version is a lot different than the record. That is probably what is so fun about doing songs live. We worked up some changes and it’s sooo much fun. 4. Since your time of American Idol, a lot has changed. What in your life has stayed the same? My family and friends are still as close to me as they were before, and that’s super important to me. 5. So, you’re obviously a very busy young woman…when you’re not hard at work, what do you like to do for fun? I like to be at home and just enjoy time with friends and family. 6. What are your plans for the future? I strive everyday to be the best person I can be. I take my life day by day. I don’t know exactly what the future holds but I’m completely prepared for it. I am a senior in high school so I am definitely thinking about my academic future. I just have to determine what path will work best for me. 7. Will we be seeing new music from Lauren Alaina in 2013? Definitely. I’m always preparing new music. I can’t wait to share it! 8. Who are your influences/inspirations? My momma. She is the most important person in my life (: 9. From what you’ve seen and experienced so far, what advice would you give to other young women who are aspiring singers/performers? Believe in yourself and keep doing what you love. Trust in your family and God, the rest will fall into place. 10. Lastly, for fun, what are your Continue reading Lauren Alaina Interview
Here Is The Lyric Video For Lauren Alaina’s “Eighteen Inches.” Here is the official lyric video for Lauren Alaina’s current single, “Eighteen Inches.” The song is a sweet one and I find myself getting chills each time I hear it. “Eighteen Inches” can be found on Alaina’s debut album, Wildflower. It was co-written by Carrie Underwood, Kelley Lovelace and Ashley Gorley. Watch the lyric video below!
Lauren Alaina Releases New Single, Eighteen Inches, To Radio. Lauren Alaina will be releasing a new single to radio on July 16! The song, “Eighteen Inches” is from her debut album, Wildflower which hit #2 on Billboard’s Top Country albums chart. Eighteen Inches was co-written by Carrie Underwood along with Kelley Lovelace and Ashley Gorley. “It’s amazing to have an artist like Carrie Underwood, whom I look up to so much write my single. Kelley, Ashley, and Carrie all did a wonderful job writing such an incredible song. I feel so honored to be able to bring to life the beautiful story within the song.” -Lauren Alaina Besides just hearing more from Lauren on the radio, you’ll also be able to check her out on TV. She is nominated for two Teen Choice Awards, Choice Female Country Artist and Choice TV: Female Reality Star. The awards show will air on FOX on Sunday, July 22nd at 8pm.
2012 CMA Fest Announces Accoustic Performances! We all know that the 2012 Country Music Association Music Festivalin Nashville, TN is going to be one hell of ride, and event organizers have announced a line-up of accoustic performances that are sure to just add even more fun! These performances will take place at LP Field starting Thursday, June 7th and running through Sunday, June 10th, and they include current favorites like Lauren Alaina, Kip Moore, Kellie Pickler, Love and Theft and more (see below for complete details)! Complete 2012 CMA Fest Accoustic Line-Up June 7th Kellie Pickler and Lauren Alaina JUNE 8th Randy Houser and Gwen Sebastian JUNE 9th Love and Theft and Kip Moore JUNE 10th Bill Anderson and Steel Magnolia
Lauren Alaina Earns Two Nominations for Upcoming Teen Choice Awards! Lauren Alaina has earned two nominations for the teen-centric awards show, the 2012 Teen Choice Awards! She won nods for the Choice Female Country Artist in addition to Choice TV: Female Reality Star for her run on American Idol. It’s hard to believe, but its been only a little over a year since this young country singer won the runner-up spot on the massive competition series, and it’s good to see that her fans love hasn’t simmered down at all! In typical Lauren fashion, she responded to her nominations with an adorable quote. “I am a big fan of the Teen Choice Awards and try to watch it every year. I love that this is a show where teenagers can rally behind their favorites. I think it’s super cool that I am nominated. I would love to take home a surfboard!” -Lauren Alaina The Teen Choice Awards has the mission of showcasing the most relevant teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion and other areas of pop culture interest. It is a two-hour special that will air live Sunday, July 22 (8pm ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox!
Lauren Alaina Returns to American Idol to Perform Single, “Georgia Peaches”. Less than a year after achieving runner-up on American Idol, Lauren Alaina is returning to the show that placed her front and center in the country music spotlight to perform her single, “Georgia Peaches“! No doubt, Alaina’s presence will remind contestants just what kind of future they could have by winning this season’s prized status! You can catch Lauren’s performance during the Thursday, March 8th episode on FOX. Check local listings for channels and times. Alaina is currently on tour with Jason Aldean on his 2012 “My Kinda Party” Arena Tour also featuring Luke Bryan. Speaking of “Georgia Peaches“, have you seen the video yet? [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfWmFevHdQo]
Lauren Alaina Sings “Don’t You Wanna Stay” With Jason Aldean. Lauren Alaina is currently on tour with Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, and the young star has nabbed the opportunity to sing the duet role in Aldean’s “Don’t You Wanna Stay“. This particular performance choice clearly delights fans, and I have to agree, its a great choice. A fan recently caught their live performance on camera, and Alaina featured the video below on her homepage. The camera work is a little shaky, but Lauren’s obvious talent shines through anyway! Watch it and let us know what you think. Does she fill Clarkson’s shoes or not? Lauren Alaina and Jason Aldean Live Duet of “Don’t You Wanna Stay” [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zeo0ljViJz0]
Watch Lauren Alaina’s Video for Georgia Peaches! Lauren Alaina has released her video for “Georgia Peaches“! This is the second single off of her debut album, Wildflower which released fall of 2011. Lauren had a heck of ride last year from the release of her album to award shows and performing live in Vegas on New Years Eve. It looks like 2012 will probably be just as great for her. In addition to the release of her second video, she kicks off touring alongside Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan this month. Watch “Georgia Peaches” Now! [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfWmFevHdQo]
Lauren Alaina Debuts New Video for Single “Georgia Peaches”. Lauren Alaina is set to release her video for her single “Georgia Peaches” this Friday, January 6th. The video will release on CMT at 8am ET/PT and will feature a 15 minute behind-the-scenes peak of the shoot. The video debut will also include an interview with Alaina! Lauren will be kicking off her tour with Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan on January 20th in Greenville, SC. In the meantime, watch Alaina’s performance of “Georgia Peaches” from NYE! (This young lady sure knows how to work a crowd!) [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJxdgQf1rYs#!]
Lauren Alaina Ends Year of Success In Vegas! We’ve said it several times, and we will probably say it again. Lauren Alaina has had one heck of a year! From American Idol to debuting her first album, Wildflower, to singing at the Whitehouse, this young woman’s career is off to a great start. So, how does one end such a year full of success? Well, if you’re Lauren you spend it at the American Country New Year’s Live in Las Vegas! The special New Year’s Eve bash will air on Saturday, December 31st from 11pm-12:30am on Fox. Alaina will performing, so if you don’t have plans already, make sure you tune in! After the New Year, you can find Lauren on tour with Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan on Aldean’s “My Kinda Party” Arena Tour kicking off in January 2012.