Lauren Alaina is known as an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is most famous for being a runner-up on American Idol.

Background and Age

Lauren Alaina was born on November 8, 1994 in Rossville, Georgia. Alaina grew up tuning in to country music and initially started singing around age three. Before American Idol, she was a team cheerleader at her high school and performed routinely around Georgia, where she won the WinniSTAR youth talent challenge in 2009.

Career and Net Worth

As a Southern singer, Lauren Alaina first became obvious to the music world as the runner up in the 2011 season of Fox's American Idol. She earned a number five Billboard 200 album collection spot with her 2015 presentation, Wildflower, and a top Billboard Country Airplay single with the title track to her 2017 sophomore collection, The Road Less Traveled.

Subsequent to wrapping up her run on American Idol, Alaina released the single "Like My Mother Does," which sold more than 200,000 copies during its initial two months of discharge and earned her a contract with Mercury Nashville. Her full-length debut album collection, Wildflower, pursued a while later in 2011. The collection appeared at number two on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. In 2013, she released the single "Shoeless and Buckwild" and came back to American Idol to play out the tune.

In 2017, Alaina released her sophomore full-length album collection Road Less Traveled, which featured the title track single co-composed by Alaina, Meghan Trainor, and Jesse Frasure. It included the hit single "Next Boyfriend." The album collection arrived at number 31 on the Billboard 200 and number three on the Top Country Albums chart. Likewise that year, she scored top country music hit appearing on Kane Brown's single "What Ifs." In 2019, she released the single "Ladies in the '90s.

Lauren became the ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year and performed on the Apr. 15 broadcast live from Las Vegas. She was likewise selected for ACM Vocal Event of the Year for "What Ifs," the twofold platinum-selling No. 1 joint effort with her cherished companion, Kane Brown. Lauren is one of CMT's Next Women of Country and she got her first CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year with her No. 1 smash hit "Road Less Traveled".

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Lauren is dating long-lasting beau Alex Hopkins. They started dating in 2013, two years after she was the runner up on the American idol. They started dating when they were both 17. Lauren is now engaged to her long-term sweetheart Alex Hopkins. Lauren declared the commitment telling her fans on her Instagram account.

Last Modified: Nov 15, 2020

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