Lauren Alaina hails form Georgia and advanced to Hollywood by singing "I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing." She tried out for the show in...

In a word, to answer the question posed in our headline: No.

A week after American Idol champion Scotty McCreery became the first series winner since 2003 to take his debut album to the top of the Billboard 200 chart, runner-up Lauren Alaina fell to Evanescence, whose self-titled third CD sold 127,000 copies in its first week, good enough for first place.

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Scotty McCreery has set a difficult bar for Lauren Alaina to reach.

The American Idol sold almost 200,000 of his debut album last week, earning the top spot in the Billboard 200 list. Now, it's Alaina's turn to see if she can come near that total, as the runner-up has released "Wildflower," a CD she promoted with an appearance on Good Morning America Tuesday.

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Lauren Alaina is ready to take the music world by storm. Or at least by sweet, sentimental melody.

The American Idol runner-up has released her first-ever music video, honoring the parent who helped guide her along a path to success with "Like My Mother Does." It's the same single she unleashed on the world near the end of her season 10 run.

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Lauren Alaina may not have won American Idol, but she's already proving formidable on the music charts with her first single, "Like My Mother Does."

The track entered Billboard's all-genre Hot 100 chart at No. 20, in addition to No. 9 on the trade's Digital Songs chart, with 121,204 single downloads sold.

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There's no rest for the talented.

Just days after they all performed on the season 10 finale of American Idol, champion Scotty McCreery and the rest of the final four took to the stage again in Atlanta. They were on hand to help open a new Microsoft store in the city.

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Lauren Alaina Biography

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