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...
Lauren Alaina Returns to the American Idol Stage
Lauren Alaina returned to the stage that made her famous last night.
The season 10 runner-up made a triumphant appearance again on American Idol, belting out a version of the track "Georgia Peaches" on the first finalist results show, one that sent Jeremy Rosado packing. Check out the fun performance now:
Double Oops! American Idol Finalists Flub Thanksgiving Performances
We still love you, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina.
Lauren Alaina Weight Loss Pics: Before & After
Appearing on reality shows, it does a body good!
A day after Ricki Lake showed off her newly-trim figure, courtesy of a stint on Dancing with the Stars, American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina has opened up about the steps she's taken to shed 25 pounds in just a couple months.
Did Lauren Alaina Top Scotty McCreery?
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.
Lauren Alaina Performs Two Tracks on Good Morning America
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.
Lauren Alaina Previews New Album
It's official: Lauren Alaina is a recording artist. The American Idol runner-up released her debut album today. It's titled "Wildflower."
Lauren Alaina Debuts Music Video for "Like My Mother Does"
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.
Scotty McCreery & Lauren Alaina: Grand Ole Opry Performances
You might say Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina have officially made it in the country music business.
The American Idol finalists - both of whom are faring very well on the charts - took the stage Friday night at Tennessee's famed Grand Ole Opry.
Lauren Alaina Debut Single Sales: Pretty High!
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.
American Idol Final Four Take the Stage in Atlanta
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.
Scotty McCreery vs. Lauren Alaina: Yes, Again...
They did battle on the American Idol stage. But Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina will soon do so again on the radio.
Both finalists have recorded studio versions of songs they sang on the Tuesday night finale - "I Love You This Big" for Scotty and "Like My Mother Does" for Lauren - and each will soon be available on iTunes and blasted in cars around the country.
THG Asks: Did Scotty McCreery Deserve to Win American Idol?
Welcome to THG's new feature, in which two of our celebrity gossip experts debate topical issues in the entertainment world and you decide who wrote the winning argument!
Lauren Alaina and Carrie Underwood Team Up on "Before He Cheats"
Lauren Alaina may not have won American Idol last night, but the aspiring country star earned a pretty solid consolation prize: she got to sing in front of millions with her own idol.
Indeed, Carrie Underwood returned to the stage that made her famous and teamed up with the young singer for a fun duet of "Before He Cheats."
American Idol Crowns Season 10 Champion
A record 122 million votes were cast this week on American Idol. And, after all were tallied, who did viewers crown the champion?
Lauren Alaina: No Voice? No Problem!
Following a vocal chord injury that left this finalist perilously close to not competing, Lauren Alaina took to the stage and told viewers "I'm fine." But she concluded the night a lot better than that.
Thanks to a concluding number of "Like My Mother Does," sang to her actual mother in the crowd, Alaina left an impression that had all the judges practically crowning her champion.
Breaking American Idol News: Lauren Alaina Nearly Forced to Drop Out!
Lauren Alaina was scarily close to missing out on her dream tonight.
The American Idol finalist suffered through a vocal chord sprain - akin to a sprained ankle, according to a physician - during rehearsals this afternoon. It was so bad that Haley Reinhart was nearly called in to replace Lauren on the finale.
American Idol Finalists Dish on Finale, Future Country Careers
It's down to Scotty McCreery versus Lauren Alaina on this week's American Idol finale. But the contestants themselves don't see it that way.
"We're friends. This isn't a competition, we're just singing our hearts out," Scotty told E! News, while Lauren echoed her pal's sentiment: "I think whatever is meant to happen will happen. I think if Scotty wins, I'll be happy for him because he's one of my best friends."
Lauren or Scotty? The American Idol Champion Will Be...
We're down to an all-country finale on American Idol.
Following one of the more entertaining, talent-rich seasons in memory, the Fox competition has come down to a pair of contestants who total 34 years in age. It's the youngest final pairing in show history.
Lauren Alaina on American Idol: A Fatal Stumble?
Did Lauren Alaina ruin her chance at advancing to the American Idol finale last night?
The beautiful, talented singer stumbled during a key change on "If I Die Young," the kind of mistake that will either garner her sympathy from fans - or lead to her ousting, considering competitors Haley Reinhart and Scotty McCreery both had strong nights.
Who Should Win American Idol?
The rocker is out, and three remain.
As American Idol heads into the final run of season 10, taking us to the hometowns of its remaining contestants next week, three distinct singers remain.
Is Lauren Alaina in Trouble?
Lauren Alaina got personal on American Idol this week, performing the Martina McBride hit "Anyway" because "I can really relate to it, with all the devastation in my hometown and the South from the tornadoes last week."
From there, the finalist did McBride and everyone who suffered through such a tragedy proud, belting out a cover that caused Steven to say she broke his heart and J. Lo to gush:
Lauren Alaina Channels Carrie Underwood on Idol
Not unlike how Haley Reinhart sang Lady Gaga, Lauren Alaina picked an atypical song from a current powerhouse chart-topper last night on American Idol.
With Carrie Underwood's "Flat on the Floor," Lauren sounded more energized than she has in weeks. For all intents and purposes, she channeled Carrie well.
Lauren Alaina Hits High Note on American Idol
Lauren Alaina was nervous about going for a high note last night.
Interestingly, what she felt were the toughest parts of "Where You Lead (I Will Follow)" - a Carole King classic that later became the Gilmore Girls theme - were actually where she was at her best. Maybe she needs to give herself more credit.