Lauren Alaina is a Georgia-born American country singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to prominence as a result of the American singing competition television series ‘American Idol.’ She finished second in the tenth season of the show.
‘Road Less Traveled,’ her second studio album, was released on January 27, 2017. With the album’s title song, she achieved her first number one on the Country Airplay chart. Her next number one came the following year when she topped five Billboard charts simultaneously with her friend Kane Brown on their duet ‘What Ifs.’
Lauren Alaina’s Salary and net worth
Lauren Alaina net worth is estimated to be $800,000 as of 2019. ‘Road Less Traveled,’ her second studio album, was released on January 27, 2017.
Lauren Alaina’s Bio, Age, Parents, Childhood, and Early Years
Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth was born on November 8, 1994, in Rossville, Georgia, to parents J.J. Suddeth’s (father) and Kristy’s (daughter) (mother). Her current age is 25 as of 2019. Her father works as a procedure technician.
She began pursuing a career as a singer at the age of three. Lauren was such a talented child that she would perform anywhere within a 30-mile radius of her home. She used to sing in church, restaurants, and public performances with the Kids Choir.
Holly Witherow, her cousin, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She was and continues to be her inspiration.
Lauren Alaina: Educational Background
In terms of education, she went to Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Back then, she was a cheerleader. She, on the other hand, was more concerned with her music career than with school.
Alaina won the Southern Stars Pageant when she was eight years old.
Lauren Alaina is an American Idol contestant.
Lauren shot to fame when she auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol in Nashville, Tennessee. Since the beginning, she has been the judges’ favorite. Lauren made it to the finals thanks to her hard work and talent. Despite not winning the competition, she was named the show’s runner-up.
Alaina was already attracting a lot of attention from fans and record labels. During her time as an American Idol contestant, she signed with Interscope Records, Mercury Nashville, and 19 Recordings. She later made her debut with her first single, ‘Like My Mother Does.’ The song debuted at number 49 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and number 20 on the Hot 100 chart. In the first week, approximately 121k copies were sold.
Following the conclusion of her Americal Idol journey, she was invited to appear on several talk shows, including ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ ‘Live with Regis and Kelly,’ and ‘The Today Show.’
Dancing With the Stars, Albums
Her first album, called “Wildflower,” came out in 2011. It came in at number 28 on the US Billboard 200.
He and Michelle Obama were at the White House on November 21 when she sang for them. then, in 2013, she began working on her second album. Barefoot and Buckwild came out on May 7, 2013. It reached number 34 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, where it stayed there for a while.
The title track from her second album, “Road Less Traveled,” came out July 11, 2016. She wrote it with Meghan Trainor and Jesse Frasure, who also wrote the song. It was at the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart for ten months after it came out.
The album came out on January 27, 2017, and it was her second one. Her new single, “Doin’ Fine,” came out on May 22, 2017.
She will be one of the celebrities on Dancing with the Stars’ 28th season, which starts in August 2019. She made it to the finals and came in fourth.
Nominations and Awards
Alaina is the only female artist to have topped both the country and pop charts in 2017.
She was named ‘New Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards. Similarly, she was named CMT Music Awards’ “Breakthrough Video of the Year” in 2017 for “Road Less Traveled,” and ACM Awards’ “New Female Vocalist of the Year” in 2018.
She was also nominated for numerous awards, including the ‘CMT Music Awards 2012,’ ‘American Country Awards,’ ‘ACM Awards,’ ‘Teen Choice Awards 2012,’ ‘Radio Disney Music Awards,’ ‘Music Row Awards,’ ‘CMT Music Awards 2017,’ and ‘Country Music Association Awards.’