Lauren Alaina


Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth (born November 8, 1994) is an American singer and songwriter from Rossville, Georgia. She was the runner-up on the tenth season of American Idol. Her debut studio album, Wildflower, was released on October 11, 2011. Her second album, Road Less Traveled, was released January 27, 2017. Alaina later achieved her first No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart with the album's title track. Her second No. 1 came later that year when she simultaneously topped five Billboard charts with her friend and former classmate Kane Brown on their duet "What Ifs". She was on the twenty-eighth season of Dancing with the Stars and placed fourth with her partner Gleb Savchenko. Alaina's third studio album, Sitting Pretty on Top of the World, was released on September 3, 2021. In December 2021, Alaina was invited by Trisha Yearwood to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry. She was inducted by Yearwood during the Opry performance on February 12, 2022.


July 25, 2022

Lauren Alaina Signs With Big Loud Records and Reveals Morgan Wallen’s Sweet Response

After 11 years with Universal Music Group Nashville, Alaina is working with Big Loud producer Joey Moi on her first album for the label.

June 13, 2022

Lauren Alaina Is Giving Away Free Jeans to Fans Who Attended CMA Fest: Here’s How You Can Get a Pair

The country singer teamed with women's clothing brand Maurices to gift fans with a free pair of jeans for a limited time only.

June 10, 2022

First Country: New Music From Chris Lane and Lauren Alaina, King Calaway & More

This week's column also includes new music from Coffey Anderson, Lily Rose and more.

May 3, 2022

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Team For Alison Krauss Cover on ‘Idol Reunion’

After a decade apart, American Idol alum Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina joined forces Monday night (May 2) for the "Idol Reunion."

April 5, 2022

Lauren Alaina Parts Ways With Longtime Record Label

"I want to thank the staff at Mercury Records and UMG Nashville for everything they have done for me over the last 11 years," Alaina said on Instagram.

February 9, 2022

Tim McGraw, Eric Church & Morgan Wallen to Headline 2022 Faster Horses Festival

The lineup also includes Lauren Alaina, Brothers Osborne, Ashley McBryde, Cole Swindell and more.

February 4, 2022

‘Sitting Pretty’: Lauren Alaina Prepares to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Alaina was 16 when she first came to prominence as a contestant on American Idol.

February 2, 2022

Morgan Wallen, Miranda Lambert & Kane Brown to Headline 2022 Watershed Festival

The lineup also includes Lauren Alaina, Jake Owen, Hailey Whitters and more.

December 20, 2021

Lauren Alaina Breaks Down in Tears as Trisha Yearwood Invites Her to Join Grand Ole Opry: Watch

"I did not expect this. You are my hero," an emotional Alaina told Yearwood.

December 6, 2021

Lauren Alaina, Jimmie Allen & Cole Swindell Set Tours for 2022

These tours join previously announced treks from artists including Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire and more.

September 3, 2021

First Country: New Music From Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Lauren Alaina & More

First Country is a compilation of the best new country songs, videos & albums that dropped this week.

September 3, 2021

Lauren Alaina Talks Depression, Broken Hearts and Hope on New Album: ‘I Think It’s the Best Music I’ve Made’

With her infectious smile, vivacious laugh and buoyant personality, people usually see Lauren Alaina as the life of the party, but the 26-year-old 'American Idol' alum admits that’s not always the case.

June 11, 2021

Chris Young Previews New Album With Vulnerable ‘Rescue Me’

Young's 'Famous Friends' includes title collaboration with Kane Brown, plus guest appearances by Mitchell Tenpenny and Lauren Alaina

May 26, 2021

Florida Georgia Line Announce 2021 Fall Tour

I Love My Country Tour features Russell Dickerson, Lauren Alaina and kicks off in September in Atlanta

March 21, 2021

Lauren Alaina Tests Positive for COVID-19

Lauren Alaina has canceled her scheduled appearance at a concert Saturday night (March 20) after testing positive for COVID-19.

February 19, 2021

First Country: New Music From Carly Pearce, Lauren Alaina, Jon Pardi and Loretta Lynn

The best new songs from Carly Pearce, Tiera, Breland, Lauren Alaina, Loretta Lynn and more country artists who put out new music this week.


Dancin' In The Moonlight (feat. Lauren Alaina)

June 10, 2022

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Sitting Pretty On Top Of The World

September 3, 2021

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It Was Me

July 30, 2021

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If The World Was A Small Town

June 18, 2021

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Lightning Strikes (feat. Lauren Alaina)

October 19, 2020

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Getting Over Him

September 4, 2020

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July 31, 2020

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Getting Good

June 19, 2020

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The Other Side

October 21, 2019

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Town Ain't Big Enough

July 12, 2019

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April 26, 2019

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Ladies In The '90s

October 5, 2018

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Road Less Traveled

January 27, 2017

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O Holy Night

November 18, 2016

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January 1, 2015

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My Grown Up Christmas List

January 1, 2013

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Barefoot and Buckwild

January 1, 2013

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January 1, 2011

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Lauren Alaina – American Idol Season 10

January 1, 2011

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