Lauren Alaina is a country-pop singer from Georgia who came to prominence after finishing as runner up in the 2011 series of 'American Idol', being pipped to first place by fellow country singer Scotty McCreery. She followed up her 'American Idol' success with the single 'Like My Mother Does'. Alaina released her debut album 'Wildflower' in 2011. In 2013 she released the single 'Barefoot and Buckwild'. Her second album was 'Road Less Traveled' in 2017 and saw her co-writing her own material. The title track, co-written by Alaina with Meghan Trainor and Jesse Frasure, was released as a single. This was followed by the single 'Next Boyfriend'. Alaina featured on a big hit in 2017, collaborating on Kane Brown's single 'What Ifs'. She has toured with Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride; Jason Aldean and Cole Swindell. In 2019 she released the upbeat single 'Ladies in the '90s', a tribute to the TV shows she grew up with and later that year the more vulnerable 'Getting Good'. She also appeared on the TV show 'Dancing With the Stars' and danced to new song 'The Other Side', a tribute to her late stepfather.