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Lauren Alaina

Lauren Alaina (born Lauren Alaina Suddeth; November 8, 1994) is an American singer from Rossville, Georgia. Alaina is currently a Top 7 finalist on the tenth season of American Idol. Alaina was born on November 8, 1994 to Kristy and J.J. Suddeth of Rossville, Georgia. Her father works as a process technician in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She is a sophomore student at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia and was inspired to sing by her cousin, Holly Witherow, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Prior to Idol, Alaina performed at several Chattanooga area venues and was the first winner of the WinniSTAR youth talent contest at Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park in 2009. Alaina auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol in Nashville, Tennessee, and was put through to Hollywood, eventually making it through to the Top 24. She is currently a contestant in the Top 7.

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Lauren Alaina -- The Show Must Go On!

Lauren Alaina -- The Show Must Go On!

Lauren Alaina will battle it out with Scotty McCreery for the "American Idol" title after all, after a doctor came on stage at the beginning of the show to say Lauren "blew out her vocal cords"… READ MORE >

Lauren Alaina Silent in Makeup -- Haley Is Ready

Lauren Alaina Silent in Makeup -- Haley Is Ready

Lauren Alaina is sitting in the makeup chair silently because an "American Idol" doctor has frozen her throat in a last ditch effort to save her voice ... spies on the "Idol" set tell TMZ.TMZ… READ MORE >

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Lauren Alaina May Drop Out of 'American Idol' Finale

Lauren Alaina May Drop Out of 'American Idol' Finale

Lauren Alaina may not get her shot to be the next "American Idol" because she has lost her voice ...spies on the set tell TMZ ... and it could be the break of a lifetime for Haley Reinhart.We're… READ MORE >

- 1060 days ago
'American Idol' Finale Song -- The Nic Cage Connection

'American Idol' Finale Song -- The Nic Cage Connection

Nicolas Cage has a surprising connection to a song on the "American Idol" finale tonight -- because TMZ has learned, the actor's brand new daughter-in-law wrote the tune three years ago.*SPOILER… READ MORE >

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'Idol' Finalists Tour Contract -- $1,000 per Show

'Idol' Finalists Tour Contract -- $1,000 per Show

"American Idol's" top 11 finalists are set to make bank over the summer -- because TMZ has learned they'll each get paid $1,000 for EVERY show they perform during the American Idol Live Tour.… READ MORE >

- 1064 days ago
Tornadoes Jeopardize Lauren Alaina's 'Idol' Votes

Tornadoes Jeopardize Lauren Alaina's 'Idol' Votes

Lauren Alaina fans are in an uproar -- worried she might get cut from "American Idol" tonight ... because of the deadly tornadoes that ripped through the South last night.Lauren's hometown of… READ MORE >

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