Rising star Lauren Alaina announced early Labor Day morning the nominees for the annual Country Music Association Awards. She was accompanied by Dustin Lynch and Brothers Osborne on ABC's "Good Morning America" in New York to announce the CMA Awards nominees. Lauren Alaina was ecstatic to announce that she received her first CMA nomination for "New Artist of the Year."
Lauren Alaina has received the CMA nomination from her second album, "Road Less Traveled." This album was comprised of 12 songs that were very personal and and all written by Lauren. Lauren Alaina has received a lot of recognition in the past year. Country Music Television branded her as the Next Woman of Country, she received her first CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year and she also earned her first Academy of Country Music for New Female Vocalist of the Year in Spring 2017.
Lauren Alaina is a 22-year-old from Rossville, GA. She received runner up on Season 10 of "American Idol" in 2011. Parade.com has called Lauren Alaina a "sassy Southerner with killer pipes," and Alaina has received praise from the Rolling Stones for her "powerhouse, honey-toned vocals" in her current single, "Doin' Fine."
Lauren Alaina has shared the stage with stars such as Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Martina McBride, and most recently Luke Bryan on his "Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day Tour."
Old Dominion, Brett Young, Jon Pardi, and Luke Combs are the other nominees for New Artist of the Year with Lauren Alaina. A few of the other awards for the CMA Awards include Entertainer of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Female and Male Vocalist of the Year.
The 51st Annual CMA Awards will be live in Nashville, Tennessee on November 8 on ABC-TV. The CMA Awards will be hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley for the 10th consecutive year.