Monday, March 14, 2011

American Idol Winner 2011 Lauren Alaina

Lauren Alaina American Idol Finalist Lauren Alaina attends Fox's "American Idol" Finalist Party on March 3, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.


Lauren Alaina Suddeth was born in 1994 to Kristy and J.J. Suddeth of Rossville, Georgia. She is a sophomore student at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. She was inspired to sing by her cousin Holly who was diagnosed with a brain tumor.[2] Prior to Idol, Alaina performed at several local venues and was the first winner of the WinnieStar youth talent contest at Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park in 2009.

Lauren Alaina is a Top 13 finalist on the tenth season of American Idol. Born in Rossville, Georgia, she auditioned in Nashville. Currently a sophomore at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, she also enjoys cheerleading.

TOP 24: "Turn On The Radio" by Reba McEntire
TOP 13: "Any Man of Mine" by Shania Twain
TOP 12: "I'm The Only One" by Melissa Etheridge
TOP 11 (FIRST): "You Keep Me Hangin' On" by the Supremes
TOP 11 (SECOND): "Candle in the Wind" by Elton John
TOP 9: "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin
TOP 8: "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus
TOP 7: "Born to Fly" by Sara Evans
TOP 6: "Where You Lead" by Carole King
TOP 5: "Flat on the Floor" by Carrie Underwood (bottom 2)
TOP 5: "Unchained Melody" by Todd Duncan (bottom 2)

American Idol


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 12.


Week # Theme Song choice Original artist Order # Result
Audition Auditioner's Choice "Like We Never Loved at All"
"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
Faith Hill
N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 1 First Solo "Unchained Melody" The Righteous Brothers N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 2 Group Performance "Some Kind of Wonderful" Soul Brothers Six N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 3 Second Solo "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" Aerosmith N/A Advanced
Las Vegas Round Songs of The Beatles Group Performance "Hello, Goodbye" The Beatles N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round Final Final Solo "Unchained Melody" The Righteous Brothers N/A Advanced
Top 24 (12 Women) Personal Choice "Turn On the Radio" Reba McEntire 11 Advanced
Top 13
Your Personal Idol
"Any Man of Mine"
Shania Twain
1 Safe


  1. I love Lauren alaina so much she is nice and beautiful.VOTE FOR LAUREN ALAINA NOW.

    vote now

  2. I love lauren! She has been my favorite since the beginning!! I'm so happy she WON!!! YAY!!!! I'm so happy for you Lauren!!!

  3. love lauren she is a winn er and will have a great career

  4. she is so good i wish she wins

  5. hey lauren this is alaina u were my idol pick from the first i love u sooo much!:)

  6. hay laren I LOVE U. thank u for comeing to my school i wish i wasn't sick that day. I LOVE YOUR SONG GEORGIA PEACHES.

  7. Lauren you are sooooo good and don't let anyone tell you different! <3 love you