New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Interscope Records)
Mercury Nashville/19 Recordings/Interscope artist Lauren
Alaina has been nominated for two Teen Choice Awards. Her nominations are for Choice Female Country Artist and Choice TV: Female Reality Star (AMERICAN IDOL). TEEN CHOICE 2012 celebrates the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion and other aspects of pop culture. The two-hour special airs live Sunday, July 22 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
"I am a big fan of the Teen Choice Awards and try to watch it every year," says Alaina. "I love that this is a show where teenagers can rally behind their favorites. I think it's super cool that I am nominated. I would love to take home a surfboard!"
Alaina, the American Idol Season 10 runner-up, is also nominated for her first major country award -CMT Music
Awards "USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year" for her current top 30 hit "Georgia Peaches." The CMT Music
Awards will be held live Wednesday, June 6 (8:00-10 PM ET) on CMT.
The 17-year-old singer/songwriter released her debut album Wildflower and it landed at No. 2 on the Billboard's Top Country Album chart and an impressive No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200. She became the youngest female artist to debut this high on the Billboard charts since LeAnn Rimes' debut 15 years ago and is the best-selling country female debut since 2006. She landed her first major tour opening for fellow Georgia natives Jason Aldean
and Luke Bryan
for Aldean's "My Kinda Party
Tour and is currently on tour opening for Sugarland's "In Your Hands
For more information, check out TeenChoiceAwards.Com