Singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina has parted methods along with her longtime report label residence, Billboard has confirmed.
Alaina first shared the information on social media, with a prolonged assertion thanking UMG Nashville and Mercury Data for being her label residence from the start of her profession, after she got here in second place on the tenth season of American Idol in 2011 (fellow nation entertainer Scotty McCreery was the winner that season).
“I need to thank the employees at Mercury Data and UMG Nashville for every thing they’ve carried out for me during the last 11 years,” Alaina mentioned. “They’ve been my label residence because the day I walked off the American Idol stage as a extremely younger, wide-eyed, keen 16-year-old child. Now, at 27 years previous I look again and see simply how a lot I’ve modified and grown in to the girl I’m now.”
She added, “I’ve made the robust determination to unfold my wings and shut an important chapter of my life. There are extra thrilling issues occurring in my profession proper now than ever earlier than, and I simply can’t wait to see the place all of it leads. A lot to share quickly. With gratitude and hope, Lauren.”
Up to now, Alaina has earned three No. 1 hits on Billboard‘s Nation Airplay chart, together with two No. 1 hits in 2017: “What Ifs” with Kane Brown and her solo hit “Highway Much less Traveled.” In 2020, she earned a 3rd chart-topper alongside HARDY and Devin Dawson with “One Beer.” Alongside the way in which, she’s picked up honors together with a win for New Feminine Vocalist of the Yr on the ACM Awards in 2018 and two CMA nominations for New Artist of the Yr. She can also be a multi-year winner on the CMT Music Awards, profitable Breakthrough Video of the Yr for “Highway Much less Traveled” and Collaborative Video of the Yr, with Brown, for “What Ifs.”
Final yr, Alaina launched her third studio album, Sitting Fairly on Prime of the World, which featured “Getting Good” with Trisha Yearwood and the Jon Pardi duet “Getting Over Him.” She’s presently starring alongside fellow nation crooner Craig Morgan on the CBS sequence Past The Edge, which options 9 celebrities going through the jungles of Panama, utilizing teamwork and survival instincts to beat day by day journey challenges to lift cash for his or her favourite charities.