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Lauren Alaina

Platinum-selling No. 1 singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina, released her brand-new EP, Getting Over Him last week and celebrated the release with a performance of “Run” on ABC’s Good Morning America. Just days after the EP release her duet “What Do You Think Of?”featuring international pop sensation Lukas Graham has shot up the iTunes chart hitting No. 1 on iTunes country and No. 4 on the all-genre chart. “What Do You Think Of?” is playing now on Sirius XM’s The Highway.

In case you missed her performance on ABC’s Good Morning America click HERE.

Lauren will present on the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ on Wednesday (Sptember 16th) on CBS.

The Georgia native was just announced as the host of the upcoming new Circle TV series, Jesus Calling: Stories of Faith, the inspirational series, premiering Tuesday, October 6th, based off the namesake book Jesus Calling ® (Thomas Nelson). In tandem, Alaina is also featured on the cover of the popular Jesus Calling magazine (Spring 2020) and is featured in an episode of Stories of Faith, “Loving Yourself and Knowing Who You Are”, HERE.

The award-winning singer/songwriter was a featured guest on Entertainment Tonight to talk about her new music and she spoke to E! News to talk about her EP. The multi-award winner will have upcoming features and interviews coming in PEOPLE Magazine (9/11 print issue), People.comPeople NowCMT Hot 20 (9/12) as well as Circle Sessions airing on Circle TV (October 14) and on Circle All Access YouTube (Oct 17). More features and appearances to be announced soon.

Alaina and her Getting Over Him EP has already received rave reviews including American Songwriter saying “What Do You Think Of?,” the duet with pop sensation Lukas Graham, is “stunning” and that “Alaina paints with such vivid colors that it’s like you’re experiencing the fall-out, too.”

The Tennessean
who calls Alaina a “heart-on-her-sleeve singer” with a “standout voice,” spoke to her about her healing through her music and the Getting Over Him EP saying she delivers a “subtly powerful performance” on the “standout track” of the EP, “What Do You Think Of?” (the duet with Lukas Graham).

E! News
 calls this EP the “most empowering music of her career.”

Haute Living Media Group
 calls the EP “epic” and says Alaina is “a “complete ray of sunshine”.

Features have run in USA TODAY, American Songwriter, Tennessean, Hollywood Life,,,, Nashville Lifestyles, Country Now, Sounds Like Nashville, Taste of Country, The Boot and more.

The EP includes six self-penned songs, embodying confidence, empowerment and resilience, is available at all major digital service providers.

Getting Over Him
 EP Track Listing:

  1.  Run                                                                      Lauren Alaina/Ben Johnson/Kennedi
  2.  If I Was A Beer                                                    Lauren Alaina/David Garcia/Hardy
  3.  Bar Back                                                             Lauren Alaina/David Garcia/Hilary Lindsay
  4.  Getting Over Him (duet with Jon Pardi)              Lauren Alaina/Paul DiGiovanni/Emily Weisband
  5.  Seen You In Your Hometown                              Lauren Alaina/Ben Johnson/ Kennedi
  6.  What Do You Think Of? (duet with Lukas Graham) Lauren Alaina/Johan Carlsson/Asia Whiteacre

Alaina, one of the hottest rising female artists in country music, continues to make her way up the country singles chart with her current radio single “Getting Good,” the title track to the EP. Last month the Georgia native released, across all digital platforms, a special mix of “Getting Good” which features her friend/mentor and fellow Georgia native, superstar Trisha Yearwood.

In the last few months, Alaina has most recently performed on the 40th annual broadcast of the top-rated PBS special “A Capitol Fourth performing “This Land Is My Land,” CMA Summer Stay-Cay livestream special where she performed “Women of Summer” with Lindsay Ell and Cassadee Pope as well as “Say It With a Song” Game with Devin Dawson and HARDY as well as CMT’s Benefit Concert for Love & Acceptance and she and her friend Kane Brown performed their 5XPlatinum-selling “What Ifs” on the recent nationally-televised CMA Best of Fest on ABC.

Audio / Lauren Alaina talks about the song, "What Do You Think Of," which is featured on her new EP, Getting Over Him.


Lauren Alaina (What Do You Think Of) 1 OC: …painful time. 1:20

“’What Do You Think Of’ is by far the most emotional song on the EP. It was definitely the scariest for me to put on there. I almost didn’t put it on the EP. That’s how scary it is for me cuz it’s such a vulnerable song and I wrote it at a time when I was so sad.  Like, so sad.  And I was on DWTS. I wasn’t writing, which really helps me process everything. But I was in a time of being on Dancing With The Stars and I didn’t have time to write.  And I told my team, I was like… ‘I have to write. I’ve got to get this off my chest because I was drowning in this emotion.’ And the next thing I knew, I’d written “What Do You Think Of.” And I knew it was really special when I wrote it, but it was such a painful time for me. When I hear it, I get this really sad feeling even though I’m not sad anymore over the breakup, the song makes me sad. And it’s a big risk, I feel like, to put a song like that out there because it’s vulnerable and scary. Sometimes the biggest risks give you the highest reward.  So, my management and my publisher really fought me on putting this song out.  They believed in it from day one. And I did too, but the further away I got from the break-up, the more I was like, I didn’t even listen to it anymore, ‘cause that was such a reminder of such a painful time.”