Alaina splits from UMG Nashville
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive

Alaina splits from UMG Nashville

Monday, April 4, 2022 – Lauren Alaina split with her label, UMG Nashville, she announced on social media.

Alaina had three number one songs while at the label: 2017's "Road Less Traveled," "What Ifs" (2018) with Kane Brown and "One Beer" (2020) with Hardy and Devin Dawson.

"I have made the tough decision to spread [her] wings and close a very important chapter of my life," Alaina tweeted. "There are more exciting things happening right now in my career than ever before, and I just can't wait to see where it all leads. Much to share soon."

The Georgia native also said she "wanted to thank the staff at Mercury Records and UMG Nashville for everything they have done for me over the last 11 years. They have been my label home since I walked off the American Idol stage as a young, wide-eyed 16-year-old kid. At 27 years old, I look back and see just how much I have changed and grown into the woman I am now."

More news for Lauren Alaina

CD reviews for Lauren Alaina

CD review - Sitting Pretty On Top Of The World Lauren Alaina is flat out delightful. The bubbly Southern belle charmed her way into the genre via American Idol as a 15-year-old high schooler. Randy Jackson stopped her less than three minutes into her audition to put her through to Hollywood. Her third studio album, "Sitting Pretty "On Top of the World" begins with the best song she thinks she's written. "It Was Me" starts with a soft acoustic intro and is an apology and a confession that she should take the ...
CD review - Getting Over Him Lauren Alaina made her national name on American Idol (placing second to Scotty McCreery). But she really seems best fitted for "The X Factor." There's something elusively compelling in how the Georgian's positive, eager attitude shines through, even in small doses. It was on full display when she appeared in a 2020 Thanksgiving halftime concert for the NFL. Alaina was only on stage a minute at most. But she elevated the duet with Kane Brown with those high-octane octaves, then ...
CD review - Getting Good Lauren Alaina's "Getting Good" may not measure up to a traditionalist's high standards, but as a pop-country compromise, it's pretty darn good. Whether it's the fiddle running through the proving-I'm-country "In My Veins," or the banjo underpinning "Somebody Else's Problem," Alaina puts just enough country in these six songs to consistently touch twangy pleasure centers. "Getting Good" is the EP's best song. ...

©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher •
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on Twitter  Instagram  Facebook  YouTube