Lauren Alaina Hits No. 1 on iTunes Country Chart and No. 4 on iTunes All-Genre Chart with Her Duet “What Do You Think Of?” Featuring International Pop Sensation Lukas Graham Alaina To Present on the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™
September 16 Celebrates EP Release Directly With Fans with VYE Live Virtual Livestream Concert September 12
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 10, 2020) – 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 on Monday. 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. Alaina will present on the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ on Wed, Sept 16 on the CBS Television Network. Alaina, who had just wrapped her sold-out first ever headlining That Girl Was Me Tour before the COVID pandemic, has been anxious to play music LIVE for her fans again. To celebrate the release of her EP, Getting Over Him directly with her fans, Alaina has partnered with VYE Live for a virtual livestream concert on September 12 at 7:00 PM CT. Tickets for virtual admission are on sale now HERE. 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 6, 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.com, People Now, CMT 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 Songwritersaying “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, FoxNews.com, CMT.com, PopCulture.com,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. About Lauren Alaina:
Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Lauren Alaina’s current EP, Getting Over Him,includes six songs that feature her signature powerhouse vocals including “Run,” which addresses the rat race of life we are all on, the feisty and clever “If I Was A Beer,” the emboldened “Bar Back,” the thought-provoking sentimental “Seen You In Your Hometown,” as well as, for the first time on one of her projects, two duets including the title track “Getting Over Him” featuring Jon Pardi and the emotionally difficult “What Do You Think Of?” featuring international pop sensation Lukas Graham.
Getting Over Him and the previous Getting Good EP (March 2020) are evidence of Lauren’s evolution as a songwriter and as an artist as she wrote each of the songs on both EPs. The pair of EPs follow her No. 1 smash “Road Less Traveled” from the 2017 most-streamed album of the year for a female country artist, Road Less Traveled.
Lauren’s critically acclaimed sophomore album, Road Less Traveled, landed on multiple “Best Of” lists including Billboard, Rolling Stone and Amazon, and it became the top-streamed female country album release of 2017. Praised as “full of life lessons and uplift” (PEOPLE), the collection of 12 songs all written by the young star includes Lauren’s first No. 1 smash, “Road Less Traveled,” “Doin’ Fine,” and the inspiring, “Three.” The “sassy Southerner with killer pipes” (PARADE) has shared the stage with superstars including Alan Jackson, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride and Jason Aldean, and sold out her own, first-ever headlining, That Girl Was Me Tour. Lauren has received multiple nominations for ACM Awards, CMA Awards, CMT Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Radio Disney Awards and Billboard Music Awards. Awards include 2017 ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year, CMT Breakthrough Video of the Year for her “Road Less Traveled,” and CMT Collaborative Video of the Year for “What Ifs,” the 5x Platinum-selling No. 1 hit with childhood friend, Kane Brown. The Georgia native has played on some of the highest-profile stages in the world including national television performances on PBS’s A Capitol Fourth, Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, TODAY, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC’s CMA Fest specials, CMA and ACM Awards and more including a performance at the White House for President Obama for a PBS special. For more information and tour dates, please visit http://laurenalainaofficial.com/ and follow Lauren at @Lauren_Alaina on Twitter, @laurenalaina on Instagram and on Facebook.For videos go to her YouTube(@LaurenAlainaAIVEVO)