Teen Choice, CMT awards nods for Lauren Alaina

Teen Choice, CMT awards nods for Lauren Alaina

May 25th, 2012 by Staff Report in Life Entertainment

Lauren Alaina Suddeth, 17, speaks about her singing career while at her Rossville, Ga., residence.

Photo by Dan Henry/Times Free Press.

Lauren Alaina has been nominated for two Teen Choice Awards: Choice Female Country Artist and Choice TV: Female Reality Star.

Lauren, daughter of JJ and Kristy Suddeth of Rossville, was runner-up on Season 10 of "American Idol." The country singer has signed with Mercury Nashville/19 Recordings/Interscope.

The Teen Choice Awards honor 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, at 8 p.m. on Fox.

"I am a big fan of the Teen Choice Awards and try to watch it every year," Lauren said. "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!"

Lauren is also nominated for her first major country music award. She is a nominee in the Breakthrough Video of the Year category at the CMT Music Awards for "Georgia Peaches." The live show airs Wednesday, June 6, at 8 p.m. on CMT.

Lauren is currently opening for Sugarland's "In Your Hands" tour.