Lauren Alaina album to be released in October

Lauren Alaina album to be released in October

August 12th, 2011 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

American Idol contestants Paul McDonald, right, and Lauren Alaina perform on ABC's Good Morning America in New York, Friday, August 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

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America Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina Suddeth, of Rossville, Ga., announced Friday that her debut album "Wildflower" will be released Oct. 11.

The 17-year-old made the announcement during an appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America" today. She is on tour with "American Idol Live," a concert series that runs through September.

"I have always dreamed of making an album and I can't believe it's actually happening," she said in a news release on her website. "It's because of the fans who voted for me on American Idol that I am here, so I am dedicating this album to them."

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