Lauren Alaina has worked tirelessly since appearing on Season 10 of American Idol, finishing in the runner-up position behind Scotty McCreery. The hard work has paid off for the young singer, as she received the news that her current single, “Road Less Traveled,” has hit the No. 1 spot.
Lauren took to Facebook to share a heartfelt thank you to all the folks who supported her, especially her fans.
“I’m a mess. I just got a call from my label that said “Road Less Traveled,” Lauren said in the post as she broke down in tears. “I can’t even say it. I just wanted to get on here and say thank you to everyone. I just got a call from my label that said “Road Less Traveled” is the number one song in the country. I just wanted to get on here an say thank you to everyone who has supported me since the beginning.”
The 22- year-old went on to thank her co-writers, her promo team and country radio through tears.
“You guys, we did it. We have the number one song in the country. And I’m a mess, clearly. I’m sorry I’m ugly crying. I wanted to say thank you to everyone and say I hope it’s the first of many. ”
Listen to Lauren thank everyone for her No. 1 hit, “Road Less Traveled.”
An hour later, Lauren composed herself and posted another video celebrating her number one hit, with horns and a malfunctioning party popper.
“Apparently having the number one song in the country does not make you less of a dork. Forever on the #RoadLessTraveled #ohhhhh,” she captioned the video.
NCD sends a hearty congratulations to Lauren on her first No. 1 hit, “Road Less Traveled.”