08/02/2011 11:15 am ET | Updated Oct 02, 2011

Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery: Life After 'American Idol'

Life has changed drastically for Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery in the last few months. Since Scotty was named this year's 'American Idol' winner, and Lauren the runner-up, both teenagers have been focusing entirely on their careers. First, they kicked off the American Idols LIVE! Tour with fellow finalists from the year, and now they're working on their debut albums.

The Boot sat down with both Scotty and Lauren before the Nashville stop of the trek to get the scoop on their rapid rise to fame, along with Lauren's recovery from her big fall.

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