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

08/02/2011 11:15 am ET | Updated Oct 02, 2011
  • Posted Aug 2nd 2011 10:20AM by Erin Duvall The Boot

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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