Lauren Alaina’s dream comes true this Saturday night at the Grand Ole Opry stage. What gifting news for her before Christmas night. In her end Opry set, long-term part Trisha Yearwood strolled in front of an audience and asked Alaina “I have the honor, you’re gonna make me cry, I have the honor of asking you on behalf of the Grand Ole Opry if you would please accept our invitation to become the newest member.” Yes, you heard it right. Trisha Yearwood invites Lauren Alaina to join Grand Ole Opry.
Trisha Yearwood Invites Lauren Alaina To Join Grand Ole Opry
With full of emotion, a tearful and breathless Alaina bend to her knees before accepting Trisha’s invitation. The gorgeous American singer expressed her excitement with the following words, “I have not cried like this in a long time, I guess I needed it” she said from the stage. I’m not kidding, I was backstage and I was like, Can you please tell the Opry the only thing I want is to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry.” Behind the stage, Alaina traded sad embraces with her mother, Kristy White, and father, J.J. Suddeth, before depicting the second as “the most astonished I’ve at any point been.”
She also said that “I would choose to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry over a Grammy because it’s such a respectable thing in the genre that I love, that was I raised on, that’s taught me everything about music.” According to executive producer Dan Rogers, “She earned an invitation for her youthful exuberance and a healthy respect for Opry traditions every time she plays the show.” Her remarkable appearances incorporate playing for a void Opry House later the show shut its ways to reside crowds during the pinnacle of 2020’s COVID-19 closures and, recently, joining an occasion show for U.S. military staff. Lauren Alaina made her Opry debut on June 10, 2011, playing the renowned Nashville stage multiple times in the decade since.
Dan also said to The Tennessean, “Some nights when she has lit up the Opry House while singing ‘Road Less Traveled’ I’ve stood on the side of the stage and thought, I genuinely believe Opry fans will be just as excited to see her sing this song on this stage 20 years from now as they are tonight.”
Alaina could not stop her happiness. She said, “When I realized my dad was here, it hit me and the rest of it’s kind of a blur. All I know is I was crying so hard that I was gasping and I’ve only cried that hard, like, twice in my whole life. I won’t be happier even if I get married.”
Alaina originally acquired acclaim as a challenger on singing contest “American Idol” before cutting her direction as a nation pop hitmaker with a flourishing voice. She climbed to No. 1 on country radio charts with the previously mentioned 2016 tune “Less common direction.” She’s since rehashed her diagram finishing off progress with a triplet of joint efforts: the multi-platinum “What Ifs” with Kane Brown, “One Beer” with Hardy and Devin Dawson and “Thinking ‘Session You” with Dustin Lynch.
In getting an Opry greeting Saturday night, Alaina joins country triplet Lady A, ruling CMA Awards Female Vocalist of the Year Carly Pearce, family gospel bunch The Isaacs and Nashville singer Mandy Barnett in being invited inside bluegrass music’s permanent circle this year.