She got her start thanks to a runner-up finish on "American Idol," and Lauren Alaina
is taking advantage of her celebrity status as he joined in on the 2012 Cmt
Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday (June 6).
The 17-year-old Georgia native was all smiles on the red carpet at the Bridgestone Arena venue while preparing for the evening's festivities to get underway.
Hosted by Kristen Bell
and Toby Keith
, this year's CMT Awards ...