Lauren Alaina Embraces Family Time During Quarantine

Like all of us, Lauren Alaina is laying low, or practicing social distancing, during the current outbreak of coronavirus. Trying…


Lauren Jo Black

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March 18, 2020


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Like all of us, Lauren Alaina is laying low, or practicing social distancing, during the current outbreak of coronavirus. Trying to make the most of her time at home, the singer is enjoying quite a bit of bonding time with her father.

In a video clip shared to Instagram, the pair joined forces for a sweet rendition of Alaina’s latest single, “Getting Good.” Sharing a timely message about living in the moment and focusing on what you have, rather than what you don’t, Alaina belted out the chorus of the heartfelt song while her dad picked the guitar alongside her.

“The best thing about this quarantine is getting to spend it with my daddy,” Alaina captioned the video clip. “He’s my favorite guitar player in the whole wide world. He’s been playing for me since I was a little girl singing in restaurants in Rossville, Georgia. We are learning to soak up every moment because our lives are already good.”

“Getting Good” was written by Emily Weisband and produced by David Garcia.

Lauren Alaina recently wrapped her first headlining tour and released a new six-song EP earlier this month. She also just wrapped her time on Blake Shelton’s Friends and Heroes Tour, which was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.