‘American Idol’ Top Three: Scotty, Lauren & Haley’s Hometown Reunions [PHOTOS]

May 16th, 2011 // 2 Comments

Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina and Haley Reinhart are this season’s American Idol top three, and as the top three gets to do every year, they returned to their hometowns to greet their adoring fans.

Billboard magazine reports that for Scotty, Garner, North Carolina went all-out for his homecoming celebration, with the Raleigh suburb spending over $60,000 to host over 30,000 fans for the weekend. The judges have chosen Kenny Rogers‘ “She Believes In Me” as the song he will sing on Wednesday night’s top three performance show.

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16-year-old Lauren Alaina began her frenetic day at the FOX station in her hometown of Chattanooga, which as followed by series of stops and parades throughout the day. “Idol’s” youngest contestant then sang a few songs, filmed segments for next week’s homecoming show, and wiped away plenty of tears. The song chosen for her to sing by the judges is Lee Ann Womack‘s “I Hope You Dance.”

Last but not least, was Haley Reinhart who headed home to Deer Park, Illinois. That evening her mini-concert drew nearly 30,000 people to Arlington Park in inclement weather. Next week, the judges have assigned Haley to sing Alanis Morrisette‘s hit, “You Oughtta Know.”

Launch the gallery to check out all the hometown pics and then watch videos of their hometown appearances…

By Miu von Furstenberg

  1. American idol hometown Scotty McCreery Lauren Aliana Haley Reinhart
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    WHY is he crying?? probably just cause he’s too overwhelmed and that he just doesn’t realize how big he is yet. he’s too inocent and I like him that way!!! Ilove when he’s up on stage just rockin those eybrows. and last nights comment” I got to ask all those girls if they were gonna kiss me or not” pry not the best thing to say but I loved it!!! he knows how to work it! <3 scott mccreery!

  2. Nellie Hudson

    Many of the contestants this year have been real talented…Scotty, Haley and Lauren are very outstanding singers….Scotty is my favorite and he has a powerful voice…I hope he wins…

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