The chemistry was off the charts when Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina carried out ‘What Ifs’ on the ACM Awards on April 15 — and that’s as a result of the 2 go WAY again. Watch right here!
Simply weeks after Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina’s hit “What Ifs” hit No. 1 on the Billboard nation charts, the pair hit the stage collectively on the ACM Awards for a efficiency of the observe on April 15. The rising nation stars commanded the stage as they belted out the track, singing to at least one one other and exhibiting off unbelievable chemistry as they ended their set with their faces simply inches away. Don’t get it twisted, although — Kane and Lauren are each in critical relationships. Nonetheless, they do have a historical past that helped put the relaxed with one another throughout the large efficiency!
Years earlier than they each made it large, Lauren and Kane really went to the identical center faculty collectively! The 2 have been in the identical refrain class in seventh grade, so that they’ve been singing collectively since they have been simply youngsters. “He informed me he didn’t sing,” Lauren recalled earlier this yr. “I feel he stated he solely sang within the bathe.” After one yr collectively, Lauren and Kane went on to attend separate colleges, however he did see her on TV when she competed on American Idol in 2011. Then, when he went to document “What Ifs” in 2016, he requested Lauren to step in and sing vocals with him.
“The track was the right approach for us to showcase what we are able to do,” Lauren gushed in regards to the duet earlier this yr. “I really like Kane and it was a pure match.” The track was nominated for Vocal Occasion of the Yr on the ACMs, however misplaced to Carrie Underwood and Keith City for “The Fighter.” In the meantime, Lauren took residence the consideration of New Feminine Vocalist of the Yr, whereas Kane was up for New Male Vocalist of the Yr, though Brett Younger was named the winner.