Credit: Michael Becker/FOX ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. Photo: The Judges Pose With Lauren Alaina on March 8, 2012

American Idol Season 10 runner-up Lauren Alaina didn’t come away with the ultimate prize last year, but she has major bragging rights: The 17-year-old country cutie’s vocals will be heard on Aerosmith’s soon-to-be released album.

“Yesterday: returned to idol & then went to the studio to record background vocals for the new Aerosmith record,” she tweeted enthusiastically. “#ISTHISREAL? Thank u Steven!”

Aerosmith front man and Idol judge Steven Tyler has been a Lauren lover from the beginning, but it’s still an unexpected and enormous honor. We’re super excited to hear what Lauren sounds like with the legendary band — it’ll be a killer combination!

How do you like them apples, Scotty?

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