Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery dashed the hopes of countless ‘McLaina’ fans recently when they debunked the persistent rumors that they were a couple. But even if they aren’t dating each other, that doesn’t mean the ‘American Idol’ alums can’t find love with other young songbirds.

In fact, Alaina has made no secret of the fact that she has eyes for rising country star Hunter Hayes — and as it turns out, he could very well end up being her date to the prom.

During a recent radio appearance, the subject of her Hayes crush came up, and Alaina couldn’t help playing along. When the host told her that Hayes had recently made a call to the station, during which he expressed admiration for her voice and said he thought she was beautiful, she demanded proof.

“You’re lying. Play it — pull it out — let’s hear it,” she demanded. “I’ll give you $50!” When the host joked that Hayes was worried about Alaina’s curfew, she joked, “Well, he better not break it!”

Finally, she cut out the middleman, using the airwaves to talk to Hayes directly. “All right, Hunter. If you wanna go to the prom with me, it’s an open invitation.”

Your move, Hunter!

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