The American Idol Season 20 Top 7 finalists release their singles, which they will perform on Sunday. The songs reflect their unique musical styles.
the american idol Season 20 Top 7 finalists Nicolina, Jay Copeland, Christian Guardino, Fritz Hager, HunterGirl, Leah Marlene and Noah Thompson have released their new singles that reflect each of their unique musical styles. The top 7 contestants performed two songs in the final american idol episode, during which they were mentored by legendary singer and record producer will.i.am. The themes were TikTok sensations and Mother’s Day dedications.
Two of american idol The top 7 contestants faced adversity this week because Fritz and Noah were both diagnosed with COVID-19. While a visibly ill Noah performed live from his hotel room, Fritz was diagnosed the morning of the show and american idol aired its dress rehearsal. After their performances, the finalists were narrowed down to the Top 5. Christian and Jay received the lowest number of votes and were eliminated from the competition. The remaining contestants will now travel to Las Vegas for a once-in-a-lifetime mentoring session with the country superstar and american idol Carrie Underwood, winner of season 4.
On Friday, May 13, the american idol The 7 Top 7 finalists have released their new singles, which are available for download and streaming. the american idol the contestants took to Instagram to promote their songs and give some history on the tracks. Nicolina described her single “Glitter” as a “a beautiful yet haunting portrayal of grief.” She said the song was originally from Patrick Droney and she was over the moon when she found out doing it again was an option for her. HunterGirl wrote a song, “Red Bird”, which is also about coping with grief and said it was “one of the most personal songs” she ever wrote. She said that when she was a little girl, her family always told her that when she saw a red bird, it was a sign from heaven that a family member was caring for her and that the cardinals had been great signs in his life. HunterGirl said that through this song she wanted people to know that they are never alone and that the ones they love are always watching over them.
american idol Finalist Leah also wrote her song “Flowers” and said that “after 2 years of pretty crippling depression and anxiety,” she wrote the song as an encouragement for her past and for all who are “in the thick of it right now.” Fritz wrote that he had “so funny” working on his single “Hearts Align”, which reflects his distinctive style. Although Fritz sang many of his original songs on american idolhe didn’t write this one, but it has a connection to the show: american idol season 18 runner-up Francisco Martin co-wrote it. Noah shared that he had “too fun” recording his single “One Day Tonight”, a country song about a couple looking to the future. Even though Jay and Christian were eliminated from the american idol competition, they also had the opportunity to record singles. Jay’s song is called “Unlonely”, while Christian’s is called “Higher”, which was recorded in the same studio in which Marvin Gaye recorded “What’s Going On”.
the american idol Season 20 Top 7 contestants’ singles are already climbing the charts. On Sunday, the remaining five finalists will perform their singles as well as songs from Carrie’s catalog. They turned out to be one of the best group of finalists in the show’s history. No matter who wins the contest, each of them has given fans the gift of amazing new music.
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american idol airs Sundays at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC.
Sources: American Idol/Instagram, Nicolina/Instagram, Fritz Hager/Instagram, HunterGirl/Instagram, Leah Marlene/Instagram, Noah Thompson/Instagram, Jay Copeland/Instagram, Christian Guardino/Instagram
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