But before the February 16 premiere, a teaser has to be dropped and that’s exactly what the show quietly did on December 16, 2019.
The first line of Laine’s Instagram bio doesn’t name him as the Season 17 winner of “Idol,” but rather, proclaims that he is “Louisiana Born and Raised…”
On the first season of the ABC reboot of American Idol, a young talent caught everyone’s eye. That person was Texas-native Cade Foehner, who brought high energy to the competition with his rock-inspired vocals. He made it all the way to the Top 5, and has been performing all over the country for his fans […] More
American Idol alum Josh Gracin had some exciting news to share with his fans on Wednesday (July 10)! The “Nothin’ to Lose” singer took to social media to reveal that he and his wife of two years, Katie, are expecting their first child together. Josh already has four children from his previous marriage: daughters Briana […] More
The second season of ABC’s rebooted American Idol finale aired on Sunday night (May 19). Each of the final three contestants performed for the last time, vying for America’s votes to crown them this season’s champion. After weeks of auditioning, and over a month of live competition, the season finally came to an end and […] More
A Judge’s Prophecy Way back when Laine Hardy first auditioned for American Idol in 2018, judge Luke Bryan gave him a word of warning. He told the then 17-year-old singer to “be careful” or else he may just win the show. Bryan’s words turned out to be prophetic, though that prophecy came true a year […] More
Laine’s Long Idol Journey Laine Hardy‘s journey to the American Idol finale was longer than either of the other finalists. He first auditioned for the show well over a year ago, when he was only 17 years old. The Louisiana native impressed the judges and won a golden ticket to Hollywood with his performance of […] More
Season 17 of American Idol is heating up! As some of the most beloved contestants have said their farewells, the Top 3 were safe as of last night’s episode. But before the big reveal, the top 5 fought for their place in the competition with a series of fiery performances. To no surprise, Laine Hardy […] More
The judges noticed a huge change in Hardy in that moment, prompting Katy Perry to ask him afterward if he had been to a vocal coach that week…
Idol Top 6 Challenged With Two Themed Performances American Idol embraced various themes throughout its second rebooted season, with each theme posing new challenges to the contestants. From putting their own spins on Disney classics to conquering iconic Queen songs, the themed weeks pushed the singers’ talents to the limits. When it came time for […] More
In March 2019, he posted an audio clip of himself singing rock icon Bob Seger’s “Turn the Page,” and it generated well over 90,000 views…
We have gotten to know Laine over the past couple years or so thanks to his American Idol appearances, but we realized we really don’t know that much about him, other than that he likes to sing.