‘Idol’ Judges Call West Virginia Teen A “Diamond In The Rough”

Few things get American Idol fans more excited than a contestant that isn’t aware of how great they are. Throw in a little bit of “aw shucks,” a muddy truck, and some dirty boots and we get the ideal “country” Idol hopeful. Clay, West Virginia, native Zack Dobbins brought just such a combination to the Idol […] More

Hootie & Gyth Rigdon Crush 1994 Mega-Hit On “Voice” Finale

From the very start of this Voice season, young Louisiana native Gyth Rigdon has been a frontrunner and star member of Blake Shelton’s team – so there’s no question as to why he was selected to perform with Hootie & The Blowfish for Season 16’s epic finale. I want to say thanks to each and […] More

Young Widow Delivers Emotional Audition With Song Written For Late Husband

If you watched Season 2’s American Idol auditions, you’ve learned that one thing is certain….you were brought to tears by at least one contestant. Year after year we’ve seen contestants audition who have overcome disabilities, devastating loss, heartbreak and incredible odds. This season was no exception. 27-year-old Lauren Engle stood in front of the Idol […] More

10-Year-Old Girl Stuns Viewers With Mind-Blowing ‘Jolene’ Cover

10-year-old Jadyn Rylee took Dolly Parton fans by surprise with her incredibly-advanced performance of “Jolene.” A viral singing sensation, this young girl is no stranger to praise and success from her wildly-popular YouTube channel, but her performance of this classic tune truly takes the cake. Sporting a checkered dress, Jadyn Rylee is as cute as can be with […] More

TV Host Brought To Tears By Kellie Pickler’s Emotional New Song

To Kellie Pickler, her grandparents were so much more than just her grandparents. They were the ones who cared for her throughout most of her childhood, taking on the parental roles in her life. Kellie always considered her grandmother, Faye, to be the mother figure in her life. She treasured her advice and guidance, and […] More