Tonight, American Idol winner, Nick Fradiani, sings the National Anthem at the National Memorial Day concert in Washington DC. The Voice season 5 winner, Tessanne Chin, is set to performing. Airing on PBS stations across the country. Check your local listings!
American Idol season 6 winner, Jordin Sparks sang the National Anthem before the running of the 99th Indianapolis 500. Watch it Here. The Voice season 4 winner, Danielle Bradbery, was set to sing America the Beautiful. Maybe ESPN aired it, but it was not aired on ABC, so wasn’t able to grab it.
As you can see, reality show singing contest winners are singing patriotic songs everywhere today…
Sawyer: Great American story – But the Fultonville 16-year-old won something else, too: a type and intensity of American pop stardom that can morph a farm kid from the sticks into a golden boy bound for glory. He was all of 15 when he blind-auditioned for the NBC singing competition, rendering “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” with a purity and depth that sounded incongruous — outrageous, really — coming from the mouth of a teenager. – Read more at The Times Union
Hamill: Jersey girl makes good as ‘Idol’ star Jax embraces life in spotlight – “I’m tired and jet-lagged,” Jax (below), who goes by the single name, said last week. “I’ve gotten like 45 minutes sleep since I got home two days ago. I spent the last week on ‘Idol’ doing press, rehearsing for the finale with none other than Steven Tyler, who is an actual rock star and a great regular guy. We had so much fun together. He taught me so much Rock & Roll 101 and how to work off each other’s energy. So I really did just finish the greatest time of my life, for which I will always be grateful.” – Read more at The Daily News
Hometown Girl Angie Miller Sells Out Back-to-Back Shows, Donates Profits to Restoration Efforts at The Cabot – BEVERLY – A line stretched throughout downtown Beverly last weekend as Angie Miller returned to her hometown for the first of two sold-out shows at The Cabot. It was the first time the iconic, cultural institution filled every seat since reopening last fall, and Miller further joined restoration efforts by announcing she would donate a significant portion of the profits from ticket sales. “There’s nothing like coming home,” Angie said following her first performance. “I’m with those who have supported me since the very beginning. The energy on stage and out in the crowd is what continues to drive me to share my music.” – NoBoMagazine
Adam Lambert on Mom Leila: I Was Never Made to Feel Bad About Myself – He’s a fashion icon in his own right, but Adam Lambert gets it from his mama. “When he was a kid, any kind of arts and crafts, anything to do with being creative, I always wanted to make sure he had anything you’d want,” says Leila Lambert, an interior designer. “[Now] we have an affinity for shopping.” – Read more at People