Johnson went on to record the song as his “winner’s single,” though he told Insider that it was near-identical to a 2012 song that a finalist from the South African version of the show had released.
约翰逊, a Asheville, North Carolina native, competed on the show’s 13th season, 播出的 2014. With renditions of “Sympathy for the Devil” 和 “The Edge of Glory,” he emerged that season as a unique rock vocalist. He’s gone on to release two albums, most recently in 2019, 与 “Born From Southern Ground.”
“美国偶像” has produced several notable winners over its last 20 年份, including Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Fantasia Barrino, 除其他外. Contestants who didn’t win but went on to find mainstream fame include Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert and Katherine McPhee.