‘American Idol’ Judges Break Down Over Subway Singer Just Sam’s Emotional Audition

Just Sam audition of Andra Day Rise Up on American Idol

Tears were a-plenty during the first night of auditions on ABC’s American Idol, but no contestant affected judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie the way subway singer Just Sam did. In the promotional package about the 20-year-old aspiring singer from Harlem, viewers learned that Samantha Diaz, who goes by the stage name “Just … Read more

Jennifer Nettles Sings Christmas Classics With Idina Menzel and Andra Day

Jennifer Nettles is releasing a Christmas album like no other. For To Celebrate Christmas, the Sugarland songstress has tapped Broadway sensation Idina Menzel (and the voice of everyone’s favorite Frozen star, Elsa) for the timeless “Little Drummer Boy.” Andra Day can be heard on the jazz-influenced version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman.” “I’m such … Read more