Noah Thompson won season 20 of American Idol in May. Find out what the country singer has been up to since being crowned the show's winner.
American Idol winner Noah Thompson has been busy since his season 20 win. Noah is a 20-year-old construction worker who is signed up to audition for the show by his best friend Arthur. Noah had no acting experience before, but Arthur believed in Noah's talent. He knew he would never attempt the show alone. Noah Performs Kameron Marlowe's 'Giving You Up' for Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Judges like Luke Bryan impressed and earned him a golden ticket to Hollywood.
During his American Idol tour, Noah developed as an artist. He incorporated his own style into songs such as Harry Styles' "Fall Down," Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" and John Mayer's Mayer's "Heartbreak War." He made an impression when he sang the unexpected "Stay" on the Hollywood Week Showstoppers. He sang the song again at his last show on American Idol, somehow better than the first time. While the game is very important to him, his main concern is being the best dad he can be to his 1-year-old son, Walker. Since winning American Idol, Noah has shared his many accomplishments with his fans.
Noah Thompson Releases Singles After American Idol
Following the success of his American Idol single "One Day Tonight", which reached No. 1 on the charts, Noah released two more songs. In July, he released a country version of "Stay," his signature song on American Idol. He followed that up in October with "Make You Rich," which is expected to be his first single. In an interview with Country Now, Noah revealed that on American Idol, he was offered some songs, but after switching back and forth between that song and "Make You Rich," he chose "One Day Tonight." " as his first single.
However, Noah shared that he likes messages that "make you rich". Emphasizing the importance of his family and friends, he "thought it was a really good song for me, just to show who I am, because I'm an American Idol champion, come home and sit in our damn Lawnmower, cut the grass." Noah added that he wanted people to know that he would never lose sight of who he was by sticking to his roots. Noah walks the talk, returns to Kentucky home for filming The music video for the song, which includes scenes of him with his son.
Noah Thompson Tours With American Idol Runner-Up HunterGirl
American Idol winner Noah and runner-up HunterGirl's co-headlining tour concluded in St. Louis, Missouri in December, after several dates began in Columbus, Ohio in October. As he moved from construction work to the music industry almost overnight, Noah admitted after one tour that he began to reconsider his talent and whether he was good enough. He said, "Nights like tonight remind me that's why I love it so much, because of the people there, just, I don't know. I could cry over it. It's just something really special."
Noah admitted it was hard for him to be away from his family while he was working on new music and touring in Nashville, but he was inspired by his son to keep going. Noah shared that this huge life change was really hard for him, but he knew he'd "never be able to take care of that kid the way I could. I mean, it's the honest truth of God. I'm not the brightest people world. I didn't go to college, I didn't have the money to go to college, so it was a dream come true. Indeed. His next big show will be on New Year's Eve, when he will headline alongside singer Chase Matthews at the Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville, Kentucky. Noah has also considered moving to the Nashville.^Noah has had great success with American Idol. His new music release has been well-received. Plus, his tour with HunterGirl has delighted fans. He was even nominated for a People's Choice Award as a contestant in 2022 .Noah has a bright future^ MORE: American Idol: Why 'Cover Me Up' Is the Perfect Song for Noah Thompson^ Sources: Country Now, Noah Thompson/Instagram, Noah Thompson/Instagram