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Trent Harmon Talks About Winning American Idol and His New Music

Trent Harmon Talks About Winning American Idol and His New Music

Trent Harmon—the last American Idol winner ever—talks with Chuck Wicks and Ty Bentli about Duck Hunt, treating being on American Idol like a job, his hit single “There’s a Girl,” his upcoming new music and more. Show Participants Trent Harmon Chuck Wicks, America’s Morning Show co-host Ty Bentli, America’s Morning Show co-host Show Notes & Links Trent Harmon’s…MORE

Watch American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Perform Live at the Nash Studios

Watch American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Perform Live at the Nash Studios

You may know Trent Harmon as the very last winner of FOX’s hit show, American Idol, but we here at Nashcountrydaily.com got to know Trent as one hell of good singer. The Memphis native stopped by the NashCountryDaily.com offices this afternoon (Sept. 7) for a special Facebook live performance and to show just why he…MORE

American Idol 2016: Carrie Underwood Inspires, Trent Harmon Wins

American Idol 2016: Carrie Underwood Inspires, Trent Harmon Wins

And just like that .  . . we now live in a world without American Idol! Or as Ryan Seacrest said, “For now.” Keith Urban stopped by Nash Nights Live several months ago and mentioned that the show would most likely be picked up by another network, maybe Hulu or something, so there’s that. Guys, help…MORE

American Idol 2016: One Last Episode Left

American Idol 2016: One Last Episode Left

Only one episode left! The tissues are on standby, and I’m actually getting really sad (yet again)! All the feels!! And tomorrow is going to be even more intense. The Final Top 2 – Here We Go! La’Porsha Renae Trent Harmon Ok, so judging by the vibe of the show and social media, I think…MORE

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon Pulls a Hat Trick, Scores a Spot in the Top 3

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon Pulls a Hat Trick, Scores a Spot in the Top 3

Holy cow was last week ever a busy week! The ACM Awards show was last night but I’ve been busy doing interviews in Las Vegas or being on a plane flying between Nashville and Vegas since Thursday! I finally got around to watching the March 31 episode of American Idol today and I was not disappointed. MacKenzie Bourg’s…MORE

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon’s “Chandelier” Shines Bright

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon’s “Chandelier” Shines Bright

Nostalgia Be Givin’ Us All the Feels Ahhh!! This farewell season is going by too fast!! I feel like we’re experiencing the end of a real relationship. You know? American Idol is like that boyfriend you’re totally over, but when the end actually starts coming, you get all nostalgic and remember the good times. Like…MORE

American Idol 2016: Tristan Goes Home, Trent Brings JLo to Tears, MacKenzie Owns

American Idol 2016: Tristan Goes Home, Trent Brings JLo to Tears, MacKenzie Owns

Tristan McIntosh Goes Out Singing Martina McBride’s “Independence Day” Aw man, there goes our last country artist! Unfortunately, Tristan McIntosh was voted off tonight. I gotta be honest, I totally agree with the judges. She just has some growing up to do, but no doubt, she can be a star! Farewell Tristan, we’ll miss you…MORE

American Idol 2016: La’Porsha Goes Total Diva, But Trent Harmon Captivates

American Idol 2016: La’Porsha Goes Total Diva, But Trent Harmon Captivates

First things first, can we just pretend those duets didn’t happen? Not great, not necessary . . . just fillers. As far as the solos go . . . this was the first time I had a really difficult time picking my favorite. It came down to La’Porsha Renae, MacKenzie Bourg and Trent Harmon. Ultimately, Trent gets my pick…MORE

American Idol 2016: Audience Votes for Tristan, JLo and I Vote for Trent

American Idol 2016: Audience Votes for Tristan, JLo and I Vote for Trent

Are the cuts this year more brutal than last, or is it just me? Two more had to go home this week to form the Top 8. Luckily, country is still represented! The Audience Loves Tristan McIntosh Tristan McIntosh made it through based on audience votes, so she didn’t even have to compete in the…MORE

American Idol 2016: Kelly Clarkson Made Me Cry, La’Porsha Owned the Stage

American Idol 2016: Kelly Clarkson Made Me Cry, La’Porsha Owned the Stage

THE QUEEN WAS BACK!! Y’all . . . I’m still trying to collect myself after that final performance from Kelly Clarkson. “Piece by Piece” was just . . . OMG. I’m speechless, and crying. It’s not a cute cry either, full on ugly cry. SO. MUCH. YES. It was an emotional night, nostalgia to the max, amazing performances and…MORE

American Idol 2016: Dalton and Daughtry Pop, Pickler Partners Plop

American Idol 2016: Dalton and Daughtry Pop, Pickler Partners Plop

I’m sorry, WHAT?! Did Kellie Pickler just say it’s been a full DECADE since she was on Idol?! Excuse me while I go cry in a corner and realize that my 10-year high school reunion is about to happen. Ok. I’m back . . . and at peace. The former Idols returned yet again, but a new batch! And—don’t…MORE

American Idol 2016: Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood Covers

American Idol 2016: Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood Covers

One thing I will NEVER understand about American Idol contestants . . . WHY DON’T YOU PICK POPULAR SONGS?! Seriously . . . stop with the album cuts and little-known songs! You’re entertaining the masses, and we want to have fun with the song you choose! Plus, it’s an easy way to get the audience on your side while…MORE

American Idol 2016: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Return for Special Duets

American Idol 2016: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Return for Special Duets

Was it just me, or was last night’s (Feb. 11) episode kind of depressing? Yeah, it was sad that five people were eliminated. But the real sadness came with the return of the Idols. Like, seriously . . . is this the first gig Fantasia has gotten since her Lifetime movie?! Just kidding (kind of). But not only…MORE

American Idol 2016: Jeneve Rocks the Harp

American Idol 2016: Jeneve Rocks the Harp

The top 24 have been split up into two sets of 12 for the next couple of weeks. Last night (Feb. 10) the first set performed, and tonight (Feb. 11), five from this first set will be eliminated. I know, pretty harsh, right? Here are the 12 who performed last night with links to their individual performances on…MORE

American Idol 2016: Top 24 Selected, Winner Predictions

American Idol 2016: Top 24 Selected, Winner Predictions

Well, that was excruciating. Two hours of judges doing fake outs before they told the contestants they actually are a part of the top 24. “It’s so hard making cuts. You’re so talented, but so is everyone else, and unfortunately we have no choice . . . but to send people home . . . and today . . . we’re…MORE

American Idol 2016: The Going Gets Tough as Solo Rounds Begin

American Idol 2016: The Going Gets Tough as Solo Rounds Begin

Wow! I never really realized how intense the Hollywood week “Solo Rounds” are. Performers thrive on feedback, and the judges aren’t allowed to give any during this round. Ugh, I felt for the contestants. But then again, once they make it to live shows – the national audience can be a lot more harsh than…MORE

American Idol 2016: Group Auditions! Jeneve Goosies and Lonely Mono Trent

American Idol 2016: Group Auditions! Jeneve Goosies and Lonely Mono Trent

Group week—here we go! If you read my Wednesday (Jan. 27) recap, you know I was ready for some craziness. I prefer to keep drama out of my actual life and just leave it to the TV. So, I was selfishly bummed that there wasn’t much drama on this final round of group performances. It was…MORE

American Idol 2016: Hollywood Week! Jan. 27 Episode Recap

American Idol 2016: Hollywood Week! Jan. 27 Episode Recap

Hollywood Week is here, and last night the judges had to cut half of the 190 contestants they brought out to tinsel town. For those of you who don’t want to do that math, I got you covered: That’s 95 aspiring idols. Luckily for us, they decided not to drag this process out, so we…MORE

American Idol 2016: End of the Auditions and Golden Ticket Recap

American Idol 2016: End of the Auditions and Golden Ticket Recap

And just like that, the final American Idol auditions were over after the Jan. 21 episode. Well, not exactly “just like that”—we’ve been watching auditions twice a week for three weeks now. Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and country music’s very own Keith Urban were in San Francisco to hand out the last golden ticket…MORE

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Lady A

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