Fans of American Idol may recognize a familiar face this season as GRAMMY nominated and GMA Dove award winner Jamie Grace recently unveiled her auditioned for the hit singing competition and advanced through the auditions to the Hollywood Round.
“Surprise!!! I’M GOING TO HOLLYWOOD!!!!!,” Grace shared on Instagram. Although her audition did not air on TV, Grace says she advanced through the producer rounds and auditioned for the show’s esteemed judging panel of Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, getting yesses from the latter two judges and therefore earning a spot in the next ground.
“Hollywood round episodes start NEXT WEEK! And I’ll definitely be watching — cause I’ll be there,” Grace added. “I hope you’ll see me, but truth, either way— there is some amazing talent that will blow you away!”
American Idol is set to air this Sunday (March 21) and Monday (March 22) at 8pm ET on ABC. Grace announced in 2016 that she was parting ways with Gotee Records to release music independently. Grace continutes to release new music regularly and operates a very popular YouTube channel.