Warrenton’s Very Own Is Going To Hollywood
Have you heard? Sing it from the rooftops - Warrenton's very own, Mike Parker showed off his singing skills and was handed a ticket to Hollywood for season 20 of American Idol.
Before trying out for American Idol, Mike started his journey for getting discovered at another classic show for amateurs with an incredible voice: The Voice. During season 15, he claimed a spot on Jennifer Hudson's team.
Mike grew up in Fauquier, VA with his two parents, Dejuanna and Edward. He played football at his high school, Kettle Run High. He was particularly emotional in front of the celebrity judges as he shared with them that his mother, Dejuanna has been facing health problems. He's in it to win it for his momma!
A Chance at His Dream
This soon-to-be country star wowed the judges, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richard when he sang his favorite Deana Carter song. Katy Perry even stated she could see the country star making it to the top 24. Lionel Richard stated his voice was simply "gold", and Luke Bryan was blown away and told the musical star he "has the potential to be amazing."
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Check Out Mike's Tunes
If you missed his American Idol audition, you can check out his amazing voice for yourself by listening to his newest hit, "Still Stingy" which wowed the musical world in August of 2021.
Here at Warrenton Toyota, we are cheering on the soon-to-be country star! From your dealership friends: good luck Mike!
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