South Carolina Native Takes Center Stage On “American Idol”

A South Carolina teen is going from social media star to contestant on “American Idol” thanks to support from his TikTok followers.

Aiden Adair was visibly nervous on Sunday (Feb. 26) night heading into his audition for Season 21 of American Idol. The 19-year-old pizza cutter from Clover, South Carolina, auditioned in Nashville, Tenn., for judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan.

Adair let viewers know that his moment on the reality TV singing competition was “completely out of my comfort zone. That’s when judges put the Clover teen in his element!


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