” On ‘American Idol,’ I felt like one of my challenges was picking songs because I’ve definitely been exposed to a lot of music. So when I went to pick songs, it was difficult for me to choose, but I’d always go to country because country music is so memorable. “


” When I was 12 years old, my dad got into country music. My first CD was Wynonna Judd, and I loved it. “


” I really believed music was going to be a big part of my future, and that’s why I took a truck driving job, so I could maintain my singing job at night. I put about 30 hours a week just for singing, going between two churches. And in order to afford that, I had to take a full time job so I could do my passion. “


” I have a mission, and that’s to help people. That’s what I want my music to do. “


” I can just be a Christian who sings mainstream music instead of having to be a Christian who has to somehow just sing Christian music. “



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When I was 12 years old, my dad got into country music. My first CD was Wynonna Judd, and I loved it.
I really believed music was going to be a big part of my future, and that
I have a mission, and that
I can just be a Christian who sings mainstream music instead of having to be a Christian who has to somehow just sing Christian music.

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