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Former “American Idol” finalist Michael Johns died Friday.
According to sources, it is believed that his death was related to a blood clot emanating from a minor ankle injury.
Michael Johns, an Australian singer-songwriter was a contestant on the show in 2008, season 7. Following his appearance on the vocal talent competition…he continued his music career and in 2009, he released an album titled “Hold Back My Heart.”
John’s married to interior designer Stacey Vuduris in 2007.
A representative for the singer broke the sad news via Twitter…in which he said “It is with a heavy heart and inconsolable sadness that we confirm the passing of our friend Michael Johns.”
Michael Johns was 35-years-old.
Michael Johns America Idol Performances
Related Archives: American Idol
|Week #||Theme||Song choice||Original artist||Result|
|Top 24 (12 Men)||1960s||“Light My Fire“||The Doors||♦||Safe|
|Top 20 (10 Men)||1970s||“Go Your Own Way“||Fleetwood Mac||♦||Safe|
|Top 16 (8 Men)||1980s||“Don’t You (Forget About Me)“||Simple Minds||♦||Safe|
|Top 12||Lennon–McCartney||“Across the Universe“||The Beatles||♦||Safe|
|Top 11||The Beatles||“A Day in the Life“||The Beatles||♦||Safe|
|Top 10||Year They Were Born||“We Will Rock You“/”We Are the Champions“||Queen||♦||Safe|
|Top 9||Dolly Parton||“It’s All Wrong But It’s All Right“||Dolly Parton||♦||Safe|
|Top 8||Inspirational Music||“Dream On“||Aerosmith||♦||Eliminated|
“Dream On” Performed by Michael Johns Video
Michael Johns Post Idol Career: Following the show, Michael Johns performed on the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2008. Johns worked on the soundtrack for Shaun White’s documentary DVD Don’t Look Down, released by Three Rings Projects, while he was on the Idol tour. The album released features Johns singing all but one track, along with Rye Randa and Jeff Foxworth. Released on 1 January 2009 by Three Rings Project it consists of 17 songs, 10 of which are vocal.He released a song, “Another Christmas,” in December 2008, which he penned in 2006 when circumstances kept him from returning to his native Australia for Christmas. Half the proceeds from the song were advertised as going to the Red Cross and MDA’s ALS division. In 2009, he released a digital download single called “Heart on my Sleeve” and an album titled Hold back my Heart, which sold 20,000 copies.
He released an EP Love and Sex, including thee songs, in 2012.
Michael Johns Related News from the Web:
It’s true! Radio personality, television host, and producer, Ryan Seacrest, 39, and fitness model Shayna Taylor are indeed an item.
Rumors that Seacrest was dating Taylor began in December 2013 nine months after he ended a two-year romance to dancer Julianne Hough.
The confirmation came from the 38-year-old blonde bombshell who told photographers as she and the media mogul jetted into LAX over the weekend following a romantic trip to Europe.
When Taylor was ask about the relationship she said ‘I’m a lucky girl.’
Ryan Seacrest Gossip News:
Kelly Clarkson, singer and season one winner of “American Idol” and husband Brandon Blackstock are now the proud parents of a baby girl.
Clarkson announced the birth of Rivier Rose Blackstock via Twitter on June 12th.
Clarkson and Blackstock, a talent manager and father of two, were married in October. The following month, the couple announced that they were expecting a child.
Kelly Clarkson Trivia:
- Her first single sold nearly 250,000 copies in its first week.
- Her first single, “A Moment Like This”, set records by jumping from number 52 to the number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Keith Urban made reference to his chosen phrase “parakeet breath,” on tonight’s American Idol live show.
The use of the word came following his critique of final three contestant Alex Preston who sand Stay, by Rihanna. BTW…thumbs up to Alex for a great performance
The country singer and “hotter than hot” American Idol judge managed to get the phrase in by asking the other judges to smell the microphone cover.
Harry was willing to take a sniff… J Lo passed…she didn’t want a whiff.
It was then that Keith said it smells like “parrot breath.” It was the exact phrase but it was close enough.
Keith Urban’s ‘Parakeet Breath’ Reference
All you Keith Urban fans out there, may have notices that as he critiques contestants on American Idol, he often makes references with words that you wouldn’t expect.
There’s a lot more to this story so if your totally confused…read original post here
Alex Preston Trivia:
- Alexander Preston Philbrick (born May 6, 1993), better known as Alex Preston, is an American singer from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire.
- Alex Preston is currently a top the finalist on season 13 of American Idol
- Alex Preston wrote his first song called “Fish Food” when he was 12.
- Alex Preston attended Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire
- Alex Preston played the guitar in a jazz band, and in the percussion section in concert and a marching band.
- Alex Preston also formed a band with friends, Dustin Newhouse, Josh Brackett and Tucker Brown, called Undertow.
- Alex Preston He graduated from high school in 2011