VIDEO: Candice Glover Performs New Single 'Cried' on AMERICAN IDOL
R&B singer Candice Glover won the twelfth season of American Idol and last night she returned to the place where it all began. Below, watch her perform a single 'Cried' from her debut album 'Music Speaks' on last night's Results Show!
Glover is the first female winner of the show since Jordin Sparks won in 2007, the fourth African-American winner in American Idol history and the only winner to have auditioned three times before being cast for the live shows. Her debut album Music Speaks is scheduled for release on February 18, 2014.
About AMERICAN IDOL
No other show in TV history has proven to be a force in the entertainment industry like AMERICAN IDOL. American Idol solidified itself as the No. 1 television show for nine consecutive seasons and, following its 12thseason, still remains a Top 5 program. IDOL is the gold standard and the only TV singing competition show to produce hit recording artists. From the first-ever IDOL winner, Kelly Clarkson, who continues to dominate the charts with three Grammy Awards under her belt, to Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, whose debut single, "Home," has become the best-selling single of any IDOL to date, American Idol is a bona fide cultural phenomenon. Season 12 winner Candice Glover continues to show the strength of the IDOL brand when her album, "Music Speaks," was the first album from an IDOL to debut in the Top 5 on iTunes when it was issued for pre-order on the night of the series' season finale.