REO Speedwagon, Zachariah Smith; Photo Courtesy of American Idol

WATCH: Zachariah Smith & REO Speedwagon Rock ‘American Idol’ With “Take It On The Run”

Posted on May 21, 2023

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Andrew Wendowski

The Top 7 Idol finalist teamed up with the rock group to showcase his gritty vocals as the Idol judges watched on. 

Zachariah Smith; Photo Courtesy of Easton Schirra/American Idol

Zachariah Smith Releases Heart-Pounding Anthem, “American Grace,” After Exiting ‘American Idol’

Posted on May 19, 2023

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Andrew Wendowski

“This song is so cool in a lot of ways, but my favorite is that it sounds like an anthem. ‘American Grace’ is my anthem,” Smith admitted.

Zachariah Smith; Photo Courtesy of American Idol/ABC

Zachariah Smith Bids Farewell To ‘American Idol,’ Shares Teaser Of Debut Single “American Grace”

Posted on May 16, 2023

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Andrew Wendowski

“We’re not done, this is just the new beginning to my new chapter and this new life, I guess,” Smith said in a video message.

Zachariah Smith; Photo Courtesy of American Idol/ABC

Alanis Morissette Praises Zachariah Smith’s “Ironic” Cover On ‘American Idol’: “I Loved It”

Posted on May 7, 2023

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Andrew Wendowski

“There was this liquidity and I loved it,” Alanis Morissette said.

Zachariah Smith; Photo Courtesy of American Idol

‘American Idol’ Judges Praise Zachariah Smith’s Confident Top 20 Performance: “It’s Superstar Time”

Posted on April 23, 2023

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Andrew Wendowski

“Zachariah you have not only grown, but you’ve grown to the point now where it’s superstar time,” Lionel Richie gushed.

Zachariah Smith, Luke Bryan; Photo Courtesy of American Idol/ABC

WATCH: Luke Bryan Tells 19-Year-Old Burger Flipper To Burn His Apron After Impressive ‘American Idol’ Audition

Posted on February 19, 2023

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Andrew Wendowski

“Um, go back to Amory and get your damn apron, get a little lighter fluid… burn the Apron,” Bryan told Smith.