The judges have been impressed by Claudia Conway’s efficiency on this week’s ‘American Idol.’
After making it via the audition spherical, Claudia Conway returned for Hollywood Week on the March 21 episode of American Idol. For the primary spherical of Hollywood Week, the artists selected certainly one of six genres to carry out a tune from. They then went head-to-head with different contestants from the identical style with performances in entrance of the judges.
Claudia selected selected the pop style, which was the most well-liked selection amongst the contestants. When she stepped onstage, Katy Perry instantly commented on her main transformation — she dyed her hair from blonde to darkish brown! Claudia sang “River” by Bishop Briggs, and the judges applauded her after the rendition. She even made it via to the subsequent spherical of Hollywood Week!
“My audition wasn’t my best,” Claudia admitted earlier than the efficiency. “I was really, really nervous. I had these doubts in my head telling me, you’re not ready, you’re not good enough. In my life, I’m so focused on all the noise and people hating on me and my family online and on social media. Katy Perry told me, ‘You have to calm the storm that is around you.’ She believed in me. I could not be more grateful for that. Now, I’m just drowning out the noise and telling myself I can do it.”
This week, Claudia had a particular visitor together with her — her mother, Kellyanne Conway, who was previously a senior advisor for Donald Trump. Claudia and Kellyanne’s relationship has made headlines because of their very completely different political opinions, which led to stress between them that was publicized forward of the 2020 election. “It’s okay for you to have different views than people you love,” Claudia stated on Idol.
Before Claudia took the stage, Ryan Seacrest requested her how vital being on this present was for her to find out who she needs to be aside from her dad and mom. “It’s the most important thing in the world for me,” Claudia confirmed. “I’ve been trying to establish my own identity for a while. Most people don’t know I’m a singer and it’s very, very important to me.”
Although Claudia was “literally freaking out” earlier than her efficiency, she completely pulled it collectively! Kellyanne couldn’t have been extra proud, and was on her toes within the crowd when Claudia was introduced as transferring on. Next, she’ll tackle the Duets spherical in Hollywood Week.