Noah Thompson joins other amazing singers as new american idol winner. His family, including his one-year-old son Walker, were there to see Noah be crowned the new champion. “It meant the world, man, had them there,” Noah said. HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “The fact that they were there and part of this moment with me, it meant the world. It really did.
For the 20-year-old Kentucky native, chasing his music dream and winning american idol was for her adorable son. “That’s the whole point of me doing this, it’s…one day he’s going to come back to this, and I want him to look and be like, ‘This is my dad. This is my father.’ I want it to be something he can be so proud of. I think that’s what’s so beautiful about all of this, for Walker and me, it’s something that he’s really going to be proud of me as a father,” the country singer continued.
After a whirlwind few days, Noah is back in Kentucky and taking time to “be with my family for a minute. [and] just see my baby boy for a second because it’s been a long time coming. I just wanted to hang out with my boy…”
However, Noah has big plans for his future. Noah is considering moving to Nashville because “that’s where the music is. This is where it all happens. I feel like that would be my best bet. I’m really not that far from Nashville, so I can always come home. During his time on Idol, he actively tried to write new music. While at home in Kentucky, he “could never find the time to sit down and write a song. So I tried to really take that time every day where we actually had a break to sit down for a second, pick up a guitar, try to lay down some words and do some things. Then I do not know. I hope you will hear new things.
When it comes to an album, Noah said he would “love” to release one someday. “That’s what I’m looking forward to doing. I’m looking forward to playing gigs and doing all these things,” he said. HollywoodLife. The season boiled down to two country artists — Noah and HunterGirl – and he teased that “you might hear a duet here on something very soon. You could.”
The Season 20 contestants were a tight-knit bunch. Noah admitted that the producers told him that “it’s been one of the best years they’ve had, and I totally believe that because we’re all so supportive of each other. We were all really supportive of each other. We wanted to see everyone pass, and we just became this little family.
Before he even won american idol season 20, Noah’s new single “One Day Tonight” shot to the top of the country music charts. Noah is always amazed at how his music resonates with fans. “It blows my mind as much as anyone else. Like I said, I’m still processing this. I just realized it’s all really happening, and this is my life now. C is what I have to do. It is what it is,” he said.