Who Is Tyson Venegas From “American Idol” Season 21?

Tyson Venegas

Tyson Venegas, 17, is poised to amaze the judges on American Idol season 21, which premieres on ABC on Sunday, the 19th, where Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie will select which auditionee advances to the Hollywood week round.

Tyson Venegas, a Filipino-Canadian singer, is originally from Vancouver and competed in season 2 of The Voice Teenagers Philippines when he was 14 years old. During his rendition of the song, A Change is Gonna Come in 2020, he was able to flip three judges’ chairs and qualify for the fight round but had to withdraw before the knockouts due to pandemic-related travel restrictions.

Tyson Venegas, an American Idol participant

Tyson Venegas started singing when he was three years old, singing lullabies to his mother in a “jazzy musical” manner. At the age of seven, he won the Canadian talent show, the PNE Star Showdown, and the distinction of youngest prize winner. He also received $5000 in cash, which he used to pay for trumpet, piano, jazz, and vocal lessons, and he used his title to meet his hero artist Michael Buble.

Tyson Venegas

He played at Carnegie Hall and The Apollo in New York in 2016, and he sang “Superstition” on the TV program “Little Big Shots” in 2018. In 2021, he also released two original songs, What If and Never Give Up. Tyson mentioned in an interview that singing to him is about,

“making people joyful and assisting them in forgetting their troubles.”

Tyson has sang for various charities and fundraisers, including Variety Children’s Telethon and Canuck’s Place, in addition to contests and music halls. He has almost 4k followers on Instagram, where he often posts covers of other artists’ songs. Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Lizzo, and Michael Jackson are among Tyson’s favorite vocalists.

Season 21 of American Idol

Season 21 of American Idol, or season 6 according to ABC, will be hosted by producer Ryan Seacrest. Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Jennifer Mullin, and Megan Michaels Wolflick are producing the season. After the tryouts in Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Nashville, judge Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie will decide who qualifies for Hollywood week and other challenges.

The series is described by ABC as follows:

“Many American contestants perform in front of a panel of distinguished judges to win the title and a record label contract.”

Tyson Venegas

Auditionees who obtain a golden ticket will advance to the next challenge, Hollywood Week, while Platinum ticket winners will be allowed to bypass the first round of Hollywood Week. The final 24 singers will be allowed to compete in live challenges against each other and collect public votes to win American Idol season 21 after several clashes. The producers have not disclosed the season’s financial award, although the previous season’s victor won $250,000.