Who is Lyric Medeiros? 'American Idol' Season 21 contestant is set to follow in her famous dad's footsteps

Who is Lyric Medeiros? 'American Idol' Season 21 contestant is set to follow in her famous dad's footsteps
Lyric Medeiro is set to follow in her famous father Glenn Medeiros' footsteps (Instagram/lyricmedeiros)

HONOLULU, HAWAII: 'American Idol' is returning for Season 21 with judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie. 'American Idol' judges went on a search across New Orleans, Las Vegas and Nashville to find the next singing sensation. Bryan, Perry and Richie had come across the daughter of a very famous singer while hunting for a new singing sensation.


Glenn Mederios was an '80s sensation as his songs 'Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You' and 'Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone' were huge hits. Mederios's daughter, Lyric, hopes to follow in her father's footsteps. She has auditioned for 'American Idol' Season 21. With her, Zachariah Smith, Kya Monee, Jack Nicora and Colin Stough were among the contestants who auditioned for the upcoming season. Emmy Award-winner Ryan Seacrest is also set to return as host in the iconic singing competition.


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Who is Lyric Medeiros?

Lyric was born on May 1, 2001, and hails from Honolulu, Hawaii. She won the title of Miss Hawaii High School America. She is currently studying at the University of Houston Law Center. She is a singer and actor. She seems to have got some of her talent from her famous father. She has often shared pictures with her father and is ready to follow in his footsteps.

Lyric Medeiros In 'American Idol' season 21

Lyric recently auditioned for 'American Idol' Season 21, which will air on February 19. She shared a still from the audition and spoke about the experience. She won the silver ticket with Meghan Trainor's song, 'I'm Gonna Lose You.' While sending her audition video, Lyric wrote, "With a name like Lyric, singing seems like a must. My passion for singing has continued to grow ever since I was a little girl," adding, "My father was fortunate enough to perform around the world with his number one hit 'Nothings Gonna Change My Love For You'." She also revealed that her father inspires her to pursue music the same way that he did.


In a recent interview with The Mirror, the aspiring musician said, "Ever since I could sing, my dad and I have always sung together. We have bonded over music," adding, "Given that my dad got his start in the industry through a singing competition and now I have the opportunity to go on a singing competition it is so crazy. It is coming full circle so I am so grateful for the opportunity to do this music competition and sing while my dad is by my side."

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