Noah Thompson wins the American Idol season 20 award. He took home the grand prize. He is from Lawrence County In Eastern Kentucky,
People from Eastern Kentucky recognize him as the first American Idol winner from there.
At The Garden Theater in Louisa, a watch party took place on Sunday night. That is where Thompson first found out he would audition for American Idol. One of his friends convinced him to go on the show.
Vice President of Marketing Vanessa Keeton said that they knew it was happening. They knew how scared he was because it was happening. They heard about it, you know, from the projects, what Arthur was doing.
Addison Sweeney, a fan of Noah, said he’s really big. It’s odd for someone from their town to be big like this. It is a great opportunity for everyone to hear about their town.
Officials of Lawrence County Tourism said people now get to know about Louisa, with many being there since the homecoming party.
Wes Kingsmore, Chairman of the Lawrence County Tourism Commission, said it has been crazy since day one. But probably the last two weeks have gotten nuts.
Sunday night, Thompson competed in the Top 3 for a shot at winning a large cash prize and a life-changing record deal.
Almost Noah Thompson wins the American Idol and finishes Thompson’s American Idol journey. However, the start of his career just begins with the fans.