Skylar Laine is an American country singer from Brandon, Mississippi who was born on February 1st of 1994. She grew up in Brandon where she graduated from Brandon High School a year earlier than her friends. Her idols are George Jones, Miranda Lambert and Waylon Jennings.
Laine would audition for Season 11 of American Idol in Houston, Texas. At the time of her audition, Skylar Laine worked at her family grocery store, Beatty Street Grocery. During an interview, it was stated that as a result of the economy in the US at the time, the store was hit hard and that everyone in the family had to do their part to keep it open until things got better. She is also studying to become a nurse, but if she makes it big on American Idol Season 11, nursing will be the furthest from her mind.
Skylar Laine has always dreamed of moving to Nashville and becoming a big Grand Ole Opry star. She can play the guitar and piano, and is also able to write her own music which will certainly help her to achieve that dream. But it is on the American Idol stage where that dream can be fast-tracked to reality if she only pushes herself to become the top contestant for the season.
An interesting performance by Skylar occurred in the Top 10 round when she performed “Shameless” by Billy Joel, but took the song to a whole new level when she added that Nashville twang to the performance. She also received a makeover from none other than Tommy Hilfiger for the performance.
Skylar’s mentors were recording executive Jimmy Lovine and artist Stevie Nicks. Both of her mentors gave great reviews of Skylar and insist that she has a future ahead of her in the recording industry. She sings as if she is a story teller, telling the world a story though music and her lovely and impressive vocal abilities.
All in all, Skylar Laine entered the Season 11 American Idol competition to win it and at every step of the way she has done just that. Sure she was in the bottom three at one point, but when you hit rock bottom, there is only one way to go. She turned it around and has continued to stay at the top of her game.
As she has already achieved a top 10 position, Skylar Laine will be touring with the rest of the top 10 finalist of American Idol Season 11, this summer. So if you love seeing her on the television, then you will fall in love with her when you see her live on stage.
A true testament to what the American Idol contest is all about. A girl from the heart of America, whose family is hit just as hard by the recession as everyone else’s, has a dream of becoming a great musical artist. She auditions for and through her hard work and dedication works her way up through the ranks of America’s top talent contest, American Idol Regardless of whether she wins or loses, Skylar Laine has what it takes to make it big in the recording industry and you can expect to see and hear much more from her in the years to come.
She is an inspiration to girls all across the country and no matter what happens, the fans she has now are just as dedicated to helping her achieve her dream as she is at achieving it herself. After all, without the fans, you can never become a great artist; it is the fans who make the artist’s dream a reality.
Dreaming big and working hard, Skylar Laine is doing just that and proving to the world that she has what it takes to become the next big star. With her amazing vocal abilities, her talents at composing and playing the guitar, she has the makings of a true Grand Ole Opry superstar and in due time, she may just achieve her dreams.