Willie Spence Biography – Willie Spence Wiki
Willie Spence is an American singer and songwriter from Douglas, Georgia, United States. Spence came to the spotlight after competing in ABC’s American Idol, season 19. The 19th season which was premiered on February 2021 on ABC. The American Idol show is aired on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. Spence auditioned in San Diego, California. He sang “Diamonds” by Rihanna. All three judges voted “yes”, sending him to the next round.
Spence was shown in the “R&B” category of the Genre Challenge. He sang “All of Me” by John Legend. He was later shown in a duet called “Destin2Be” with Kya Monee singing “Stay” by Rihanna, ft. Mikky Ekko. During the Showstoppers Round, Willie sang “I Was Here” by Beyonce. Afterward, during the Final Judgment, the judges told him that he did enough to become a Top 24 semifinalist.
During the Top 24 Round, he sang “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler and “The Prayer” by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli in a duet with Katharine McPhee. Willie earned enough votes to be considered “safe”.
Willie sang “Set Fire to the Rain” by Adele. He earned enough votes to become a Top 12 finalist.
During the Top 12 Round, Willie sang “Stand Up” by Cynthia Erivo (from Harriet). He received enough votes to be considered “safe” for another week. During Top 10 Round, Willie sang “Circle of Life” by Elton John (from The Lion King). He earned enough votes to be considered “safe” for another week. During Top 7 Round, Willie sang “Yellow” by Coldplay and “You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker. He earned enough votes to be considered “safe” for another week.
Recently, contestants Arthur Gunn and Hunter Metts were eliminated from the show. Willie Spence, Chayce, Casey Bishop, Caleb Kennedy, and Grace Kinstler remained as the top five of the 19th season. He attended Coffee High School in Douglas Georgia. Willie later joined Florida State University, in Tallahassee, Florida. He is from Douglas, Georgia, United States.
Willie Spence Age
He was born on June 18, 1999, in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States.
Willie Spence Parents
He is the son of Willie Spence Sr. and Sharon Spence. He was raised in Douglas, Georgia, United States. His mother was a singer while his father works as a chef.