‘American Idol’ Champ Chayce Beckham Returns To Perform ‘Doin It Right:’ ‘It’s Always An Honor’

Reigning American Idol champ Chayce Beckham is “Doin’ It Right” and his performance during Idol on Sunday, April 17, proved…


Andrew Wendowski

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April 17, 2022


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Chayce Beckham; Photo via American Idol Instagram

Reigning American Idol champ Chayce Beckham is “Doin’ It Right” and his performance during Idol on Sunday, April 17, proved just that.

The rising country star and Apple Valley, California native returned to the Idol stage for a performance of “Doin’ It Right,” the title track of his just-released debut EP of the same name.

Joined by a full band and surrounded by stunning visuals filling the background of the stage, Beckham performed the anthemic new tune while playing acoustic guitar.

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“Doin’ It Right” is a track that finds Beckham living life in the fast lane while remembering to take in the simple things in life.

“Everywhere I’ve been I soaked it all and I’ve come to realize / If you don’t take in the back porch, fireflies, sunset / burning up a small-town sky / if you don’t stop on ‘Neon Moon’ when you’re clicking on through that radio dial / if you don’t steal a kiss when you get those blue eyes giving you the green light / oh, you ain’t doin’ it right, you ain’t doin’ it right,” Beckham sings on the chorus in the clip, which can be heard above.

Ahead of his performance on Idol, Beckham opened up about returning to Idol.

“Going back there and getting to see everybody and hug them all and squeeze them, it’s one of the best things in the world. So I’m looking forward to going back,” Beckham told Pop Culture. “I literally love everybody on that show, everybody who’s involved.”

Beckham previously returned to Idol to mentor contestants during Hollywood Week.

Produced by Ross Copperman, Doin’ It Right arrived on Friday, April 15, and features six tracks, including his latest digital single “Tell Me Twice.” Chayce Beckham co-wrote four out of the six tracks on the project. 

“Since my season on American Idol, I’ve been busy in Nashville writing songs and touring,” Beckham shared in a press release. “I tested these songs in front of live audiences last year, and now I’m so excited to have them recorded and ready for you to listen to. I’m really proud of these songs, and I believe they not only tell my story, but they tell stories relatable to everyone going through everyday life.” 

Beckham is currently on the road with Jimmie Allen, touring throughout the United States and will join Luke Combs later this year for a fall Canadian Tour.

“It’s really a special feeling to get to connect with crowds all across the country and hear some people sing words back to you and for me that just one of the most Nirvana feelings that you can ever get in life,” Beckham also told Pop Culture

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.