Noah Thompson Reveals Major Life Update: ‘I’m Really Looking Forward To This New Chapter’
The ‘American Idol’ champ’s days of traveling back and forth from Kentucky to Nashville are finally over.
Noah Thompson; Photo by David McClister
Following his win on Season 20 of American Idol, Noah Thompson found himself making regular trips from his home in Kentucky to Nashville to continue building his music career. In a recent social media post, Thompson announced that he decided to make life a bit easier by officially locking down a more permanent spot to stay in music city.
“Lil bathroom selfie in the new house!! Figured after months of traveling back and forth, just to give y’all an update of what’s been going on I finally moved to Nashville,” he shared. “It’s been hectic trying to get everything done in the move but it’s all coming together. I’m really looking forward to this new chapter, can’t wait to get back out on the road and put out some new music for y’all, stay tuned.”
Fans have already gotten a taste of the new music from Thompson, as he has taken to TikTok several times to tease his unreleased song, “She Gets It From Me.” His most recent video shows him adding some personalized décor to his Tennessee residence while the new song plays in the background.
He wrote, “Workin’ on my new house in Tennessee hoping y’all will blow this song up so I can keep living here!!”
This track also gives fans a glimpse into what’s to come on his forthcoming, yet-to-be-announced debut album.
“Got that temper from her daddy / Her eyes from her momma / That tattoo on spring break down in Daytona / Gotta curve in her words / From growing up in Texas / Safe in her soul from that cross on her necklace / ohhhh if we’re going down that checklist / yeah, what I love best is / that stay out two lane ain’t a taste for good whiskey / laugh when it hurts and bad words when she’s tipsy / the hands she can hold in her life full of memories / Cause every wish, every kiss yeah she gets it from me / Day or night, rain or shine / yeah, she gets it from me,” Thompson sings in the clip.
This new song will follow the Kentucky native’s latest releases, “Make You Rich” and “One Day Tonight,” which immediately shot to No. 1 on the charts and continues to rack up on-demand streams.
Penned by Jason Nix, Craig Wiseman, and Driver Williams, “Make You Rich” and the accompanying music video encourages his listeners to live a life full of gratitude and to never take the high points for granted. As he continues to adjust to his new life in the limelight, Thompson supports the message of this song, which reminds him to never forget where he comes from, even with great success and huge opportunities in the palm of his hand.
“I want people to know that I’m not forgetting who I am and I won’t ever forget who I am, and I’m always gonna stick to my roots. It’s just me. I can’t help that,” Thompson previously told Country Now. “I’ve learned in my life to find the simplest of things that make me happy, and I want to always be that way. I don’t ever wanna lose that, you know?”
To give fans a look into what his life was like before Idol, Thompson returned to Louisa, KY to film the music video for this song, which also features a special appearance from his son.
Noah Thompson’s fanbase has grown larger and larger since he first stepped foot in to the American Idol audition room, and they finally got the chance to see him live in action during his co-headlining tour with Idol runner-up, HunterGirl. The singer/songwriters recently wrapped up this trek in December.
The rising star currently has no upcoming tour dates on the books, but he is expected to drop more new music and possibly a debut album later this year.
Madeleine O’Connell graduated from North Central College with a bachelors degree in Journalism and Broadcast Communications before deciding to pursue her studies further at DePaul University. There, she earned her masters degree in Digital Communication & Media Arts. O’Connell served as a freelance writer for over two years while also interning with the Academy of Country Music, SiriusXM and Circle Media and assisting with Amazon Music’s Country Heat Weekly podcast. In addition to Country Now, she has been published in American Songwriter, Music Mayhem, and Holler.Country. Madeleine O’Connell is a member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.