Idol’ Finalist Clark Beckham Hopes To Get Signed Or Just Do Music
[WATCH] Him Sing To The Weeknd’s
‘Earned It’ Here!
Jul 17, 2015 10:22 PM EDT
| By Pam Amantiad
American Idol" finalist
Clark Beckham was under such an intense schedule the whole time that
he competed in the Fox talent show. After the competition, from which
he took second place, he hoped to relax and get re-acquainted with Netflix.
Things didn't exactly go according to plan.
"I was like, 'Oh my gosh. I can't wait to go home and do nothing,'"
Beckham told The Tennessean earlier this week. "'Just lay down
and watch Netflix and not do anything for like a week.' "
However, a day after coming
home to White House, TN, he found himself already craving to work on
some new music.
"I was shaking the next day, just dying to do something,"
he continued. "I didn't want to just sit around."
He reportedly "wanted to be writing, making music, going out there
and being heard."
And he's been a busy bee since, uploading his own version of The Weeknd's
"Earned It" on YouTube. He also collaborated with another
powerhouse vocalist, Abbey Smith, for an awesome rendition of John Mayer's
If you miss his amazing vocals in "American Idol", check out
Clark Beckham's covers here.
Meanwhile, Beckham and the
rest of season 14's top five are currently on the "American Idol
Live" concert tour.
Beckham, along with grand winner Nick Fradiani, Rayvon Owens, Tyanna
Jones and Jax, will be visiting 37 cities over the summer.
When asked if anything else changed for him aside from his heightened
eagerness to produce new material, Beckham revealed that everything
feels "exactly the same."
"People just want to take my picture more," he was quick to
As for future plans, the 23-year-old musician hopes to get signed "at
a record label, make an album, tour it and perform at everything I can.
Just all of the above."
"If I don't get signed, I'll still be making music. I'll just do
it independently," he shared.