Simply one day after making the Leading 16 of American Idol, Park City resident Wyatt Pike dropped out of the competitors.
The judges complimented Pikes efficiency of “Use Somebody” by Kings of Leon. And Lionel Richie stated Pike had a style the judges liked to view and the 20-year old was on his “method to something big.”.
The night previously, 24 finalists were narrowed to 16 during a two hour broadcast. Pike was the second-to-last candidate in his group to advance. The judges matched Pikes efficiency of “Use Somebody” by Kings of Leon. Katy Perry called him an “genuine vocalist songwriter” and indicated he was a leader in the competitors. Luke Bryan said Pike was going to “have the ability to do music for the rest of his life.” And Lionel Richie said Pike had a design the judges liked to see and the 20-year old was on his “method to something huge.”.
Since late Monday night, Pike has been silent about his departure from the program. The last activity from Pike on social media was a post he made last Wednesday with photos of the Park City location, saying “Something to feel this through: home. Thankful for the rollercoaster Im on today.”.
KPCW has actually tried to reach Pike and a publicist from American Idol who had assisted help with interviews with Pike during the show, but has not received any reply. Up until in 2015, Pike was a volunteer DJ at KPCW. He talked to KPCWs Leslie Thatcher on The Local News Hour on March 26th about his experience on American Idol. People magazine reports that an American Idol representative said “Wyatt might not continue due to personal reasons.”.
The last activity from Pike on social media was a post he made last Wednesday with pictures of the Park City area, stating “Something to feel this through: house.