Who is American Idol contestant L-Rich? Meet Lionel Richie’s namesake ahead of season 21 premiere

The 21st time of ABC’s well known singing rivalry, American Icon, is set to debut on ABC on Sunday, February 19 at 8 pm ET, where 14 vocalists from across the USA, including L-Rich, will endeavor to intrigue the adjudicators and advance to the following phase of the opposition.

Lionel Miranda, prevalently known as L-Rich, has been composing tunes since he was a youngster. He has composed and performed numerous tunes like Light Show, Legitimate, Darwin’s Regulation, and Party with Me. As a record maker, he has assisted numerous craftsmen with delivering their own music, including Playboi Carti, Troyboi, Snakehips, and Wiz Khalifa.

L-Rich is a Las Vegas-based vocalist born into 90s culture, intrigued by musical gangs, skating, and the home PC. He has been composing tunes and playing drums since grade school. As a youngster, he would utilize Fruity Circles (FL Studio) to deliver music.

In eighth grade, Lionel was removed from school at 13 subsequent to trying different things with medications and liquor, including mushrooms and pills. He soon re-signed up for school because of his energy for sports and music. He joined the men’s volleyball crew and school ensemble matured 15 and the senior ability show in the wake of playing out his unique tune.

Lionel enlisted at the College of Nevada to procure a degree in English and Correspondence Studies, where he joined Pi Kappa Alpha and turned into its leader in 2012. He was additionally the VP of enlistment in school from 2011 to 2012 and held the title of Exceptional Occasions Director in 2010. L-Rich was likewise a piece of the Understudy Government, Snowboard Club, and Dissident Reusing Project.

At that point, he used to work at Zale, Smack, and Kreative Sovereignty. Lionel worked at numerous melodic associations post-school, including Pocket Focuses Inc, Just School, Verve, and Dust.

He lost his employment in 2020 following the Coronavirus pandemic before he started composing his own melodies and laid out his own recording studio, considered Sounds by Lio, in Las Vegas Workmanship’s Locale. Lionel likewise deals with his own DJ/media office called SPTLGHT Diversion LLC.

L-Rich is the diplomat for We the Best association, which expects to obscure the lines among pop and underground culture. Other than making music, he jumps at the chance to DJ, skate, watch narratives, play ping pong, and party.

Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry will get back to pass judgment on the 21st time of American Icon. They have been related with the appointed authority’s board starting around 2018, when the show moved from Fox to ABC. This season’s show will be facilitated by Ryan Seacrest.

Like in past seasons, contenders should go through tryouts, Hollywood Week, and Exhibit Rounds to arrive at the best 24. From there on, the vocalists will actually want to act in live shows and endeavor to come out on top for the sought after championship and a tremendous monetary reward.

Observe new episodes of American Icon each Sunday on ABC. Fans can watch the show on ABC’s site one day after the TV debut or stream it on the Hulu application.