“American Idol” star Mandisa dies at 47 – El Diario NY

“American Idol” star Mandisa dies at 47 – El Diario NY


Mandisa Lynn Hundley, better known in the world of showbiz only as Mandisawas found dead a few days ago in her home in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

The singer, who was part of the fifth season of the musical reality show “American Idol,” was 47 years old. Her manager and her family were the ones who shared the unfortunate news, without revealing the cause of her death.

We can confirm that Mandisa was found dead in her home“, confirmed his representative to the local media The Tennessean. “At this time we do not know the cause of death or further details. “We ask for his prayers for his family and close-knit circle of friends during this incredibly difficult time,” the statement read.

Mandisa, who specialized in the gospel and Christian music genre, auditioned to be part of the fifth season of “American Idol” in 2005, and immediately gained national popularity in the US.

Some of her musical hits on and off the show include: “I’m Every Woman,” “I Don’t Hurt Anymore,” “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing,” “Any Man of Mine,” and “Shackles (Praise You).”

In 2007, Mandisa released her first studio album, True Beauty, debuting at the top of Billboard’s Christian album charts. His single “Only the World” became a resounding sales success..

He subsequently released the albums It’s Christmas (2008), Freedom (2009), What if We Were Real (2011), Overcomer (2013), Out of the Dark (2017) and a greatest hits album in 2020.

Mandisa holds another record in her career: She is one of five “American Idol” graduates who have won a Grammy Award.alongside Kelly Clarkson, Tori Kelly, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson. He achieved it in the Contemporary Christian Album category, for his album Overcomer in 2014.

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