The singer had a lot going on before he won over the Americas Got Talent judges.
Drake Milligan effortlessly won over Americas Got Talent judges Simon Cowell Howie Mandel Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara with his energetic performance on Tuesday nights episode. Unsurprisingly GT fans were just as captivated by the country music singer from Fort Worth Texas who was immediately dubbed a breakout star on the NBC singing competition show. But as it turns out theres more to know about Drake than what he shared on stage.During the latest AGT season 17 audition round the 23 year old vocalist performed the original single Sounds Like Something I would Do from his self titled EP released in July 2021. After revealing that he started out his music career as an Elvis Presley impersonator Drake tried out using his own voice and style alongside his band.
Reacting to his audition AGT fans wasted no time sharing compliments. were AMAZING I did not feel like I was watching AGT I felt like I was watching someone already famous That song was so freaking GOOD one person wrote on YouTube. He sounds like a professional singer to be honest . Amazing voice and personality A superstar another added.That inkling is not too far off base as one different fan shared. Drake is no stranger to the stage. He has been performing for years now. He has played Elvis Presley on a CMT show too a follower commented. He was also on American Idol in 2018 but quit the show early someone else chimed in.
Thats right before getting up on the AGT stage the singer starred in the Country Music Television CMT show Sun Records and featured Drake as Elvis. Sun Records gives a closer look at founder Sam Phillips as he discovers greats to record at his Sun Studio including Elvis and Johnny Cash.As for his time on American Idol its also true. Drake appeared in ABCs American Idol season 1 overall 16th season in 2018 and performed You Look So Good In Love by George Strait. The then 19 year old wowed Idol judges Lionel Richie Katy Perry and Luke Bryan earning a ticket to Hollywood.