Former “American Idol” Contestant Tristan McIntosh Makes Her Grand Ole Opry Debut

Country music singer Tristan McIntosh blew America away with her raw talent when she appeared on the final season of “American Idol.” Even though she is only 16 years old, Tristan has the pipes, the attitude and the grit of a seasoned professional. Recently, the talented songstress fulfilled one of her wildest dreams by making … Read more

Tristan McIntosh Puts Her Own Spin on Martina McBride’s “Independence Day”

Tristan McIntosh is a big fan of Martina McBride. For the second week in a row the 15-year-old Nashville native performed a classic McBride tune, this time going with “Independence Day.” McIntosh slowed the empowering ballad down, added a piano and turned up the steel guitar. The performance was for the final judge’s save of … Read more

Tristan McIntosh Covers Martina McBride on “American Idol”

After performing Vince Gill’s moving, “Go Rest High on That Mountain,” last week, Tristan McIntosh brought the emotions and vocals again with a stirring performance of Martina McBride’s “Broken Wing,” telling Ryan Seacrest it was the first song that ever made her cry as a child. Jennifer Lopez told McIntosh the song was perfect for … Read more

Tristan McIntosh Performs “Go Rest High on That Mountain” on “American Idol”

Tristan McIntosh doesn’t need any high-energy, country pop songs to make a splash on “American Idol.” The 15-year-old singer chose Vince Gill’s “Go Rest High on That Mountain” for her Top 8 performance and the spiritual ballad put her in a category all her own. With impressive vocals and a little piano work, McIntosh‘s rendition earned … Read more

Kellie Pickler Joins Tristan McIntosh on “American Idol” (And They Performed One of Her Hits)

Without a doubt, Kellie Pickler is one of the biggest country music success stories from “American Idol.” On top of her successful singles and albums, Kellie is just one of country music’s darlings. Everyone loves her— including current “American Idol” contestant Tristan McIntosh. Kellie was asked to duet with Tristan and the dynamic duo performed … Read more

“American Idol” Contestant Tristan McIntosh Gives Emotional Performance of “What Hurts The Most”

After her intensely emotional and touching “American Idol” audition, 15-year-old singer Tristan McIntosh soured to the top of our, and the judges’, radars. During her audition, Tristan shared the hardships she had endured while her mother was away overseas. As an incredible surprise, Tristan’s mother revealed herself in the audition room after she had concluded her … Read more

Mickey Guyton Brings Out “American Idol” Contestant Tristan McIntosh in Nashville

When 15-year-old Tristan McIntosh auditioned for the final season of “American Idol,” she chose to sing Mickey Guyton’s hit song “Why Baby Why.” Backed by only a piano, Tristan totally knocked the song out of the park, letting her incredible voice shine– we, and the judges, were completely blown away.  In an interview before her audition, … Read more