A saddening piece of news is coming to the front where it is reported that American Idol contestant CJ Harris died. He passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at the age of 31. Following the announcement of the news, tributes started to pour in for the deceased contestant. No one seemed to believe the fact that he has passed away and left them all in profound grief and sorrow. It is no doubt to say that the American singer from Jasper had a decent fan base that has gotten shattered to learn about his demise.
According to reports, CJ Harris suffered an apparent heart attack. The incident happened on Sunday night. Taking his critical health into consideration, the man was rushed to a nearby hospital by ambulance. Despite being provided with the best medical care and facility, he could not survive and died. Now, his death news has surfaced all over social media and has saddened a large section of people. For those unversed, Harris’ career skyrocketed when he managed to make it to the American Idol after getting rejected multiple times in the past. Because of his passion and determination, Harris got it right this time.
What Happened to CJ Harris?
It is reported that CJ Harris became a contestant on the 13th season of the popular American singing reality show. Harris was that good that he managed to make it to the Top 6 of the contest. In 2019, his debut single titled “In Love” was released that swept a lot of attention from the netizens. Within a short course of time, he became quite popular and gained the attention of a lot of people. After the news of his sudden passing circulated on the internet, online users were quick to react through their social media handles. RIP messages and tributary posts flooded the internet.
Talking about CJ Harris, he was born on January 28, 1991, in Jasper, Alabama. He first auditioned for American Idol in 2010 but sadly, he could not make it to the show at that time. Later, he applied for The X-Factor and The Voice but because of his bad fortune, he was unsuccessful that time as well. It was in 2014 when Harris auditioned for American Idol for the second time that he obtained success. He made it to the list of Top 13 finalists. Apart from singing, he also knew how to play piano and was influenced by Keith Sweat and Usher. Stay tuned to Social Telecast for more updates.