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Kezia Istonia is among the artists who auditioned for Season 20 of American Idol.
Idol returns to ABC on Sunday, Feb. 27. Here’s more about Kezia.
* She’s a singer, songwriter and aspiring actress from Montgomery, Alabama, who goes by the stage name Lady K.
* She’s already released a trio of R&B albums, “Letter from Lady K” in 2015, “Unfinished Love Story” in 2018 and an eight-song project simply titled “K” in 2020.
* She released her latest single, “Guard Down,” on Dec. 15, and there’s a music video too, featuring Kezia Istonia. Check out the video below to see why Kezia used both names on the project.
* The song is about finding a man she can trust to the point where she can leave her “Guard Down” and show’s off Lady K’s singing and rapping ability.
* Her music was streamed 16,400 times in 2021, according to Spotify. Kezia says she’s hoping those numbers are 100 times higher by the end of 2022.
* Kezia announced her Idol audition at the end of 2021 with this message: “This year 5 journey has been nothing short of festive, adventurous, & AWAKENING The biggest thing ever happened to me this year & I AUDITIONED FOR AMERICAN IDOL.”
* Kezia also posted her virtual audition — the one that determined whether she would be selected to sing in front of the judges — to Instagram. You can check that out here.