Sam Woolf, ‘American Idol’ Finalist: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Sam Woolf is the sweet cutie who’s won the hearts of thousands of American Idol watchers. Check out the 5 Fast Facts about Woolf below to see some of his performance videos, photos, and learn a little more about him.

1. Woolf’s Audition of “Lego House” Started a Huge Trend on Twitter

Sam Woolf – Lego House – American Idol 13 by IdolxMuzic

When Sam Woolf first auditioned for American Idol, he sang the song “Lego House.” Immediately, the song began to trend on Twitter and girls across America started to fall in love.

2. He Writes His Own Music

Sam Woolf – Original (Solo) – American Idol 13 by IdolxMuzic

The Bradenton, Florida native doesn’t just have a great voice. He actually writes his own music as well. He actually took a risk and performed one of his original pieces “I Try” on the show. It was a song that Woolf wrote about his mother leaving, according to Just Jared Jr. Check it out.

3. Woolf Has Been Pushing Out His Music Long Before American Idol


Sam Woolf has been making himself heard as a musician for a long time and he makes sure to publicize himself online. He posts all his personal videos, songs, and more via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and even has his own website His personal bio on his website reads:

My name is Sam Woolf. Im 17 years old. I’ve been singing for as long as I can remember. Music is my life. I play guitar and like to write my own songs. If I had to describe my music, I would say it falls in the lines of acoustic/folk/rock with a little pop. My songs mean a lot to me and I want to share them with the world.

4. Former American Idol Star Chris Daughtry Is a Woolf Fan

Many past contestants on American Idol watch the show, but how awesome is it when a former contestant, who is now very famous, sends you a message about your music … Sam Woolf thinks it’s “crazy.”

5. He Gives Concerts At His Own High School

Sam Woolf is only 17-years-old and is already performing concerts at his high school. How cool is that?

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