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Everything to Know About ‘American Idol’ Celebrity Mentor Allen Stone

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American Idol has returned to our screens with its highly awaited season 21. Fans of the show are eagerly tuning in to see who will be crowned the next singing sensation, but the show is not just about the contestants. It also features a range of celebrity mentors who provide advice and guidance to the aspiring singers. One of the celebrity mentors is Allen Stone, a soulful singer-songwriter from Washington State. Here’s everything you need to know about him.

Who is Allen Stone?

Stone is a 35-year-old singer-songwriter who first rose to fame with his self-titled album in 2011. He has since released several more albums, including Radius and Building Balance, and has built a loyal following thanks to his powerful vocals and heartfelt lyrics.

Stone’s music is influenced by classic soul, R&B, and gospel, and he has cited artists such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Donny Hathaway as his inspirations. He has also been praised for his energetic and engaging live performances.

What is Allen Stone’s Role On American Idol?

Stone is one of the celebrity mentors on American Idol this season. He has been tasked with mentoring the contestants during the show’s Showstoppers round, in which they perform songs from their favorite artists.

Stone will provide advice and guidance to the singers as they prepare their performances, drawing on his own experience as a successful singer-songwriter. He will also perform on the show, giving the contestants a taste of what it takes to be a professional musician.

What Are Some of Allen Stone’s Biggest Hits?

Stone has released several albums and has many popular songs to his name. Some of his biggest hits include “Unaware,” “Brown Eyed Lover,” and “Is This Love.” He has also collaborated with other artists, including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. He has also performed at festivals such as Coachella and Bonnaroo.

Stone’s music has been praised for its soulful sound, powerful lyrics, and infectious energy. He has been compared to classic soul artists such as Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, but has also been noted for his contemporary twist on the genre.


What’s Next For Allen Stone?

In addition to his role on American Idol, Stone has a busy schedule of performances and releases in the works. Stone’s fans can also look forward to new music from him in the near future. He has been working on new material and has teased that he has “some cool collaborations,” in the works.

Stone is a talented singer-songwriter who has become a popular celebrity mentor on American Idol. His soulful sound, powerful lyrics, and engaging live performances have won him many fans. His role on the show will give aspiring singers the chance to learn from a seasoned professional.

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