Last Friday, a friend and I were catching up with each other as we often do each week. We are a bit of an odd couple: he is a clean-shaven white man with no hair on his head, and I am a brown man with a turban, long hair, mustache and beard. Despite these differences, we have been good friends for almost eight years. During the course of our conversation, he shared with me one that he had with his […]
As this year’s American Idol reality show proceeds through its current round in Las Vegas, the singing competition released short videos yesterday of its Top 40 hopefuls. The video above is a self-shot peak into the family and home life of Sikh contestant Gurpreet Singh Sarin. Gurpreet Singh is expected to appear next Thursday, when five of ten male contestants in his group are to be eliminated by the judges.
Last night, the rumor was confirmed as we learned that American Idol contestant Gurpreet Singh Sarin is among the Top 20 males headed to the next round of the competition which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, next week. In this phase, the top 20 male and top 20 female contestants begin performing in front of a live audience. In a recent interview, Gurpreet Singh talks about his experience thus far in the competition: It’s beautiful to meet so many […]
Last night, American Idol contestant Gurpreet Singh Sarin sang Ray Charles’ “Georgia On My Mind” during the singing competition’s “Hollywood Week”. His soulful and crooning performance earned him an advance into the next round. You can view a sample of his performance below (via @TheAerogram):
Last night, the singing competition American Idol debuted its twelfth season, and was much anticipated by many in the Sikh and South Asian American community because of the rumored participation of Gurpreet Singh Sarin, a singer who wears the turban and beard as part of his Sikh articles of faith. The news of Gurpreet Singh’s participation on the show was a well-guarded secret for over half a year and was broken earlier this week by American Idol Net, an unofficial […]
Sometimes, a rumor is simply too juicy to pass up. The website American Idol Net — an unofficial website about Fox network’s popular American Idol singing competition — rumors that Gurpreet Sarin is among the Top 40 contestants for the 2013 iteration of the TV show (via @sepiamutiny): Gurpreet appears to be about 22 years old and lives in the Washington, DC area. This appears to be his first spin through the American Idol machine and if the rumors are true he’s made it […]