19 July 2012 10:38 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

In an expected, yet promising end to ABC's first season of "Duets," amateur J Rome was chosen by American audiences as the star of the show, earning him a contract with Hollywood Records and the chance to turn his musical ambitions into a career.

"I didn't have any thoughts [when I won], it was an out of body experience," he tells Zap2It following the Thursday's (July 19) finale. "But it felt good. It felt really good and I'm just happy that I got to be up there with John [Glosson], and I'm grateful to Jennifer [Nettles] for everything."

As far as his creative aims, J Rome hopes to simply "make music," but will likely gear his sound in the direction of R&B and pop. His partner, country star Jennifer Nettles, agrees with the idea.

"I loved those vocal performances that were big, long soaring melodies," the singer remarks on J Rome's best sets of the series. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Jennifer Nettles
"Duets" (2012)
Without You (1999)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners