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Accidental Idol Kayko Shines with Emotional Single “Time of Your Life”

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Accidental Idol Kayko Shines with Emotional Single “Time of Your Life”

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Ginger and Nuts’ music expert Diana Cavazos Woloszyk is raving about the latest single from rising American Idol star Kayko.

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Ginger and Nuts’ music expert Diana Cavazos Woloszyk is raving about the latest single from rising American Idol star Kayko.

The song, “Time of Your Life,” is an emotional, self-penned track that has captivated audiences.

“Kayko is a singer-songwriter and pianist who just happened to stumble into his American Idol audition,” explains Diana. “While there to support his college room mate Abby Blake, judge Katy Perry spotted his talent and encouraged him to sing. That’s where the stars aligned, and Kayko delivered an amazing original performance of ‘Time of Your Life.'”

The song, which Kayko wrote about a breakup from his first love three years ago, has resonated deeply with viewers. Despite not initially intending to audition, Kayko, whose real name is Sam Kelly-Cohen, has impressed the judges and moved on to the Top 14 of the competition.

“What I love about Kayko is not only does he write his own songs, but he transcends those lyrics with so much emotion and conviction,” gushes Diana. “You truly feel each of those songs when he performs.”

Hailing from Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the 24-year-old Berklee College of Music graduate has been dubbed the “accidental idol” on social media. But Diana believes he may be the best “accident” American Idol has seen in a long time.

“Every once in a while, there’s that one particular person on American Idol who may not win the competition, but they go on to have an amazing career afterwards,” she notes, citing the success of Adam Lambert as an example.

With his captivating performance of “Time of Your Life” and his natural songwriting abilities, Kayko seems poised to be one of those artists who transcends the reality TV show format. Fans are eagerly awaiting what he’ll do next.

Make sure you follow the hugely talented Kayko on Instagram, Facebook, X and TikTok.

Written by: Kat Y (Ginge)

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