SAM WOOLF is a singer-songwriter who gained national recognition as a Top Five finalist on American Idol's 2014 season. Best known for his original compositions and pitch perfect vocals, Sam has been hailed as a "natural singer whose soul and passion are undeniable in every note he sings." With the support of his strong network of fans, dubbed the "Woolfpack," Sam's live performances and recordings has garnered millions of views on social media.
In 2014, Sam released his debut EP Pretend, produced by Grammy award-winner Danny Blume. The album, which was released independently, debuted at #9 on the Billboard Heatseakers Chart. Most recently, Sam released two new singles, "Fast 'n' Dirty," and "Stop Thinking About It," which he co-wrote with Stephen Puth (brother of singer-songwriter Charlie Puth). Additionally, he recorded "On It" with the Como Brothers at Germano Studios in New York City with Grammy Award-nominated engineer Kenta Yonesaka.
Sam co-headlined the Lakewood Ranch Winterfest in 2015 with the Doobie Brothers, War, and Jefferson Starship, opened for We The Kings during their 10th Anniversary Tour, and was a featured performer at an Alex Preston concert in New Hampshire. Independently, Sam has performed extensively at public and private venues in Florida and the Northeast.
“When you hit the sweet spot in your voice everything melts, it’s no surprise to me everyone’s already fallen in love with you. Your heart and your soul really comes through"
- Jennifer Lopez, American Idol, 2014
“He sounds phenomenal singing [it], that marvelous pitch."
- Brian Mansfield, USA Today, April 2014
“Your voice is like butter, the people like you, Sam, and with good reason. You have that voice that’s just money.”
- Keith Urban, American Idol, February 2014
“Your voice is money.”
- David Cook, American Idol, April 2014
“That tattoo looks frickin' great on you, not to mention how well you sing and how good the entire package is."
- Harry Connick Jr., American Idol, January 2014