“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