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New Jersey Woman In Family Of TikTok Singers Gets Shot At Solo Career On 'American Idol'

The Sharpe family, of Basking Ridge.
The Sharpe family, of Basking Ridge. Photo Credit: Sharpe Family

As much as Samantha Sharpe loves singing with her parents and three brothers, the New Jersey native is hoping for a solo career of her own.

And thanks to "American Idol," that dream could soon be a reality: The 25-year-old Basking Ridge resident is going to Hollywood.

Samantha was joined by her parents and three brothers -- known altogether as the "Sharpe Family Singers" -- on Sunday's episode of the ABC hit singing show.

The Sharpe Family performed an a cappella version of "Into the Unknown" before judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan.

Then, Sam performed her rendition of "Titanium."

Samantha Sharpe is ready to branch out on her own and pursue a solo career! After an impressive performance of “Into The Unknown” with the Sharpe Family Singers, Samantha auditions for American Idol alone, with her rendition of “Titanium” by David Guetta ft. Sia. Lionel Richie tells Samantha she has “master control” of her voice, leading Samantha and her entire family to celebrate her golden ticket to Hollywood! Will Samantha feel confident moving into Hollywood Week without her family by her side? See more of American Idol 2021 on our official site: http://www.americanidol.com Like American Idol on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanIdol Follow American Idol on Twitter: https://twitter.com/americanidol Follow American Idol on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/americanidol/ AMERICAN IDOL, the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns on ABC. American Idol 2021 Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest continues as host of the beloved series, while multimedia personality Bobby Bones serves as the in-house mentor.

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Samantha's parents, Ron and Barbara, met on the Broadway stage in the lead roles of Cosette and Mrius in "Les Miserables."

"After being married on stage 1000+ times they decided to do it for real," their website says.

Their four children -- Logan, Samantha, Aidan and Connor -- are following closely in their footsteps.

The family performs together around the U.S., but recently rose to fame on TikTok -- where they had amassed 5.5 million followers as of March 1.

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