Mosean Wilson (American Idol) Bio, Age, Father, Girlfriend, Music, Audition

Mosean Wilson Biography

From Springfield, Mosean Wilson is an American singer who is best known as a contestant on season 18 of American idol.

Mosean Wilson Age

Wilson is 24 years old as of 2020.

Mosean Wilson Father

Wilson’s father was known as Terry Wilson. He died on June 5, 2018, from toxic effects of heroin and cocaine In his Idol introduction video, Wilson also revealed that his father struggled with bipolar schizophrenia.

Mosean Wilson Girlfriend

Wilson is dating a girl known as Tequila Jackson. The couple also has a 3-year-old daughter, Ky’aira Monae Marie Wilson. He recently moved to Kokomo, Indiana to be with this girlfriend and daughter.

Mosean Wilson Music

Wilson said that he began singing at the age of 3. In 2012, he wrote a song called “Slip Away” which he auditioned with on American Idol. He says that song is popular at family gatherings and parties and people find their own meaning in its words.


Wilson also revealed that he turned to music as an escape. “One point in time, I wasn’t going to school … and wasn’t doing all the things that I was supposed to do. I just turned to music. … When I sing, it’s just, it’s everything … I’ve been in the gutter for so long … now it’s time. … I need to try and make some change.”

Mosean Wilson American Idol Audition

Wilson auditioned on American Idol with an original song he wrote in 2012 called, “Slip Away.” He sang the song accompanied by a keyboard that he carried into the audition. His unique voice and style impressed the three judges.

“Mosean, you’re what it’s all about, Buddy. We can just see your willingness to prove yourself. That’s what this whole life’s about sometimes. And in my opinion, you’re doing it, perfect,” Luke Bryan told him.

“Whether you know it or not, we felt you. I don’t normally do a lot of this, but you deserve the Richie hug, my brother,” Lionel Richie said as he went to give him a hug.

“You’re trying to build your life, all the mistakes you made, you’re trying to erase them,” Lionel Richie continued. “And your talent is your way out of all of this madness. I love what you did. I love who you are. … We are now standing behind you, vouching for you. And I want you to show America and the world the you that you want to present.”


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