Who Is Neco Starr? American Idol Season 13 Contestant Background Info
Neco Starr, the stage name of a guy by the name of Deneco Pittman, first auditioned for Season 9 of American Idolin Atlanta and made it all the way to Hollywood Week.
Then he made it all the way up to "The Final Judgment" in Season 11 before getting the boot.
Now he has another chance with Season 13, and we have a hunch this guy is gonna go far!
The 23-year-old is from Fairburn, Georgia. He has reportedly been singing since he was 5, and enjoys dancing, acting, and drawing.
He idolizes Rihanna, Usher, Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Ne-Yo, Lady Gaga, and Idol winner Phillip Phillips. He loves movies like Wanted and Hocus Pocus and TV shows like The Game and Family Guy.
The aspiring singer posted this heartfelt message on his Facebook profile: "I believe in great entertainment and most importantly I believe in providing the world with inspiration through what I do... I was born to do this called music and I hope somewhere along the way you can experience a piece if my heart."