Email List Google Plus
 

SPECIAL REPORT: Itchy dry skin: One home remedy you can use right now. TONIGHT AT 11 ON ABC 22 NEWS

Forecast

Today: Early Flurries with Decreasing Clouds through the Day - MUCH Colder.
High: 24    Winds: NW 10-15 mph

Tonight: Clouds Break Up and Cooler Conditions!
High: 15    Winds: W 3-6 mph

Tomorrow:
Back to Freezing - High Clouds Increase in the ...
More...
Washington Times
Advertise with us!

WKEF-TV ABC 22 News :: News - Good Morning - Alexis Gets Ticket to Hollywood!

Alexis Gets Ticket to Hollywood!

"Last night Centerville native Alexis Gomez got the chance of a lifetime to sing in front of the judges on American Idol.
She's here with us this morning to tell us what happened and what she felt like during that entire process.
Good morning.
Good morning and thanks for having me back.
Oh my goodness we are so excited for you.
So take us to that moment when you walk through the doors and you see the Idol celebrity judges in front of you.
That was so nerve wracking. Already you're so nervous, but then to walk in and be in front of people that famous and established, especially music that I look up to, that made it so much more nervous.
And how did you calm your nerves and sing?
So when I was inside that little box, I was literally just praying 'Dear God please help me calm down and control my breath.'
That's literally exactly what I was doing.
And were you thrown by anything they said to you?
Well, Keith Urban wasn't the most supportive, but I hope I'll win you over. He wasn't thinking that it wasn't my time. So he told me 'no'. But the other two saw something in me.
And why do you think he said no?
Umm, you know I think that he's really close to a lot of the country singers especially the girls that I look up to in country music.
So I think obviously that you're going to compare me to them, and by no means do I think I'm as good as those people but hopefully one day I will be.
I think he's just a little closer to my genre, so he can't be a little harder on me but that's okay.
And what else did they say to you that leaves a lasting impression on you?
Harry Connick he told me 'Hey, you're going to be compared to Carrie Underwood.' And she is the best of the best especially coming from Idol with that power voice and her amazing raw talent.
And he said nobody can be better than Carrie Underwood, you need to bring something new, something fresh that America wants to see in order to get past these next couple of rounds.
So that's what I'm going to take that advice and go home and work on that.
And how did you pick the song that you decided to sing?
So that was a hard thing too, I was going through, there's so many songs that I love. You get a shortened time and I can only play guitar with it or sing it acapella. So I just picked like five songs and sat my family and friends down and said I'm going through all of these. We voted on it and picked "Little White Church" by Little Big Town.
Awesome. And when you really get that ticket, what happens next in your mind and how do you prepare for that next round when you're in Hollywood? What are you doing now?
Right, so, when you get that ticket, I forget everything, you're so exicted and you can't believe that's happening.
But you're right, man, as soon as you get back to reality, you really have to buckle down.
Because like the judges said, man, there's so much competition and I heard some of the people singing and they're so good.
So going into Hollywood week, I'm going to have to go home and perfect and give exactly what they were looking for.
All the advice they gave me, come back, bring that power, bring that energy, that performance side of it too.
Man, work my butt off so I can make it through Hollywood.
And you know everyone in the Miami Valley is going to be cheering you on. Good luck!
The idol auditions continue tonight at 8 right here on Fox 45.
And of course we'll be cheering on Alexis as she starts her journey.








Alexis Gets Ticket to Hollywood!

Here's What's Coming Up This Week!

Monday

February 2, 2015




Tuesday

February 3, 2015
We are the kitchen putting the kids to work -- making a healthy lasagna dish. 


Wednesday

February 4, 2015
The IRS will be here with information about changes to your tax return this year. 


Thursday

February 5, 2015


Friday

January 30, 2015


Good Morning Stories

Advertise with us!

 
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Miami Valley Crime Stoppers

    Miami Valley Crime Stoppers

    If you have information about a crime that has occurred, call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867 (STOP) 800-637-5735, 24 hours a day. Callers can remain anonymous.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Border Crisis

    Border Crisis

    Get the latest developments on the border control issue!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Chefs Corner

    Chefs Corner

    We often invite local chefs into our studio kitchen to demonstrate their cooking techniques and recipes.  Watch those video segments on this page.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Pay It Forward

    Pay It Forward

    Elk & Elk, FOX45, and ABC22 recognize the good deeds of people and organizations who make the Miami Valley a better place.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Health Care Reform

    Health Care Reform

    The Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act sparked a new battle. Check here daily for the latest developments, locally and across the country.

  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Cool Schools

    Cool Schools

    Our children are the way of the future and it all starts with our schools. Join us as our Hilary Zalla goes inside schools around the Miami Valley to find out what cool things students and teachers are ...
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Town Hall

    Town Hall

    Join in as our expert panel discusses jobs in Ohio
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - No Text Zone

    No Text Zone

    Texting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. You Can Help Make Our Roads a NO TEXT ZONE.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Washington Times

    Washington Times

    Politics, Breaking News, US and World News.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - On Time Traffic

    On Time Traffic

    Get the latest traffic information and updates here!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - School Closings

    School Closings

    Get the list of all closings and delays for schools and businesses within the area, and sign up for text alerts!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Save Local TV

    Save Local TV

    Find out how you can save local TV right here!

  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Raw News

    Raw News

    Watch raw, unedited and uncensored news stories right here!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Pump Patrol

    Pump Patrol

    Find the lowest gas prices, check out local and national price trends, report low prices and get fuel saving tips!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Political Pulse

    Political Pulse

    Armstrong Williams is a pugnacious, provocative and principled voice for conservatives and Christian values in America's public debates.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - News Links

    News Links

    These links were chosen by the newsroom for their newsworthy content. These sites enhance the news stories that aired on the newscast on the dates cited.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - On the Move

    On the Move

    Get the latest news and more on your mobile phone!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Good Morning

    Good Morning

    It's Fun, it's fresh, the way mornings should be!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Top Stories

    Top Stories

    Get up to the minute information from across Ohio in our Top Stories section!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Your Voice. Your Future.

    Your Voice. Your Future.

    As the country faces challenges from federal budget issues to jobs and national debt, your voice is critical to the future.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Waste Watch

    Waste Watch

    How are your tax dollars being spent? Waste Watch tracks whether local, state and federal governments or any groups are using your money wisely...or wasting it.

more »

Business News

US economy slows to 2.6 percent growth in fourth quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.

Consumer Info

   WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
 Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News

SUGE KNIGHT KILLS MAN WITH CAR

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) -- There are a lot of conflicting accounts about what happened yesterday when Suge (SHUG) Knight was behind the wheel of a vehicle that hit two men, killing one of them.

Get This

SUPER BOWL-FIRE ALARM

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) -- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't losing any sleep -- at least not when the fire alarm goes off.

Science/Tech News

IN THE NEWS: REPORTER CLAIMS COMPUTER WAS HACKED BY FEDS

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Justice Department official is disputing claims by a former CBS News correspondent that the Feds secretly monitored her personal computer.

Tonight on ABC 22

6:00 pm ..... ABC 22 News at Six
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... Last Man Standing
8:30 pm ..... Cristela
9:00 pm ..... Shark Tank
10:00 pm ... 20/20
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline
Complete Schedule»