Samantha “Just Sam” Diaz received the 2020 season of ABC’s “American Idol.” The champion has since seemingly lower ties with the show and picked again up with singing within the subway of New York, which she was doing earlier than auditioning for the competitors.
Just Sam uploaded a video of herself on the point of sing in a subway station with a donation field on Instagram on September 22, 2021 with the caption, “BACK AT IT with my little field #CovidTimes #samunderground thanks a lot to @le.akuyaku for being so supportive and taking this journey with me.”
It’s not clear if the submit was a publicity submit for the documentary that options Diaz, which was titled Sam Underground.
Fans Asked What Happened to Her Record Deal
In the remark part, followers begged Just Sam to replace them on what occurred to “American Idol” or the file deal that she received from profitable the show.
“Where is the AI Family in getting you a tour and gigs??? – Not that I’d thoughts being trapped between stations on the C for an hour with you once more, however for actual, Idol must step it UP!” one fan wrote.
Another commented, “What occurred to your file deal.”
“So… Why hasn’t something occurred with you since American Idol? Yet Gabby [Barrett] is on the market enjoying live shows… Getting awards and music movies?” one other wrote.
Even extra followers questioned Just Sam about her file deal, many saying they’re confused and asking for an evidence.
“So confused why are you on this place after American Idol and other people from the show are in a unique place?” one individual questioned within the remark part.
Plenty of commenters known as the video “unhappy” and requested if she was doing okay.
“Why are you doing this what occurred to you profitable American Idol?” one individual questioned. “I assumed you had this new file popping out this month. You are a tremendous singer I watched you win and was glad you had been positively my selection. Hopefully issues get higher quickly.”
Fans Are Left ‘Confused’ About Just Sam’s Situation
While it is not clear if Just Sam is singing within the underground once more as a result of she’s filming one thing new or for another motive, followers on her Instagram posts are left confused.
“I’m sooooo confused….did you get dropped? I’ve been ready for an official single for over a 12 months and a half at this level… profitable did nothing for you,” one individual commented on a current submit.
Another wrote, “People wished to assist you however you’ll be able to’t inform them the rationale why you’re going again below floor.”
Fans on-line have puzzled for a while whether or not Just Sam nonetheless has her recording contract that she would have been given for profitable “American Idol.” They’ve additionally come to invest that the singer was dropped by the label since she hasn’t launched any music below the label since her “American Idol” win.
One Redditor wrote, “It appears to be like like Season 18 winner Just Sam has already been dropped by Hollywood Records. She is now not on the Hollywood Records artist roster. She is doing a Christmas track with Faith Becnel and it’s an indie launch.”
Her subsequent track, “Africando,” additionally appeared to be an indie launch.
Just Sam launched her latest track, “Change,” which she devoted to murdered family and friends, on September 28, 2021.