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About Carly Smithson


Carly Smithson (age 24 on the show) (formerly Carly Hennessy)  - Currently lives in San Diego, California, but was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Smithson made her singing debut in "Les Misérables" at the Olympic Theatre in Dublin. Smithson moved to Los Angeles at age 13 to pursue her singing career. Before auditioning for American Idol, she was working in a bar and running a tattoo shop with her husband.  Carly made the final 12 but was the seventh eliminated.


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News Articles about American Idol contestant Carly Smithson

E!Online 10/4/12 American Idol Finalist Carly Smithson Welcomes Daughter Olivia Mabel—See the Pic

US Magazine 5/18/10 Idol's Carly Smithson: "Simon Helped Me Grow a Good Set of Balls!"

LA Times 5/10/10 Catching up with Carly Smithson

Gather 5/9/10 American Idol 2010 - New Music From Carly Smithson and Katharine McPhee - Listen Here [Audio & Video]

People 5/5/10 First Listen: Carly Smithson Introduces ‘I Am Only One’

Reality TV World 6/18/09 Ex-'Idol' Carly Smithson to front new band with Evanescence members

Digital Spy 6/19/09 'Idol' Smithson, Evanescence form band

LA Times 6/18/09 Q and A's with Carly Smithson and new bandmate Ben Moody

LA Times 6/18/09 Meet the new Amy Lee: 'American Idol's' Carly Smithson to join former members of Evanescence
NY Post 12/27/08 A Carly, Daughtry Connection
Reality TV Magazine 12/20/08 American Idol: Carly Smithson Says Post-Idol Future Bleak
Los Angeles Times 12/17/08 Carly Smithson's post-'Idol' blues

Los Angles Times 12/17/08 Carly Smithson: Up From 'American Idol' 

Reality TV Magazine 4/28/08 American Idol: Carly Smithson Talks About Simon Cowell

Reality TV Magazine 4/27/08 American Idol: Carly Smithson Says She Remembered All The Words

Reality TV World 4/25/08 Ousted Carly Smithson dishes about her 'American Idol' experience

Reality TV Magazine 4/25/08 American Idol: Carly Smithson Claims Girls Have More Of A Struggle

BuddyTV 4/25/08 Carly Smithson, "Jesus Christ Superstar," and a Myth De-Bunked

Fans Of Reality T.V. 4/25/08 Interview with Carly Smithson: What Happened to the Luck of the Irish?

Idolhead Ed 4/25/08 Ode to Carly Smithson

NY Times 4/25/08 ‘Idol’ Song Choice Courts Controversy and Finds It; Singer Is Voted Off

LA Times 4/25/08 'American Idol' Tracker: Seeking closure with Carly Smithson

NY Post 4/25/08 Happy To Be Off 'Idol' 

Union Tribune 4/25/08 Irish 'Idol' singer out, not down

NY Daily News 4/25/08 Carly Smithson: Voters 'Idol'-ize boys more than girls

Celebrity Spider 4/24/08 American Idol Results Recap: Another Idol Tumbles


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