You may rememberÂ Jena Irene AscuittoÂ as the first runner-up on the thirteenth season ofÂ American Idol.Â A lot has changed for the singer since then, andÂ Celeb SecretsÂ is filling you in with everything you need to know!
Since being in Idol,Â Jena released her debut EPÂ InnocenceÂ in early 2016 to fan acclaim and is set for an exciting 2017. Not only does she have the release of her upcoming albumÂ Cold Fameâ€‹ to look forward to, she’s also got a nationwide tour in the works and cool upcoming opportunities working towards revitalizingÂ theÂ city of Detroit’s music scene alongside theÂ Detroit Institute of Music EducationÂ and her label partnerÂ Original 1265 Recordings!
Fans can get a taste of whatÂ Cold FameÂ will sound like with the release of her latest single “Floating Down the River.” Available now at all digital retailers, “Floating Down the River” was Jena finally realizing that she doesn’t have to take every piece of advice that’s thrown at her. “The song means growing up and feeling okay to be yourself. Detroit is the most accepting place I’ve been to, hence why I love working here,”Â JenaÂ says.
Celeb SecretsÂ caught up withÂ AscuittoÂ recently to talk about our specialty — secrets. Check out five secrets about Jena below and keep up with her by following her on Twitter at @jenaasciutto1.
Cold FameÂ drops on Friday, May 26th.
It took my parents 3 days to come up with a name for me.
I’ve been writing songs and have played piano since I was 9.
I tried learning guitar first, but my hands are tiny and I couldn’t figure out chords and liked the piano better because it was like pressing buttons.
I don’t like cats, dogs for life.
I have a crush on Rihanna.