American Idol with hearing loss

american-idol-season-12-angela-millerA 19 year old singer on the current series of American Idol has been grabbing headlines for her voice as well as an interesting back story.

Angie Miller plays piano and writes her own songs, but also suffers from hearing loss in both ears.

Miller has been impressing judges so far at the live performances on the TV show and already has 2.5 million views on YouTube of one of her performances.

American Idol is one of America’s highest rated shows and has launched the careers of pop stars such as Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson. The show is due to air its final in May and boasts judges such as Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. Dolores Madden from Hidden Hearing said: “It is extremely encouraging to see Angie Miller do so well in American Idol despite her significant hearing loss. She is living proof that hearing impairment should not stop you from achieving your goals in life.”

With more than 40 years’ experience in treating hearing loss, Hidden Hearing is entrusted with the care 1000’s people every year. With over 65 branches throughout Ireland, all catering for a range of needs and budgets, Hidden Hearing specialise in hearing tests and invisible hearing aids.

Anybody who might be concerned about their hearing, can avail of a free hearing test at any Hidden Hearing branch nationwide. You can book a hearing test free of charge at any of Hidden Hearing’s 60 clinics nationwide. Freephone 1800 370 000 or visit www.hiddenhearing.ie.

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