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“American Idol” Winner Abi Carter Drops Jaws With Breathtaking National Anthem Performance

Abi Carter closes her eyes as she sings into a mic before a hockey game.

After weeks of competing against some of the best vocalists around, Abi Carter was crowned the winner of American Idol. Now, she’s finally back in her home state of California — but she’s not on a break! Here, the talented singer was invited to sing at the Coachella Valley Firebirds hockey game. But it wasn’t just any game: It was the Western Conference Finals! Still, if Abi felt any pressure about singing the national anthem, it certainly doesn’t show in the video below.

As soon as Abi makes her way to her spot, the crowd goes wild! Once the cheering dies down and the song begins, Abi’s beautiful, powerful voice fills the air. Although she has already proven herself to be a spectacular singer, even the most seasoned professional can struggle with this challenging song. That’s why it’s all-the-more impressive that Abi pulls it off so perfectly!

The crowd loves Abi so much, they even chant her name once the performance is over. From here, she gets the honor of dropping the first puck, officially starting the game. Needless to say, this was a fantastic day for Abi Carter and hockey fans alike!

Hockey Fans Go Wild Over Abi Carter’s Rendition of the National Anthem

Nowadays, Abi has plenty of amazing opportunities to keep her busy. For one thing, she recently released an original song called This Isn’t Over — and it’s already ranked high in the charts. Having written this song during her parents’ separation, the positive reception means the world to Abi.

“I definitely see myself as a singer songwriter, an artist, and I wanted to put out something that I believed in, that I personally experienced,” Abi explains. “We worked so hard on it and we chose every little bit of it. And so that was really cool to be able to still be myself as an artist and put that out.”

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