Congratulations is in order for one of the horse industry’s very own, Jaida Dryer, for winning the first season of a new country music singing competition, Real Country, last night. Hosted by Travis Tritt, Jake Owen, and Shania Twain, Real Country consisted of seven episodes, which resulted in seven preliminary winners. Last night was the finale where each contestant competed for the chance to win $100,000 and and opportunity to play a show at the historic Grand Ole Opry.
Jamie Floyd performed her own rendition of Trisha Yearwood’s “Wrong Side Of Memphis” and was awarded with 3.9 stars from the audience. The Copper Chief trio performed a cover of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” and received 4 stars. Kylie Frey chose to cover Jamie O’Neal’s “There Is No Arizona” and received 3.3 stars. Frank Ray received 3.7 stars for his rendition of “When You Say Nothing At All.” Tiera covered Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance” and received 3.7 stars. Larry Fleet covered Lady Antebellum’s “You Look Good” and received 4.1 stars. Jaida Dryer took a different route than most and performed an original song entitled “Jack It To Jesus, Spray It To Hell,” and received 4.6 stars to be named the Champion.
Check out Jaida’s performance.