'American Idol' La'Porsha Renae Unveils First Single 'Good Woman': Exclusive

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La'Porsha Renae performs onstage at FOX's American Idol Season 15 on April 6, 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. 

After wowing fans to clinch runner-up on season 15 of American Idol, La’Porsha Renae makes her formal single debut today (Sept. 30) with “Good Woman.” It’s the lead song from the singer/songwriter’s first album for 19 Recordings/Motown, arriving later this year.

Listen to "Good Woman" here:

Featuring a gritty mid-tempo track set off by Renae’s intense, power-packed vocals, “Good Woman” was produced by Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Mary J. Blige, Ariana Grande, Fantasia) and Edgar “JV” Etienne (Fifth Harmony). Renae pointedly belts out on the refrain: “You’ve got a good, good, good, good woman / You better get it together and act like you know that you do.”

“A lot of fans have been requesting that in-your-face song, a sense of feeling empowered,” says Renae. “And ‘Good Woman’ is that: a relatable song celebrating the good woman. I’m also really proud of the third verse, which I wrote.”

While recording her upcoming album, Renae found herself back in the spotlight when the ballad “Battles” was chosen as the theme song for the U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The song, which Renae originally sang during the Idol season finale in April, is also set to appear on her album.

2016 Olympics: 'American Idol' La'Porsha Renae Releases 'Battles (Gold Medal Mix)'

“Good Woman” is available for download today on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.


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