Ordinary Life


Wade Cota

Wade is a singer/songwriter from Phoenix, AZ whose soulful voice earned him a top finalist spot on American Idol in 2019. His sound could best be described as a gritty mix of Indie rock and future base. Through his music he is able to express his personal journey of being a Domestic Abuse Survivor. Music has always been a way for him to cope with the hardships that he endured and songwriting was his outlet to escape from a world that doesn’t always make sense. His soulfulness and passion for his craft is inspired by monody and anything with a heartfelt message. He loves a song that makes his hair stand up, that’s pure inspiration for Wade. Cota can best be described as a self-taught natural artist. His music and warm personality allow him to convey his emotion through his lyrics and create a relatable environment for his audience. His unique talent coupled with his humble and giving personality, won the hearts of fans not only in American Idol, but all over the world!


"Nobody without a broken heart can write a song"