• Beverly's Angie Miller visits FOX 25 during Idol hometown visit


    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- American Idol contestant Angie Miller visited FOX 25 Friday night for a special visit during her brief return to Mass.

    Miller was announced as one of the top three contestants Thursday night. She hopped on a plane Friday night and returned to Beverly for her Idol hometown visit.

    Before returning to Beverly, Miller stopped in to FOX 25 studios to discuss her incredible journey on the hit FOX show.

    "I have watched the show forever and I've always seen it happen, the top three going home and I've always been like 'oh, wouldn't that be cool one day?' And it's happening, like it's weird that that's why I'm here," said Angie.

    FOX 25's Mark Ockerbloom asked Angie what Boston team she'd like to sing the National Anthem for. While she said it was a hard decision, she chose the Celtics because she loves basketball.

    The effervescent songstress showed her serious side when discussing her recent tribute to Boston. Angie dedicated her performance of "I'll stand by you" to Boston following the marathon attacks on April 15.

    "It was terrible being away from home at that time I just wanted to be here so badly," said the Idol contestant.

    Angie also says right when she found out about the attacks she knew she wanted to do something for Boston.

    Angie expressed her happiness for being back in Mass., even if just for a few days.

    "I just am overwhelmed by the support from home so it's amazing being here and being able to show people how much I love them and how much you guys mean to me," Angie said of being back in Mass.

    The teen was welcomed home to Beverly with "Angie Miller Day" Saturday. Angie was honored with a parade, as well as a 4 p.m. concert at Beverly High. The parade traveled down Cabot Street and up Herrick Street, ending at the high school.

    Angie was joined by Kree Harrison and Candice Glover in the top three. Amber Holcomb was voted off the show.

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