HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Singing Her Praises

Posted January 20, 2010 at 10:48am

Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R-Mass.) made it widely known during his victory speech Tuesday night that at least one of his twentysomething daughters is “available— — and one even has star power of her own, as she made it to the semifinal rounds on “American Idol.—[IMGCAP(1)]Ayla Brown appeared on season five of the reality competition, reaching the top 16 but ultimately getting eliminated before the final rounds.She had three notable solo performances, belting out Christina Aguilera’s “Reflection,— Celine Dion’s “I Want You to Need Me— and Natasha Bedingfield’s “Unwritten,— which was her last solo appearance on the show. During her stint on Idol, she even took time to acknowledge her dad, calling him her “American Idol.— Aw.Although she got the “Idol” boot, Brown hasn’t given up on her dream, as she’s released an album and performed across Massachusetts. Her official Web site contains audio clips of several performances and demos — along with news about her dad’s Senate campaign.Aside from singing, Brown also has other notable pursuits, including playing basketball at Boston College.Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments here.Can’t get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOH’s One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here — because everyone deserves more recess.