Cody Clayton Eagle never forgot who he’s playing for; ‘American Idol’ alum, Morgantown, W.Va., resident discusses how his faith shaped music career
By Chris Slater, WV News

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — For Cody Clayton Eagle, fate works in mysterious ways. The 19-year-old Morgantown native is preparing for big things.

He will be touring throughout the tri-state area for the remainder of the year, and likely into the next. He’s negotiating with a record label and is expected to sign the contract soon. There are self-released songs available on Spotify. There’s a fan base that knows who he is and eagerly awaits what’s next.

July 26, 2021

 

Morgantown’s Cody Clayton Eagle earns spot on ‘American Idol’
 

Lindsey Fleming, The Dominion Post  March 20, 2019

MORGANTOWN — At 17, only four years after picking up a guitar, Cody Clayton Eagle is experiencing an opportunity that that many musicians have dreamed of.

The Morgantown native received a golden ticket from "American Idol" judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan and will soon head out to Hollywood to compete in the ABC series.  Viewers caught a glimpse of that moment during Sunday's show.

-Dominion Post                                                                                                                                March 20, 2019