MX Sports Congratulates North Carolina Country Music Artist Kaylin Roberson on Receiving American Idol’s “Golden Ticket”

Familiar face of an up-and-coming vocalist in the dirt bike racing community

MORGANTOWN, WV – March 25, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – MX Sports would like to congratulate and extend best wishes to North Carolina country music artist Kaylin Roberson, 22, after receiving a “Golden Ticket” for season 20 of american idol. A familiar face within the dirt bike racing community, Roberson showcased his musical talents many times at the Monster Energy AMA National Amateur Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch and also performed the National Anthem at the famed Snowshoe GNCC. .

220325 Kaylin Roberson from North Carolina

Kaylin Roberson of North Carolina, a familiar face in the dirt bike racing community, is heading to Hollywood after a successful audition on American Idol.
Photo: Kaylin RobersonInstagram

“There’s no greater feeling than seeing someone with ties to the off-road racing community achieve their dreams,” said Tim Cotter, Events Director, MX Sports. “We were fortunate to witness Kaylin’s talents several years ago at our annual talent show at Loretta Lynn’s and were inspired by her rendition of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ at the Snowshoe GNCC at the last year. She left such a lasting impression that we made sure to host and her band to perform in concert last summer at Loretta Lynn’s. We can’t wait for her to shine in front of millions of viewers on american idolwhere she will have overwhelming support from the racing community.

220325 Roberson and band perform live at the 2021 Monster Energy AMA National Amateur Motocross Championship

Roberson and his band performed in concert at the 2021 Monster Energy AMA National Amateur Motocross Championship from Loretta Lynn’s Ranch.
Photo: Kaylin RobersonInstagram

Performing alongside her boyfriend, Matt Gorman, Roberson wowed the star-studded panel of judges – Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Ritchie – with her loud, powerful voice and was awarded a “Golden Ticket” to go to Hollywood, where she’ll be one of the top 40 applicants selected from hundreds of auditions. She will be looking to take the next step and impress the judges even more in hopes of making it into the show’s second week of competition. Coverage begins Monday, March 28 on the ABC Network.

220325 Roberson also performed the national anthem ahead of last year's famous Snowshoe GNCC

Roberson also performed the national anthem before
last year’s famous Snowshoe GNCC.
Photo: MX Sports

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About the Monster Energy AMA National Amateur Motocross Championship

The Monster Energy AMA National Amateur Motocross Championship is the largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program in the world. The National Qualifying Program will include 52 Regional Qualifiers (February-May) and 18 Regional Championships (May-June), held at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Finals (first week of August) held annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Dubbed “The World’s Greatest Motocross Vacation”, the national event serves as a launch pad. for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based racing production company and is sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). For more information, visit

About the American Motorcyclists Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a non-profit association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycle event rights and sanctioning organization, the AMA represents the interests of motorcyclists at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competitive and recreational events each year. The AMA also offers economical discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and legacy of motorcycling. For more information, visit
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