Interview: Kalamazoo native singer/songwriter Matt Giraud

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Kalamazoo native Matt Giraud has achieved national recognition for his performances, not only on "American Idol," but several other media outlets and talk shows.

You can see him perform next week, right here in West Michigan.

Matt took some time out of his busy schedule to visit Newschannel 3. He discussed his career successes and gave advice to aspiring singers.