Jaida Dreyer Named Winner Of “Real Country” During Tuesday’s Finale

The singer-songwriter won $100,000 and a Grand Ole Opry performance slot.

Jaida Dreyer (Photo by: CJ Hicks/USA Network)

The inaugural season of USA Network’s “Real Country” concluded with a 90-minute finale Tuesday night.

That 90-minute finale concluded with the news that Jaida Dreyer is the inaugural winner. Her victory includes a $100,000 cash prize and a performance at the Grand Ole Opry.

Like her fellow finalists, she will also receive a performance slot at the Stagecoach Festival this coming April.

A successful writer with hits like Luke Bryan’s “Home Alone Tonight” to her name, Dreyer wowed the finale crowd with her original song “Jack It To Jesus (Spray It To Hell)” Her performance received 4.6/5 stars, which comfortably ranked as the night’s best rating.

Dreyer was invited to the competition by judge Jake Owen.

This season’s other finalists included Jamie Floyd, Copper Chief, Kylie Frey, Frank Ray, Tiera and Larry Fleet.

Written by Brian Cantor

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