Billed from Winchester, KY, Lauren Mink auditioned because she wanted a "second chance". Does she have what it takes to be the next American Idol the second time around?
Naperville, IL resident Alex Oechsel explains how American Idol gives her "hope".
Passionate about performing, Warner Robins, GA resident Summer Cunningham believes she is the next American Idol. Get familiar with her story.
The granddaughter of a jazz pianist, Denver, CO native Brooke Villanyi was relieved when she heard the good news from the judges. She hopes to use her experience with music to her advantage.
Frankie Ford cut his teeth singing on the subways in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY. Learn more about his story.
Josie Lowder is planning to walk through the doors that Idol has already opened for her. Learn more about the contestant that goes by the mantra "No Fear".
Janel Stinney learns different aspects about performing from different artists. Learn more about this Gaithersburg, MD native.
Burnell Taylor is excited for what the future holds. Find out what he has been up to since the season ended, and the thing he is most excited for on the American Idol LIVE! Tour.
Jillian Jensen has "always" told her family that she was the next American Idol, so it was fitting that she auditioned. Which legendary country and rock-star did Jillian say was her biggest influence? Watch and find out.
After finishing school, Janel Tan is ready to "follow her passion!" Watch as the Newark, CA native reflects her Idol audition experience!
Urged to audition by her vocal coach, Remi Wolf was excited when she received yeses from the judges. Get to know Remi!
Knowing she wanted to sing for the rest of her life, Abbie Isham took the plunge and auditioned for American Idol! Find out what she's planning now that she's going to Hollywood!
Taking a risk by singing an original song, Marcus Holloway took a big risk during his audition. Get all the inside info on Marcus here!
Jess Meuse was more than ready when she walked in front of our superstar judges and even sang an original song. Meet the Alabama girl who's ready to take the next step in her career.
Looking to "share his voice with the world" Caleb Johnson is determined to be the next American Idol. Watch as he discusses his audition experience.
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