Looking to spread “joy and excitement,” Jocelyn Baker is planning on going far in her Idol campaign. Watch as she describes her audition experience in detail.
Broderic Simpson is ready to share his voice with the world! Broderic is inspired by Chris Brown and wants to be a triple threat. Get to know Broderic Simpson.
Saying that he loves to "change the mood of the audience", San Antonio, TX native Steven Curd auditioned because he wants to be "a household name". Learn more about the contestant who cites Reuben Studdard as his favorite past Idol finalist.
"Mariah Carey said I had a real soothing voice." Arlington, TX native Nicholas McCord discusses his American Idol journey in his own words.
Bozeman, MT native Alex Delaney said she felt "pure joy" when she learned she was going to Hollywood. Get to learn about the contestant who's "proud to represent the state of Montana".
Alisha Dixon says her love of music and her appearance sets her apart from the rest. Get to know more about the contestant that cites Kelly Clarkson as her favorite past Idol winner.
Janelle Arthur confesses what she misses most about home in her second Finalist Diary.
Hailing from Anchorage, AK, Adriana Latonio wants to fulfill her dream of becoming a popular singer. Find out more about the contestant who wants to inspire others with her music.
Rachel Hale says her elimination "kind of stunk." Watch as she thanks her fans and her hometown of Prescott, AR
What do our judges have to say about our Top 20? Watch as Randy, Nicki, Keith and even Ryan discuss what makes an "Idol Moment" and more!
Lazaro Arbos shares where he would see himself five years in the future in this week's Finalist Diary.
Looking to "redeem" herself from her showing in last year's competition, Laura Lee Bishop is representing the town of Gilmer, TX. Learn more about her story.
Wanting to take the "next step" as an artist, Scott Fleenor auditioned for American Idol. He explains how his love of performing helped to change his life.
Jose Salinas states that his mother and her modeling career was an inspiration for him. Watch as he describes his feelings during the audition process.
"I want to sing and make a difference." Prescott, AR native Rachel Hale feels she can be the next American Idol. With her ticket to Hollywood already punched, she candidly discusses what makes her stand out from the crowd.
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