Saying that all the judges "loved her voice," Jena Irene is pretty excited that she is headed to Hollywood. Learn more about the artist that cites Paramore and Incubus as major influences.
A worship leader that draws support from her husband and family, Cristabel Clack auditions in her final year of eligibility. Watch her rendition of "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys.
Noting Martina McBride as an inspiration, Jenny Beth Willis has always wanted to sing on the American Idol stage. Learn more about the contestant who described her audition experience as "surreal".
In her latest Finalist Diary, Amber Holcomb shares her experience in visiting the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
"I auditioned today because it has been my everlasting dream to be a singer." Los Angeles, CA resident Natalia Richardson discusses why she believes she's the next American Idol.
"My family inspires me the most." Get to know Russellville, KY native Adam McPhaill.
Columbia, TN native Sarina-Joi Crowe cites DeAndre Brackensick as her favorite former Idol contestant. Get to know the contestant who says she has a unique style that can "blow the roof off of places".
With her father convincing her to audition, Maddie Hayes "couldn't believe" she was going to Hollywood. Watch to see what she says makes her stand out from the competition.
It took some convincing, but Viviana won over the judging panel and is on her way to Hollywood! Find out what this Texas native thinks will set her apart in this competition.
Third time is the charm for Athena Williford. This talented performer was surprised when she got her golden ticket. Learn more about the girl who is inspired by old-school musicians.
Thomasville, GA native Bryan Watt auditioned because he wanted to share his gift with the world. Learn more about the chance encounter that inspired Bryan to go on his American Idol journey!
Happy that she is headed to Hollywood, Sydney Arterbridge is chasing her dream. Learn more about the contestant who says the stage is her "second home!"
Auditioning because she wants to become the next superstar, Bryce Garczynski believes she has what it takes to become the next American Idol. It seems all roads head to Hollywood for Bryce!
Winning the American Idol Experience at Disneyworld, John Martin Davis has already had a taste of victory. As he moves on to Hollywood, John is ready to make the "experience" a reality!
Nick Hendrix is ready to "enjoy" his Idol journey as he heads to Hollywood! Get to know more about the contestant that says Kimbra is one of his musical influences!
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