Woodland, NC native Kenny Harrison was inspired by his grandmother to perform. He feels he has the talent and the personality to be the next American Idol.
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".
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?
Fort Mill, SC native Emily Hoffman really had a connection with former Idol contestant Crystal Bowersox. Find out why!
With a surprise visit from Randy Jackson at her school, Isabel Gonzalez was nominated to audition for American Idol. Watch as she discusses her story in her own words.
In her first year of eligibility, CiCi Jansen wants to prove that she has what it takes to be the next American Idol. Learn about who inspires her and more!
Pulling inspiration from both her mom and her son, Ashley Smith believes she can be the next American Idol. Get to know Ashley!
"My life was instantly changing." Na'chelle Fullins-Lovell discusses her quest to be the next American Idol.
"I couldn't describe it in words," Holly Miller said describing her experience with the judges. Discover why the Waverly, OH native feels she's the next American Idol.
Pledging to "show the world", Shawdai Crowe was "overjoyed" when she got the good word from the judges. Learn more about her story.
Wanting to share his passion for singing with the world, David Willis considered his advancing in the competition a "huge deal". Get to know more about the Mount Dora, FL native.
Hailing from Statesville, NC, Carah Crosswhite felt advancing in the Idol competition was a "dream come true". Learn more about her story.
Saying that Christina Aguilera was an inspiration to her, Candice Glover believes that she can be the next American Idol. Discover more about the St. Helena Island, SC resident.
Passionate about performing, Warner Robins, GA resident Summer Cunningham believes she is the next American Idol. Get familiar with her story.
"Is this really happening?" Monroe, GA native Brianna Faulk says her brother inspired her to perform. Learn more about the contestant who says that Jennifer Hudson was her favorite former Idol finalist.
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