Citing Dave Grohl as an influence, Marion, IA resident Gabe Brown enjoys performing for others. Discover more about Gabe.
With a talent that he describes as an "androgynous style", Josh Davila (aka Jada) enters the competition hailing from Chicago, IL. Watch and learn what makes him unique.
"I auditioned today to live the American Dream." Dan Wood makes his case on why he should be the next American Idol.
"Destiny made me audition today," says Denise Jackson, a native of Madison, WI. Learn more about the contestant who cites Jennifer Hudson as her favorite Idol contestant.
Caramel, IN native Josh Stephens is out to prove that "you don't have to sacrifice happiness to achieve your dreams". Discover more about Josh and his story.
Alicia Smith explains how her musical inspirations has helped her on her Idol journey.
Candice Glover takes a moment to update her Finalist Diary to discuss her recent trip to the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles this week.
Season 12's Top 11 dish on what excites them most about the American Idol LIVE! Tour 2013!
Lazaro Arbos is excited to visit new places across the country during the American Idol LIVE! Tour. Find out what he had to say to his tour fans!
Melanie Porras felt now the time was right to pursue her dream! Get to know the contestant that cites John Mayer and Norah Jones as her biggest musical influences.
Feeling "super stoked" she got three yeses from the judges, Nalani Quintello heads to Hollywood for her chance to be the next American Idol. Get to know the contestant that calls Orange Park, FL home!
Laquan Fields believes he has "a story he can share with the world through song." Laquan hopes to use the judges' feedback to get ahead at Hollywood. Get to know Laquan Fields.
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.
In her first Finalist Diary, Angie Miller speaks on making the Top 10 and what she expects to accomplish in the weeks to come.
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".
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