Having already sang with season 11 Idol finalist Joshua Ledet, Curtis Finch Jr. cites his equally spiritual background as his inspiration. Learn more about St. Louis, MO native that "loves to smile"
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.
Encouraged by his father to sing, Dustin Watts auditioned for American Idol to see how far his passion will take him. Does he have what it takes to be the next American Idol?
Auditioning because it was his "calling in life", Paul Jolley felt as if he was going to faint when he got the good word from the judges. Find out more about the contestant who says that he "always has a laugh to give."
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.
Citing his mother as his biggest inspiration, Nicholas Rodriguez believes he's the next American Idol. Learn more about his story.
Alicia Smith explains how her musical inspirations has helped her on her Idol journey.
Keith Claiborne auditioned because he has something to prove to America. Learn more about this Farrell, PA resident.
Jayne Jaegar describes her meeting with the judges as "emotional". Find out why this Clarendon Hills, IL resident believes she's the next American Idol.
"This is crazy, I can't believe it." Asbury Park, NJ resident Kareem Clark shares his Idol story.
With a self-professed unique look and voice, Cara Samantha is fully aware of the stakes of the American Idol Competition. Learn more about this Massapequa, NY native.
Saying that she "never missed a season" of American Idol, Kendra Vailes believes this year was her opportunity to audition. Discover more about her background.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
Carlton Smith isn't shy when he says he believes he has what it takes "to go far" in this competition. Learn what makes Carlton stand out from the rest.
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.
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