Urged to audition by her boyfriend and her family, Elaine Gutierrez was in "complete shock" when she advanced in the competition. Learn more about the Maplewood, NJ native.
Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey trade quips in their best "British" accent! Which judge sounds more like they're from 'cross the pond?
Sarah Restuccio auditioned for American Idol in honor of a friend that had passed away. Discover more about this Hammonton, NJ resident.
Christian Lopez states he can bring "something new" to American Idol. Discover more about the contestant who cites Phillip Phillips as his favorite former Idol finalist.
Overcoming pronounced hearing loss, Beverly, MA native Angela Miller auditions in front of the judges. Was she able to advance to Hollywood?
Jessie Lawrence says that auditioning for Idol was "his dream". Learn more about the Newark, NJ native and his story.
Singer/Songwriter Shira Gavrielov grew up in a "musical household". Find out if this was enough for her to advance to Hollywood.
Frankie Ford cut his teeth singing on the subways in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY. Learn more about his story.
Inspired by the hard-working nature of her mother, Philadelphia, PA resident Taylor Rand is "ready" to be the Next American Idol. Check out her interview.
Ashlee Feliciano comes from a large family that includes both biological siblings, as well as in-need foster siblings. She auditions today for them, and they indeed will be cheering her own.
The granddaughter of a jazz pianist, Denver, CO native Brooke Villanyi was relieved when she heard the good news from the judges. She hopes to use her experience with music to her advantage.
From Duluth, GA, Isabelle came a long way to audition for American Idol. Was her performance good enough to head to Hollywood?
With a sense of humor she says separates her from the crowd, Rachel Hankers says recording artist Beyonce inspires her to perform. Is she the Next American Idol?
Lancaster, PA native Emily Fritz enjoys performing and connecting with people. Besides music you may be shocked to hear what else interests her!
New York's own Nina Siegel auditioned for American Idol to change her life. Learn more about her story.