In her latest Finalist Diary, Amber Holcomb shares her experience in visiting the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
"I hope I open the right door this time," Mark LaDuke discusses his experiences in advancing in the competition. Learn more about this Jacksonville, FL resident.
A self-proclaimed "geek", Clifton Duffin is representing the south Chicago suburb of Country Club Hills, IL. Find out more about his Idol aspirations.
Stating American Idol judge Mariah Carey as an inspiration, Queens, NY native Tenna Torres is in the midst of her second Idol campaign. Will she become the next American Idol?
"Music speaks, and I want to speak to America." J'Leigh Chauvin is considering this American Idol campaign as an opportunity for redemption.
Aberdeen, MA resident Kriss Mincey says she can "entertain America." Does she have what it takes to be an American Idol?
Paul Jolley is excited about meeting his fans on tour this summer! Watch as he explains what his live set will be like.
Janelle Arthur is thankful for all her fans! Find out about the exciting experiences she has had since the show and why she is thrilled to go on tour.
This New Jersey native is a self proclaimed "weird kid" with unique tastes. Learn more about Austin Percario!
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.
Claudia Getlik's mother encouraged her to audition for American Idol. Claudia wants to take the next step in her music career and is inspired by Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.
Shelby Miller has been more commonly known as "the little girl that sings." Well, with her golden ticket in hand, she can be the little girl that sang her way to Hollywood!
Auditioning because a friend “put her up to it,” Samantha Calmes looks forward to the next stage of the competition. Are we looking at the next American Idol?
Alex Preston relished his opportunity to showcase one of his original songs. He performed "Fairytales" live on the Idol stage!
Sam Woolf is "sailing" now! Take a look at his fantastic Top 7 performance of "Sail Away" by David Gray!
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