Auditioning because he felt he had "unfinished business", Johnny Keyser hails from Pompano Beach, FL. When performing, Johnny believes that he "sings with his soul".
A self-professed "Country Girl", Emmy Bodner has been singing since she was four years old. Learn more about this Georgetown, IN native.
Bea Solorzano discusses how her fiancé I her greatest inspiration. Get to know this Nashville, TN resident.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
Curtis Finch Jr. auditions for our judges in Chicago. Not only that, he gets a new nickname from Nicki Minaj!
Schyler Dixon auditioned for Idol because he had been her childhood dream. With a style that's described as "Country and R&B", Schyler loves to perform and wants to prove she's not just Colton's sister.
Mariah Pulice "doesn't want to do anything else with her life" than perform. Does this Darien, IL native have what it takes to be the next American Idol?
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.
"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.
Baylee Goley was in the surprise of her life when Randy Jackson told her she was auditioning for Idol. Learn more about that story here.
Naperville, IL resident Alex Oechsel explains how American Idol gives her "hope".
Isabelle Parell sings an rendition of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" for her audition. Is it enough to send her to Hollywood?
Bloomington, IN native Ryan Connor Smith re-auditioned for American Idol because he "got hungry". Watch and see how he plans to satisfy his appetite for performance.
"I want people to feel as good as I do singing it." Leiper's Fork, TN native Mackenzie Wasner shares the reason why she believes she is the next American Idol.
Singin' in the Second City! Take a look back at the American Idol auditions in Chicago.