Citing Dave Grohl as an influence, Marion, IA resident Gabe Brown enjoys performing for others. Discover more about Gabe.
"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.
Detroit native Keri Lynn Roche returns with a plan of making it to the American Idol finals! Learn more about Keri and why she says she's "in it to win it!"
Describing his audition experience as "mind-blowing," Maurice Townsend wants to make the most of his Idol opportunity. Citing John Legend and Mariah Carey as influences, find out why Maurice says his "tone" makes him unique.
Despite receiving a no from Keith, Khristian Davis is relieved that she received enough yeses to head to Hollywood! Get to know more about this Chicago, IL native and learn what makes her unique!
Madisen Walker was "speechless" when she learned she was headed to Hollywood. Get to know more about Madisen, and learn why she believes she's the next American Idol!
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.
Originally from Sweden but living in Texarkana, TX, Peter Garrett auditioned for American Idol to advance his music career. Learn more about his story.
"I feel amazing!" Paul Jolley discusses his status of being an Idol finalist.
Looking to "redeem" herself from her showing in last year's competition, Laura Lee Bishop is representing the town of Gilmer, TX. Learn more about her story.
Jose Salinas states that his mother and her modeling career was an inspiration for him. Watch as he describes his feelings during the audition process.
Idol alum Phillip Phillips returned to team up with Idol Finalist Sam Woolf! Check out their collaboration on Phillip Phillip's greatest hits, "Home and "Raging Fire!"
Originally from Cuba, Naples, FL resident Lazaro Arbos overcame speech difficulties to audition for American Idol. Learn more about Lazaro and his incredible story.
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