Bridgewater, NJ native Devyn Prynce says he can "bring something different to the table" with his performance style. Find out what inspires him to perform.
Inspired by The Beatles, Kevin Quinn auditioned because he loves to sing in front of an audience. Learn why he feels he's the next American Idol.
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.
Citing Beyoncé as her inspiration, Miami, FL native Tarshiba Rachelle auditioned because she believes she can be the next American Idol. Learn more about her and her self-proclaimed "V.S.P."
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.
Believing she is "more optimistic than the average teenager", Summer Cummings auditioned for Idol because she feels she is "ready for people to know who she is".
Auditioning because he wanted to "keep a promise to himself", Nigel Slaughter hails from San Antonio, TX. Learn more about Nigel.
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX native Seeley Stephens was "very excited' upon learning she was going to Hollywood. Learn more about her story.
Naperville, IL resident Alex Oechsel explains how American Idol gives her "hope".
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.
After being inspired to sing after seeing Robert Plant perform, Charlie Askew auditioned because he believes he can be the next American Idol. Learn more about what makes him stand out from the competition.
Stephanie Hanvey was inspired by her father to audition for American Idol. This young talent can't wait for her musical journey to begin!
Saying he'd rather pursue music for "the rest of his life," Ben Boone took a chance when he auditioned for Idol. Learn why this Lafayette, LA native believes he can become the next American Idol!
Knowing she wanted to sing for the rest of her life, Abbie Isham took the plunge and auditioned for American Idol! Find out what she's planning now that she's going to Hollywood!
Priya Vedula auditioned for Idol this year following in the footsteps of her sister who auditioned last year. Get the scoop on this Ann Arbor, MI native!
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