Originally from Cuba, Naples, FL resident Lazaro Arbos overcame speech difficulties to audition for American Idol. Learn more about Lazaro and his incredible story.
Singin' in the Second City! Take a look back at the American Idol auditions in Chicago.
Passionate about performing, Warner Robins, GA resident Summer Cunningham believes she is the next American Idol. Get familiar with her story.
Hailing from Statesville, NC, Carah Crosswhite felt advancing in the Idol competition was a "dream come true". Learn more about her story.
Frankie Ford cut his teeth singing on the subways in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY. Learn more about his story.
"I like the way people feel when I sing." Breanna Steer discusses why she feels she's the next American Idol.
Aunyai Hedrick auditioned because she wanted to prove to her family that singing is her passion. Learn more about this Greensboro, NC native.
Janel Stinney learns different aspects about performing from different artists. Learn more about this Gaithersburg, MD native.
Stephanie Hanvey was inspired by her father to audition for American Idol. This young talent can't wait for her musical journey to begin!
Jillian Jensen has "always" told her family that she was the next American Idol, so it was fitting that she auditioned. Which legendary country and rock-star did Jillian say was her biggest influence? Watch and find out.
Believing she has "something to prove" not only to her self but to her father, Marrialle Sellars was so happy when she received yeses from the judges. Watch as she describe the tense moments surrounding her audition!
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!
Wanting to appear on Idol her whole life, Paris Primeau is looking to make her singing dreams a reality! Watch as she describes how her vocals set her apart from the crowd!
Saying she's "back to kill it," Symphony Howlett is ready to prove she has what it takes to be the next American Idol! Get the scoop on Symphony and her talents of singing, acting, and belly dancing!
Matt Redmond auditioned for Idol because he wanted "to be famous." Well there's no better place for fame than Hollywood! Get to know Matt and learn why he considers himself "a star!"
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