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.
With a sense of humor she says separates her from the crowd, Rachel Hankers says recording artist Beyonce inspires her to perform. Is she the Next American Idol?
Lancaster, PA native Emily Fritz enjoys performing and connecting with people. Besides music you may be shocked to hear what else interests her!
New York's own Nina Siegel auditioned for American Idol to change her life. Learn more about her story.
Inspired by his late aunt, Chris Watson loves music and is "proud to be an American". Find out more about the contestant who says his style sets him apart from the rest.
Janel Stinney learns different aspects about performing from different artists. Learn more about this Gaithersburg, MD native.
Aberdeen, MA resident Kriss Mincey says she can "entertain America." Does she have what it takes to be an American Idol?
Auditioning because music is her dream, Madison CT native Erin Christine wanted to call her mom when she advanced in the competition. Learn more about her story.
Saying the reason why we audition was for "redemption", Nicholas Boddington wants to take full advantage of his second chance. Will the second time be the charm for the Memphis, TN native?
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?
Will White said it was "mind boggling" when he discovered he was going to Hollywood. Learn more about the Charlotte, NC native that says he wants to do music for "the rest of [his] life."
Seven years separate auditions for Jennifer Albee. Will the second time be the charm for the Pembroke, NH native?
"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.
The Ramat-Hasharon, Israel native Shira Gavrielov was inspired by her father to be a performer. Discover her story.
Hailing from Yonkers, NY, Melinda Ademi feels she is the next American Idol because she has good "stage presence". Find out more about the contestant that says that the fact she "never gives up" makes her unique.
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