Citing Dave Grohl as an influence, Marion, IA resident Gabe Brown enjoys performing for others. Discover more about Gabe.
"I auditioned today to live the American Dream." Dan Wood makes his case on why he should be 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.
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.
Woodland, NC native Kenny Harrison was inspired by his grandmother to perform. He feels he has the talent and the personality to be the next American Idol.
Auditioning in her late sister's memory, East Hartford, CT resident Ashlee Feliciano describes herself as "unique". Learn more about her story.
Alicia Smith explains how her musical inspirations has helped her on her Idol journey.
Keith Claiborne auditioned because he has something to prove to America. Learn more about this Farrell, PA resident.
With a self-professed unique look and voice, Cara Samantha is fully aware of the stakes of the American Idol Competition. Learn more about this Massapequa, NY native.
Stating that his talents as a producer and rapper make him unique, returning contestant David Leathers Jr. is inspired by his family to perform. Learn more about his story!
Carlton Smith isn't shy when he says he believes he has what it takes "to go far" in this competition. Learn what makes Carlton stand out from the rest.
Saying that she "loves to sing," Christina Collins is ready to see what Hollywood brings. Get to know more about Christina!
Leah Guerrero auditioned for Idol because it was the final step in putting her life "back together." Learn more about the contestant that hails from Clinton Township, MI!
Saying that she "doesn't discriminate at all" when it comes to musical genres, Wantika Treadwell is ready to sing any and everything that comes her way! Watch as she discusses her Idol audition experience!
Kristen O'Connor is following a lifelong dream by auditioning for American Idol. With three yeses from the judges and a ticket to Hollywood, she is well on her way!
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