Amaris Wayman discusses how her mother inspired her to be a professional singer. Auditioning with her brother, she looks to make this season a family affair!
Long Island, NY native Lizz Weiss says she auditioned to win the competition because "there is no other reason." Learn more about the contestant who cites Christina Aguilera and Amy Winehouse as inspirations.
With yeses from the judges in hand, Sandie Lee is looking to improve her confidence and share her vocal gifts with the world. Get to know more about Sandie Lee!
Hailing from Monument, CO, Jessamine Hamer cites both Carrie Underwood and Phillip Phillips as favorite past Idol finalists. Is she going to be the next American Idol?
Adriana Latonio was "relieved" when she realized she was going to be a American Idol finalist. Learn more about the contestant who is representing Anchorage, AK.
Angie Miller shares a "hilarious" favorite childhood memory in her second Finalist Diary.
I'm just a country girl and I love to sing. Cooper, TX native Lauren Bettes believes that if crowned the next American Idol, she could be a role model for others.
Kree Harrison discusses when she feels most connected to the earth in her latest Earth Day inspired Finalist Diary.
In this week's Finalist Diary, Candice Glover shares what has been the biggest influence in her life.
With a love of performing, Griffin Peterson is representing the town of Oconomowoc, WI. Find out why he believes he is the next American Idol.
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?
Inspired by the hard-working nature of her mother, Philadelphia, PA resident Taylor Rand is "ready" to be the Next American Idol. Check out her interview.
A self-professed "Country Girl", Emmy Bodner has been singing since she was four years old. Learn more about this Georgetown, IN native.
Isabelle Parell has the voice of a "cozy blanket". The Centerton, IN native discusses why she is the next American Idol.
Auditioning because he felt he had "unfinished business", Johnny Keyser hails from Pompano Beach, FL. When performing, Johnny believes that he "sings with his soul".
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