In her first year of eligibility, Juliana Chahayed got the good news she was heading to Hollywood. A singer-songwriter and guitarist, she feels she's the next American Idol due to her passion for performing.
"I want to sing and make a difference." Prescott, AR native Rachel Hale feels she can be the next American Idol. With her ticket to Hollywood already punched, she candidly discusses what makes her stand out from the crowd.
Saying she as a "deep passion" for singing, Aubree Bouche felt pure relief when she realized she was going to Hollywood. She wants to "show the world" she has what it takes to be the next American Idol.
"Right now I feel like I'm on a cloud." Cortez Shaw dishes on the next step of his Idol journey.
Jenny Beth Willis was disappointed she wasn't moving in the competition. Hear her plans for the next stage of her music career.
Burnell Taylor discusses his feelings about being a part of the Top 10, and what fans can expect from him as he continues on in the competition.
Waynesboro, TN native Jimmy Smith had in fact auditioned for American Idol online. Learn more about his self-described "country-soul" style that makes him unique.
Billed from Winchester, KY, Lauren Mink auditioned because she wanted a "second chance". Does she have what it takes to be the next American Idol the second time around?
Frankie Ford cut his teeth singing on the subways in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY. Learn more about his story.
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.
Burnell Taylor is excited for what the future holds. Find out what he has been up to since the season ended, and the thing he is most excited for on the American Idol LIVE! Tour.
Erin Christine from Madison, CT auditioned last year and she's back this year to win it all! Learn more about the girl who jams out to The Beatles in her car.
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!
After finishing school, Janel Tan is ready to "follow her passion!" Watch as the Newark, CA native reflects her Idol audition experience!
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