Stating Celine Dion is an influence to her, Anna Melvin "couldn't believe" she was going to Hollywood. Get familiar with her story.
Soft spoken but with a belting voice, Brandy Neelly sees herself as dedicated to make the Idol finals. Watch and learn more about her story.
Saying that she was "in love with music," Ariel Herrera stepped up to audition for American Idol! Get to know this Austin, TX native!
Twenty year old Terrica Curry is looking to prove she can hang with the best of them in this competition. Learn more about the contestant who is determined to be crowned the next American Idol!
Kawana Shaw believes her talent makes her stand out from the rest of the contestants. Does she have what it takes to be the next American Idol?
Brandy Neelly describes her nerve-wracking American Idol audition experience. Once she got the word she was moving on, you won't believe how she celebrated!
Malaya Watson thought it would be a "cool idea" to audition for American Idol. Learn more about her story, and why she thinks she has what it takes to be the next American Idol.
Urged by her sister to audition, Kylee Adamson is looking to go far on American Idol this season. Learn more about the contestant who says Idol alum Carrie Underwood is one of her musical influences.
Atlanta, GA native Neco Starr auditioned again from American Idol this year because he felt he was eliminated "too early" last year. Learn more about the artist that cites Bruno Mars as an influence.
At the urging of his family, Jack Janowitz decided to audition for American Idol. Get to know Jack and find out what makes him unique!
American Idol hopeful Dani Heikkila hails from Newton, IA! Watch and see why Dani believes she's got what it takes to be the next American Idol!
Aspiring artist and father CJ Harris is excited that he received yeses from the judges. Learn more about CJ and find who he considers a major musical influence.
Believing that her emotions and song choices were her key to the finals, Kree Harrison discusses the moment she realized she was advancing in the competition. Watch her interview here.
"I don't even know what to say." Charlie Askew is feeling the "best he ever felt", and he's excited to be heading on to the final round.
"Singing is really the only thing I'm good at." Ashley Young tells us why she's the next American Idol.
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