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?
New York's own Nina Siegel auditioned for American Idol to change her life. Learn more about her story.
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Wanting to "take a chance", Dylan Arms auditioned for American Idol for the very first time this year. Learn more about the Greer, SC native.
"Oh my gosh, I can't believe it!" Ariel Sprague was excited to be heading to Hollywood. Find out why she believes she's 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.
Lancaster, PA native Emily Fritz enjoys performing and connecting with people. Besides music you may be shocked to hear what else interests her!
Cape Coral native Raul Quijano auditioned because he wanted to be "a superstar" since he was a child. The Cape Coral, FL native discusses his chances in becoming the next American Idol.
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.
Hailing from Chicago, IL Kiara Lanier wanted to prove to herself that she had what it takes. Being inspired by Celine Dion, Lauren Hill and our own Mariah Carey, Kiara feels she's the next American Idol because she is unique like America itself.
Encouraged by her best friend to audition, Olivia Gaines said she "froze, then started sobbing" when she realized she was going to Hollywood. Get to know the Enfield, CT resident.
Chappaqua, NY native Alex Federici has been performing all of his life. Learn the reason why he decided to audition for 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".
"I loved music from the beginning." Duluth, GA native Isabelle loves to perform. Does she have what it takes to be the next American Idol?