Austin, TX's own Munfarid Zaidi has dreams of being the next American Idol. If his yeses from the judges are any indication, he may be the one to watch!
Isabell Gallegos had "no idea what to expect" when she went in to audition. She persevered, and now she's headed to Hollywood!
Nestor Cruz is looking to make his mark as a performer during the American Idol competition. Brush up on essential info about the Cambridge, MA native!
Dubbed a "blooming flower" in his audition, Sam Woolf was excited to audition in front of our judges. Get to know more about the Bradenton, FL native.
Though she was incredibly nervous, Lindsay Pedicone aced her audition. Learn more about Lindsay and find out why she wanted to audition for American Idol!
Saying her experience was "surreal," Jade Lathan is looking forward to heading to Hollywood. Find out who are Jade's two biggest musical influences!
Madison was greeted with screams from her cheer leading team after she earned her ticket to Hollywood. Get to know the girl who knows she "has what it takes."
Sam Burchfield reflects back on his American Idol audition! Learn more about Sam and why he considers the rock band NEEDTOBREATHE as one of his musical influences!
Feeling like he was "sent home a little early" in past years, George Lovett is out to show the world his quest for redemption. Learn more about the artist that cites R&B superstar Brandy as an influence.
Amber Holcomb takes a moment to share her favorite song as a child as well as what she misses from home the most.
Inspired by performing in general, Joplin, MO native Karl Skinner screamed "WOO" when he realized he was going to Hollywood. Find out why he says that "nothing" was going to hold him back.
Wanting to "share her love of music with everyone", Jennifer Hall is looking to make the most of her quest to be the next American Idol.
In her first Finalist Diary, Amber Holcomb lets her fans know how she feels about being a part of the Top 10!
Auditioning because it was a "once in a lifetime chance", Melissa Ruhle wants to prove she's "ready" to be the next American Idol. Learn more about her story.
Lazaro Arbos marks his second entry in his second Finalist Diary. Find out what he misses most about home since being on American Idol and more.
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