Auditioning on a whim, Jared White is learning first hand where seizing the moment can take him. Learn more about the contestant that calls Trenton, OH his home!
Wanting to pursue music as a career, Ethan Harris begins his American Idol Journey. Find out which judge Ethan says is his hero!
Saying that auditioning for American Idol was her "destiny," Hope Cranford is looking forward to performing on the main Idol stage! Learn more about the contestant that was called a "diamond in the rough" by judge Jennifer!
Knowing he wanted to be a musician for "the rest of his life" Ben Briley took a chance on auditioning for Idol. Learn why this Gallatin, TN native feels he has what it takes to be the next American Idol!
Keith Sanders felt “nervous’ when he auditioned for our judges. Though he received some constructive criticism, Keith is excited to be heading to Hollywood.
Citing Jeff Buckley as an musical influence, Tyler Sloan is looking forward to Hollywood. Tyler says he's unique because there is "only one Tyler Sloan!"
Singing has always been a part of Emily Rotler’s life. With three yeses from the judges in hand, Emily is looking to make the most of her Idol experience!
Alyssa Siebken wants to prove that it's okay to follow your "big dreams." Watch as Alyssa describes her "really crazy" experience auditioning for the judges.
"This is it. This is my time." Kayden Stephenson says he's the next American Idol because he is a "great person" and "loves to perform."
A worship leader that draws support from her husband and family, Cristabel Clack auditions in her final year of eligibility. Watch her rendition of "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys.
Emily Reel recalls watching the first season of American Idol and having that inspire her to audition. Watch and learn more of her story and why she considers Carrie Underwood her favorite past Idol finalist.
Deciding who stays and who goes home is always a tough decision. The Idol judges discuss the girls' sudden death eliminations from Las Vegas.
Saying that her grandfather was her musical inspiration, Grace Roberson always wanted to be a performer. Learn more about this Corpus Christi, TX resident.
The Top 40 are anything but shy about discussing their feelings about the new judging panel. Find out what they had to say about the latest lineup of judges!
Inspired by her grandfather, Savannah Votion feels she has what it takes to be the next American Idol. Learn more about the contestant who says her goal in life is "to achieve them".
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