Encouraged by his father to sing, Dustin Watts auditioned for American Idol to see how far his passion will take him. Does he have what it takes to be the next American Idol?
Saying that she "never missed a season" of American Idol, Kendra Vailes believes this year was her opportunity to audition. Discover more about her background.
Candice Glover takes a moment to update her Finalist Diary to discuss her recent trip to the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles this week.
John Fox auditioned for American Idol because he believed it was "time" to start his career. Learn more from the contestant that calls Magnolia, TX home!
Saying that she "loves to sing," Christina Collins is ready to see what Hollywood brings. Get to know more about Christina!
After being sent home after Hollywood Week last year, Steven Curd is looking for a better outing this time around. Get to know Steven again for the first time!
Devin Robertson seized an amazing opportunity when the Idol Bus Tour came to his town. Now Devin's talents are taking him to Hollywood!
Kristen O'Connor is following a lifelong dream by auditioning for American Idol. With three yeses from the judges and a ticket to Hollywood, she is well on her way!
Feeling "super stoked" she got three yeses from the judges, Nalani Quintello heads to Hollywood for her chance to be the next American Idol. Get to know the contestant that calls Orange Park, FL home!
Simeon Twitty auditioned for American Idol because he's looking to take his music career to the next level. Get to know Simeon and learn what makes him stand out from the other contestants!
Madisen Walker was "speechless" when she learned she was headed to Hollywood. Get to know more about Madisen, and learn why she believes she's the next American Idol!
Laquan Fields believes he has "a story he can share with the world through song." Laquan hopes to use the judges' feedback to get ahead at Hollywood. Get to know Laquan Fields.
Saying that he loves to "change the mood of the audience", San Antonio, TX native Steven Curd auditioned because he wants to be "a household name". Learn more about the contestant who cites Reuben Studdard as his favorite past Idol finalist.
"Mariah Carey said I had a real soothing voice." Arlington, TX native Nicholas McCord discusses his American Idol journey in his own words.
Rachel Hale says her elimination "kind of stunk." Watch as she thanks her fans and her hometown of Prescott, AR
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