Urged to audition by her boyfriend and her family, Elaine Gutierrez was in "complete shock" when she advanced in the competition. Learn more about the Maplewood, NJ native.
"I auditioned today to live the American Dream." Dan Wood makes his case on why he should be the next American Idol.
Pledging to "show the world", Shawdai Crowe was "overjoyed" when she got the good word from the judges. Learn more about her story.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
"The fact I got four yeses from the judges just blew me away." Janelle Arthur shares her incredible story in her own words.
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!
Selena Moreno returns for another opportunity to be the next American Idol. Learn more about this Sacramento, CA native.
Melanie Porras felt now the time was right to pursue her dream! Get to know the contestant that cites John Mayer and Norah Jones as her biggest musical influences.
Detroit native Keri Lynn Roche returns with a plan of making it to the American Idol finals! Learn more about Keri and why she says she's "in it to win it!"
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!
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.
Broderic Simpson is ready to share his voice with the world! Broderic is inspired by Chris Brown and wants to be a triple threat. Get to know Broderic Simpson.
Originally from Sweden but living in Texarkana, TX, Peter Garrett auditioned for American Idol to advance his music career. Learn more about his story.
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