Though Emily Piriz received the lowest number of votes, she still had an opportunity to sing for the save! Check out their performance of “Stars” by Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. Would you have used the save?
Former American Idol winner Phillip Phillips returned “home” to the Idol stage! Performing his new single,“Raging Fire,” he was determined to leave the stage in flames!
Emily Rottler said she was dreaming about appearing on American Idol for as far back as she can remember. Did her performance of “Valerie” by Amy Winehouse help her continue to follow a lifelong dream?
CJ Harris was looking to “shine” with his performance of the Allman Brothers’ song, “Soul Shine.” Was CJ strong enough in his audition to move on to the next round?
Performing is something that Michael Simeon “always wanted to do.” Now heading to Hollywood, Michael has a chance to share his vocals with the world!
The contestants who performed on the first night of Hollywood week were split into two groups and then loaded on to two different buses. One bus was headed to the next round of the competition; the other was headed to the airport.
That's a wrap for Hollywood Week! With our semi-finalists set, we now have a clearer picture of who's on their way to becoming the next American Idol! Catch up with all the electrifying highlights as we bid farewell to Tinseltown!
Briana Oakley was excited when she was called to the stage by our judges! Take a look at her performance of “Warrior” by Demi Lovato!
Dexter Roberts gave his “Dexter-fied” performance of “This Ole Boy” by Craig Morgan. Watch as he sings for America’s votes!
American Idol hits the slopes as auditions stop by the Beehive State! There were colorful characters, amazing voices, and a cavalcade of guitars. Take a look back at the best moments of the night!
Before Kassandra Castaneda auditioned for our judges, she had a little special something for Jennifer!
Winston-Salem, NC native Tiquila Wilson is moving on to Hollywood! Learn more about the contestant who cites Dorinda Clark-Cole as a major influence!
Taking a chance with auditioning on the Idol Tour bus, LeBryant Crew is happy that he put the next step of his musical career in his own hands. Learn more about the contestant who was called "likeable" by the judges!
Hearing about Idol from a friend, Johnny took his destiny into his own hands when he auditioned for our “beautiful” judges. Learn more about the contestant who says Elvis is his biggest influence.
With a mix of nervousness and coffee in his system, DJ Bradley was simply excited for the opportunity to audition for our judges. Take a look as he reflects on his audition experience!
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