Vernon, Texas' own Halie Hilburn felt that she was "ready" to audition for American Idol. Find out how her family inspires her to perform.
"I'm just excited to start this journey." Santa Clarita native Michelle Zarlenga looks forward to her American Idol quest!
"I auditioned today because that's why I came to America…" Bolivian native and Weston, FL resident Luis Gamarra tells his inspiring story in his own words.
Resident physician Calvin T. Peters had auditioned for American Idol because he "always had a passion for music." Learn more about the Fort Worth, TX native.
After hearing yeses from the judges, Gian Calderara is looking to make the most of his Idol opportunity. Learn more about Gian's story.
T.K. Hash thought his American Idol audition was going to be a "walk in the park," but that was before the nerves set in! Watch as T.K. describes his audition experience!
Maddye Regis from Memphis, TN was inspired to audition for American Idol by her Nana. Bubbly Maddye looks up to Carrie Underwood and hopes to bring something new to the table that will help her win the competition.
On an explosive show that featured performances from rising star Mali Music and our own Harry Connick Jr., Idol closed out Cinema Week with a bang! When it was all said and done, the Top 11 became the Top 10. Find out who was sent home!
Inspired by the movie "Selena" and our very own Mariah Carey, Brooke Hayden was relieved when she got the good word from the judges. Learn more about her story.
In her latest Finalist Diary, Amber Holcomb discusses the ways she tries to be eco-friendly in honor of Earth Day.
Meet Marvin Calderon. In this video he discusses his Idol audition and his experience in having his family witness the performance.
Folsom, CA native Brett Patterson auditioned for American Idol because he wants to make music his full time career. Discover which former Idol finalist he considers his greatest inspiration.
In his first Finalist Diary, Devin Velez discusses his feelings about being a part of the Top 10 and his place on the Idol Tour.
Auditioning for "redemption", Cortez Shaw is pleased to be heading to Hollywood. Learn more about his story.
Saying that Michael Jackson was an inspiration for him, Pearland TX, native Sanni M'mairura feels he's the next American Idol because he brings "something new to the table". Learn more about his story.
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