Having already sang with season 11 Idol finalist Joshua Ledet, Curtis Finch Jr. cites his equally spiritual background as his inspiration. Learn more about St. Louis, MO native that "loves to smile"
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?
Having traveled the world to hone his craft, classically trained Chicago, IL native Andrew Jones feels he as the expertise to be the next American Idol.
Caramel, IN native Josh Stephens is out to prove that "you don't have to sacrifice happiness to achieve your dreams". Discover more about Josh and his story.
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.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
The judges couldn't believe live-wire Caitlin Johnson was only fifteen years old! Check out her audition performance of "Somethings Got A Hold On Me" by Etta James!
This Virginia native got a standing ovation in a talent show and it inspired her to audition for American Idol. Learn more about the girl who isn't afraid to put herself out there!
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!
The Top 12 lit up the stage while making their hometowns during "Home Week." Watch the best moments of the night as the Top 12 perform for America's votes!
The Top 11 gives their best impressions of fellow contestant Sam Woolf!
Alex Preston brought his unique spin to Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova's "Falling Slowly." Take a look at his one of a kind performance!
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.
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