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.
Auditioning because it was his "calling in life", Paul Jolley felt as if he was going to faint when he got the good word from the judges. Find out more about the contestant who says that he "always has a laugh to give."
"The fact I got four yeses from the judges just blew me away." Janelle Arthur shares her incredible story in her own words.
Season 12's Top 11 dish on what excites them most about the American Idol LIVE! Tour 2013!
Lazaro Arbos is excited to visit new places across the country during the American Idol LIVE! Tour. Find out what he had to say to his tour fans!
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!
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!
Describing his audition experience as "mind-blowing," Maurice Townsend wants to make the most of his Idol opportunity. Citing John Legend and Mariah Carey as influences, find out why Maurice says his "tone" makes him unique.
Despite receiving a no from Keith, Khristian Davis is relieved that she received enough yeses to head to Hollywood! Get to know more about this Chicago, IL native and learn what makes her unique!
Bozeman, MT native Alex Delaney said she felt "pure joy" when she learned she was going to Hollywood. Get to learn about the contestant who's "proud to represent the state of Montana".
Alisha Dixon says her love of music and her appearance sets her apart from the rest. Get to know more about the contestant that cites Kelly Clarkson as her favorite past Idol winner.
Hailing from Anchorage, AK, Adriana Latonio wants to fulfill her dream of becoming a popular singer. Find out more about the contestant who wants to inspire others with her music.
Rachel Hale says her elimination "kind of stunk." Watch as she thanks her fans and her hometown of Prescott, AR
What do our judges have to say about our Top 20? Watch as Randy, Nicki, Keith and even Ryan discuss what makes an "Idol Moment" and more!
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