Citing Dave Grohl as an influence, Marion, IA resident Gabe Brown enjoys performing for others. Discover more about Gabe.
With a talent that he describes as an "androgynous style", Josh Davila (aka Jada) enters the competition hailing from Chicago, IL. Watch and learn what makes him unique.
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.
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."
"I auditioned today to live the American Dream." Dan Wood makes his case on why he should be the next American Idol.
"Destiny made me audition today," says Denise Jackson, a native of Madison, WI. Learn more about the contestant who cites Jennifer Hudson as her favorite Idol contestant.
Jayne Jaegar describes her meeting with the judges as "emotional". Find out why this Clarendon Hills, IL resident believes she's the next American Idol.
Candice Glover takes a moment to update her Finalist Diary to discuss her recent trip to the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles this week.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
Carlton Smith isn't shy when he says he believes he has what it takes "to go far" in this competition. Learn what makes Carlton stand out from the rest.
Saying that she "loves to sing," Christina Collins is ready to see what Hollywood brings. Get to know more about Christina!
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!
Saying that she "loves to sing," Sarah Scherb is following her dream! Watch as Sarah discusses an audition that she describes as simply "unreal."
Saying that she "doesn't discriminate at all" when it comes to musical genres, Wantika Treadwell is ready to sing any and everything that comes her way! Watch as she discusses her Idol audition experience!
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!
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