The Glee Project: Season 2
Oxygen's reality competition show The Glee Project returns this summer for a second season, and once again, it will give 14 hopefuls the chance to land a guest spot on Fox's Glee.
Season 1 co-winners Damian McGinty and Samuel Larsen were each awarded a seven-episode arc, and runners-up Lindsay Pearce and Alex Newell also were given guest appearances.
Executive producer Ryan Murphy will return to join casting director Robert Ulrich, choreographer and Glee co-producer Zach Woodlee and vocal coach Nikki Anders as judges. The full scoop on this season's 14 contestants below, via EW.
Hometown: Queens, N.Y./San Diego
Fact: Postponed his admission to law school to pursue his dreams of being a performer.
Hometown: New York City
Fact: Has used a wheelchair since the age of 2, as a result of being paralyzed from the chest down.
Fact: Started the first female a cappella group at Loyola Academy.
Fact: In his spare time, he drums, juggles and works as a parrot salesman.
Fact: He struggles with severe ADHD and low-spectral autism.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Fact: Made it to the Top 48 of America's Got Talent last season.
Hometown: Cape Cod, Mass.
Fact: Has performed for more than 2,500 people at Symphony Hall in Boston.
Hometown: Lanham, Md.
Fact: Born with Morning Glory Syndrome, which ultimately caused him to go totally blind at the age of 9.
Fact: Wears a "promise ring" to remind himself to treat women with the same respect he aims to one day treat his wife.
Fact: Passionate about calculus and enjoys spending time in the kitchen.
Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.
Fact: Is a vocalist for a local swing band and plays piano and guitar.
Hometown: Auburn, Ala.
Fact: Is a total joiner. Participated in swimming, softball, basketball, show choir, band, color guard, beta club and Spanish club.
Fact: Had never been on an airplane before her trip to Los Angeles for her audition.
Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla.
Fact: Taught himself how to read at 18 months old by sleeping with maps and the TV listings in his crib.