Fast Facts

  • Has been singing since she was 7 years old.
  • Tom Jones is one of her favorite singers.
  • Auditioned for American Idol three years in a row before she was selected to advance to Hollywood.
  • Her father, Randy Middleton, formerly played bass for soul singer Ann Peebles.
  • Attributes her powerful singing style to having grown up listening to "really loud singers."


  • Randy Middleton — Father
  • Andrea Perry — Mother
  • Ryan Elizabeth — Daughter


  • Attended University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, United States


  • Birth Name: Alexis Grace Middleton
  • Birth Place: Memphis, Tennesse, United States
  • Birthday: June 9, 1987, Gemini
  • Profession: Singer