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?
Auditioning in her late sister's memory, East Hartford, CT resident Ashlee Feliciano describes herself as "unique". Learn more about her story.
Alicia Smith explains how her musical inspirations has helped her on her Idol journey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Selena Moreno returns for another opportunity to be the next American Idol. Learn more about this Sacramento, CA native.
Auditioning because he felt he was "ready to be an artist," Tony Foster Jr is looking to make a name for himself in the competition. Watch as he describes the Idol audition process in his own words.
Leah Guerrero auditioned for Idol because it was the final step in putting her life "back together." Learn more about the contestant that hails from Clinton Township, MI!
Saying that she "loves to sing," Sarah Scherb is following her dream! Watch as Sarah discusses an audition that she describes as simply "unreal."
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