Citing Dave Grohl as an influence, Marion, IA resident Gabe Brown enjoys performing for others. Discover more about Gabe.
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?
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."
"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.
Caramel, IN native Josh Stephens is out to prove that "you don't have to sacrifice happiness to achieve your dreams". Discover more about Josh and his story.
Keith Claiborne auditioned because he has something to prove to America. Learn more about this Farrell, PA resident.
With a self-professed unique look and voice, Cara Samantha is fully aware of the stakes of the American Idol Competition. Learn more about this Massapequa, NY native.
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.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
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!
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