Citing Dave Grohl as an influence, Marion, IA resident Gabe Brown enjoys performing for others. Discover more about Gabe.
"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.
Auditioning in her late sister's memory, East Hartford, CT resident Ashlee Feliciano describes herself as "unique". Learn more about her story.
Saying that she "loves to sing," Christina Collins is ready to see what Hollywood brings. Get to know more about Christina!
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.
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!
In her first Finalist Diary, Angie Miller speaks on making the Top 10 and what she expects to accomplish in the weeks to come.
Originally from Sweden but living in Texarkana, TX, Peter Garrett auditioned for American Idol to advance his music career. Learn more about his story.
"I feel amazing!" Paul Jolley discusses his status of being an Idol finalist.
Citing Beyoncé as her inspiration, Miami, FL native Tarshiba Rachelle auditioned because she believes she can be the next American Idol. Learn more about her and her self-proclaimed "V.S.P."
Believing she is "more optimistic than the average teenager", Summer Cummings auditioned for Idol because she feels she is "ready for people to know who she is".
Auditioning because he wanted to "keep a promise to himself", Nigel Slaughter hails from San Antonio, TX. Learn more about Nigel.
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