Urged to audition by her boyfriend and her family, Elaine Gutierrez was in "complete shock" when she advanced in the competition. Learn more about the Maplewood, NJ native.
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.
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.
Alex Kinsey loves to make people happy. Get to know more about this New Smyrna Beach, FL resident.
"The fact I got four yeses from the judges just blew me away." Janelle Arthur shares her incredible story in her own words.
Season 12's Top 11 dish on what excites them most about the American Idol LIVE! Tour 2013!
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!
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.
Michelle Dimov auditions for IDOL because she is chasing her dream. Learn more about Michelle and why she believes she has what it takes to be the next American Idol!
Madisen Walker was "speechless" when she learned she was headed to Hollywood. Get to know more about Madisen, and learn why she believes she's the next American Idol!
Jena Irene proves she can be the queen of the disco when she performed EDM favorite, "Titanium" by David Guetta featuring Sia. Take a look at her incredible showing!
Scotty McCreery was "Feelin' It!" Watch as the Season 10 winner rocked the Idol stage with his latest single from his album "See You Tonight!"
Waynesboro, TN native Jimmy Smith had in fact auditioned for American Idol online. Learn more about his self-described "country-soul" style that makes him unique.
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