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"
With a talent that he describes as an "androgynous style", Josh Davila (aka Jada) enters the competition hailing from Chicago, IL. Watch and learn what makes him unique.
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.
Alicia Smith explains how her musical inspirations has helped her on her Idol journey.
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 "loves to sing," Sarah Scherb is following her dream! Watch as Sarah discusses an audition that she describes as simply "unreal."
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!
In her first Finalist Diary, Angie Miller speaks on making the Top 10 and what she expects to accomplish in the weeks to come.
Bozeman, MT native Alex Delaney said she felt "pure joy" when she learned she was going to Hollywood. Get to learn about the contestant who's "proud to represent the state of Montana".
Alisha Dixon says her love of music and her appearance sets her apart from the rest. Get to know more about the contestant that cites Kelly Clarkson as her favorite past Idol winner.
Hailing from Anchorage, AK, Adriana Latonio wants to fulfill her dream of becoming a popular singer. Find out more about the contestant who wants to inspire others with her music.
Originally from Cuba, Naples, FL resident Lazaro Arbos overcame speech difficulties to audition for American Idol. Learn more about Lazaro and his incredible story.
Singin' in the Second City! Take a look back at the American Idol auditions in Chicago.
Jillian Jensen has "always" told her family that she was the next American Idol, so it was fitting that she auditioned. Which legendary country and rock-star did Jillian say was her biggest influence? Watch and find out.
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