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"
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.
Citing his mother as his biggest inspiration, Nicholas Rodriguez believes he's the next American Idol. Learn more about his story.
Alicia Smith explains how her musical inspirations has helped her on her Idol journey.
"This is crazy, I can't believe it." Asbury Park, NJ resident Kareem Clark shares his Idol story.
Stating that his talents as a producer and rapper make him unique, returning contestant David Leathers Jr. is inspired by his family to perform. Learn more about his story!
Pledging to "show the world", Shawdai Crowe was "overjoyed" when she got the good word from the judges. Learn more about her story.
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.
"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!
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!
Devin Robertson seized an amazing opportunity when the Idol Bus Tour came to his town. Now Devin's talents are taking him to Hollywood!
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