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"
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.
"I auditioned today to live the American Dream." Dan Wood makes his case on why he should be the next American Idol.
Keith Claiborne auditioned because he has something to prove to America. Learn more about this Farrell, PA resident.
Jayne Jaegar describes her meeting with the judges as "emotional". Find out why this Clarendon Hills, IL resident believes she's the next American Idol.
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.
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.
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.
Saying that she "loves to sing," Christina Collins is ready to see what Hollywood brings. Get to know more about Christina!
This Virginia native got a standing ovation in a talent show and it inspired her to audition for American Idol. Learn more about the girl who isn't afraid to put herself out there!
Selena Moreno returns for another opportunity to be the next American Idol. Learn more about this Sacramento, CA native.
After being sent home after Hollywood Week last year, Steven Curd is looking for a better outing this time around. Get to know Steven again for the first time!
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.
Leah Guerrero auditioned for Idol because it was the final step in putting her life "back together." Learn more about the contestant that hails from Clinton Township, MI!
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