Hollywood round on American Idol‘s twelfth season begins TONIGHT (February 6) and we are bringing you up to speed on some of the hot young talent who received golden tickets this year!
Some of our favorites include Kayden Stephenson, a 16-year-old from Tulsa, OK who is battling Cycstic Fibrosis and only has about 20 more years to live; Briana Oakley, the 16-year-old girl who persevered from being a victim of bullying to making her Idol dreams happen; and Matheus Fernandes, the 21-year-old former Glee Project contestant who is still working towards his goals.
Click inside to watch the performances from these contestants and many more! Make sure to tune in tonight at 8/7c on Fox to see who continues on in the competition.
Kayden Stephenson – Age 16 – Tulsa, OK
Matheus Fernandes – Age 21 – Atlanta, GA
Shubha Vedula – Age 17 – Mt. Pleasant, MI
Jesaiah Baer – Age 16 – Hollister, CA
Victoria Acosta – Age 20 – San Antonio, TX
Adam Sanders – Age 19 – San Antonio, TX
Charlie Askew – Age 17 – Little Rock, AR
Candice Glover – Age 22 – St. Helena Island, SC
Janelle Arthur – Age 22 – Oliver Springs, TN
Lazaro Arbos – Age 21 – Naples, FL
Johnny Keyser – Age 23 – Pompano Beach, FL
Isabelle Parell – Age 15 – Centerton, IN
Stephanie Schimel – Age 21 – Milwaukee, WI
Briana Oakley – Age 16
Kiara Lanier – Age 21 – Chicago, IL
Ashlee Feliciano – Age 20 – East Hartford, CT
Sarah Restuccio – Age 17 – Hammonton, NJ
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