Akilah Askew-Gholston was a contestant on Season 8 of American Idol. Audition[edit | edit source] Akilah auditioned in San Francisco. She sang an original song called "Make Me Love". She was eliminated at this stage of the competition. Retrieved from "https://americanidol.fandom.com/wiki/Akilah_Askew-Gholston?oldid=21278" Categories: Contestants Season 8 contestants Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.