Audition[edit | edit source]
Alden auditioned in Nashville. He sang "I'll Be" by Edwin McCain. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]
Alden was shown in a group with Stephen Franklin and Bettis Richardson. Instead of practicing their routine, Alden and Stephen chose to party for most of the night. They sang "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal. He managed to survive and make the judges' final forty-eight. Despite this, he was eliminated before he could make the Top 32.