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Amber Nicole Holcomb (born March 17th, 1994) was a contestant on Season 11 and Season 12 of American Idol.

Season 11 Audition[]

Amber's audition was not televised.

Season 11 Hollywood Round[]

Amber's stay in Hollywood wasn't shown much, but she did manage to make the final seventy.

Season 11 Las Vegas Round[]

Amber was shown in a group with Curtis Finch, Jr., Shannon Magrane and Joshua Ledet singing "Blue Suede Shoes" by Elvis Presley. She was eliminated alonside Curtis.

Season 12 Audition[]

Amber's audition was not televised, but a flashback showed that she auditioned in Baton Rouge.

Season 12 Hollywood Round[]

Amber's stay in Hollywood wasn't shown much, but she did well enough to make the judges' Top 20 Girls.

Top 40[]

Amber was shown in Female Group 1 and sang "My Funny Valentine" by Mitzi Green. Afterwards, the judges told her she did enough to become a semifinalist.

Top 20[]

Amber sang "I Believe in You and Me" by The Four Tops. She received enough votes to place her in the five highest voted female contestants, making her a Top 10 finalist. To celebrate, she sang "I'm Every Woman" by Chaka Khan during the results show.

Top 10[]

Amber sang "A Moment Like This" by Kelly Clarkson. She was placed fifth in the voting, making her "safe" for another week.

Top 9[]

Amber sang "She's Leaving Home" by The Beatles. She was placed in the Bottom 3 for that week.

Top 8[]

Amber sang "Lately" by Stevie Wonder and "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" by Diana Ross and The Supremes in a trio with Candice Glover and Angie Miller. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 7[]

Amber sang "What About Love" by Heart and "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" in a trio with Janelle Arthur and Kree Harrison. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 6[]

Amber sang "I Say a Little Prayer" by Dionne Warwick and "Love on Top" by Beyonce. She was placed in the Bottom 2 for that week.

Top 5[]

Amber sang "Without You" by Badfinger and "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life" by Barbra Streisand. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 4 (first week)[]

Amber sang "The Power of Love" by Jennifer Rush and "MacArthur Park" by Richard Harris and "Rumour Has It" by Adele in a duet with Kree Harrison. She was placed in the Bottom 2 for that week.

Top 4 (second week)[]

Amber sang "Just Give Me a Reason" by P!nk, ft. Nate Reuss and "My Funny Valentine" by Mitzi Green. She received the lowest number of votes that week, eliminating her from the competition.

Season 12
Finalists
Candice Glover · Kree Harrison · Angie Miller · Amber Holcomb · Janelle Arthur · Lazaro Arbos · Burnell Taylor · Devin Velez · Paul Jolley · Curtis Finch, Jr.
Semifinalists
Charlie Askew · Nick Boddington · Aubrey Cleland · Zoanette Johnson · Adriana Latonio · Elijah Liu · Vincent Powell · Cortez Shaw · Breanna Steer · Tenna Torres
Quarterfinalists
Melinda Ademi · Juliana Chahayed · Cristabel Clack · JDA · Rachel Hale · Kevin Harris · Jett Hermano · Josh Holiday · Brandy Hotard · Isabelle · Johnny Keyser · Kamaria Ousley · Gurpreet Singh Sarin · Jimmy Smith · Bryant Tadeo · Mathenee Treco · Shubha Vedula · Chris Watson · David Oliver Willis · Jenny Beth Willis
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