Aretha Codner was a contestant on Season 7 of American Idol. Audition[edit | edit source] Aretha auditioned in Charleston. She sang "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston. All three judges voted "no", eliminating her from the competition. Retrieved from "https://americanidol.fandom.com/wiki/Aretha_Codner?oldid=22179" Categories: Contestants Season 7 contestants Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.