Baylie Brown (born January 6, 1990) is an American country singer-songwriter from Krum, Texas who was a contestant on season 11 of American Idol. She originally auditioned for the show in season 6 at age 16, getting eliminated during Hollywood week. She then spent the next 5 years perfecting her craft, improving her vocal abilities and working on writing songs. She gave Idol another chance, this time auditioning in Houston. She made it through the grueling auditions and became a member of the top 25. Brown was eliminated on March 1, 2012.