Cardin Lee McKinney was a contestant on Season 7 of American Idol.

Audition[edit | edit source]

Cardin auditioned in Atlanta. She sang "One Night Only" by Jennifer Holliday, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Loretta DeVine. Although Simon voted "no", Randy and Paula voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]

Cardin was featured during the first day of Hollywood Week. She started forgetting the lyrics partway through her song. Later, she managed to make the judges' final fifty, but during the final deliberation, she was eliminated in favour of JoAnne Borgella.

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