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Cassandra Coleman (born May 15, 1996)[1] was a contestant on Season 19 of American Idol.


Cassandra auditioned in Los Angeles. She sang "The Way It Was" by The Killers and "Apologize" by OneRepublic, ft. Timbaland. All three judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Cassandra was shown in the "Indie-Folk" category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Christina Daugherty, Hunter Metts and Graham DeFranco. She was later shown in a duet with Wyatt Pike called "The Lass & The Lad" singing "Too Close" by Alex Clare. Both contestants advanced. During the Showstoppers Round, Cassandra sang "Running With the Wolves" by Aurora. Afterwards, during the Final Judgment, the judges told her that she did enough to become a Top 24 semifinalist.

Top 24[]

Cassandra sang "Find Me" by Sigma, ft. Birdy, and "Apologize" by OneRepublic in a duet with Ryan Tedder. She received enough votes to be considered "safe".

Top 16[]

Cassandra sang "Wicked Game" by Chris Isaak. She received enough votes to become a Top 12 finalist. To celebrate, she sang "Light On" by Maggie Rogers.

Top 12[]

Cassandra sang "Writing's on the Wall" by Sam Smith (from Spectre). She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 10[]

Cassandra sang "Go the Distance" by Roger Bart (from Hercules). She, alongside Deshawn Goncalves and Alyssa Wray, received the lowest number of votes for that week, eliminating them from the competition.

List of Performances[]