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Christina Christian Cewe, formerly Christina Christian (born June 21st, 1981) was a contestant on Season 1 of American Idol.


Christina auditioned in Miami. She sang "Isn't She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder directed towards Simon Cowell. All three judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Christina was shown during the final part of Hollywood Round singing "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers. She managed to make the Top 30.

Top 30[]

Christina sang "At Last" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra. She received enough votes to advance to the Top 10.

Top 10[]

Christina sang "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 8[]

Christina sang "When a Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge. She was placed in the Bottom 3 for that week.

Top 7[]

Christina sang "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 6[]

Christina sang "The Glory of Love" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra. She received the lowest number of votes and was eliminated.

After the Show[]

  • Christina was the first American Idol contestant to get married, which was to Nicholas Cewe in 2004, and had three children with him. In 2022, Christina released a children's book called I Believe in Me: Do You Believe in You? [1]
Season 1
 ·Kelly Clarkson ·Justin Guarini ·Nikki McKibbin ·Tamyra Gray ·R.J. Helton ·Christina Christian
 ·Ryan Starr ·A.J. Gil ·Jim Verraros ·EJay Day
 ·Christopher Aaron ·Kelli Glover ·Alexis Lopez ·Angela Peel ·Alexandra Bachelier ·Chris Badano ·Natalie Burge ·Khaleef Chiles ·Rodesia Eaves ·Brad Estrin ·Adriel Herrera ·Kristin Holt ·Jamar ·Jazmin Lowery ·Tanesha Ross ·Melanie Sanders ·Mark Scott ·Gil Sinuet ·Tenia Taylor ·Justinn Waddell ·Delano Cagnolatti