Audition[edit | edit source]
David auditioned in New Orleans. He sang "A Change is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke. All four judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]
David was shown in the first part of Hollywood Round singing "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" by Stevie Wonder. The judges told him afterwards that he did enough to advance. He was shown on the final part of Hollywood Round, advancing along with Jamar Jefferson, Mario Vazquez, Matthew Kester, Carrie Underwood, Constantine Maroulis, Judd Harris, Anwar Robinson, Janay Castine and Vonzell Solomon. During the judges' final deliberation, it was revealed that he did enough to make the Top 24.
Top 24[edit | edit source]
David sang "Never Can Say Goodbye" by The Jackson 5. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.
Top 20[edit | edit source]
David sang "All in Love is Fair" by Stevie Wonder. He received the second-lowest number of votes, eliminating him from the competition.
|Carrie Underwood · Bo Bice · Vonzell Solomon · Anthony Fedorov · Scott Savol · Constantine Maroulis · Anwar Robinson · Nadia Turner · Nikko Smith · Jessica Sierra · Mikalah Gordon · Lindsey Cardinale|
|Mario Vazquez · Amanda Avila · Janay Castine · Travis Tucker · Joseph Murena · David Brown · Aloha Mischeaux · Celena Rae · Judd Harris · Sarah Mather · Jared Yates · Melinda Lira|