Derek Hilton was a contestant on Season 9 of American Idol. Audition[edit | edit source] Derek auditioned in Boston. He sang "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" by Elton John. He was eliminated at this point of the competition. Retrieved from "https://americanidol.fandom.com/wiki/Derek_Hilton?oldid=24866" Categories: Contestants Season 9 contestants Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.