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Diana Nicole DeGarmo (born June 16th, 1987) was a contestant on Season 3 of American Idol.

Audition[]

Diana auditioned in Honolulu. She sang "Chain of Fools" by Aretha Franklin. Randy and Paula voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Diana was shown in the first part of Hollywood Week. Other than that, her time in Hollywood was not shown much, but it was revealed that she did enough to make the Top 32.

Top 32[]

Diana was shown in Group 1. She sang "I've Got the Music in Me" by Kiki Dee. She received enough votes to advance to the Top 12.

Top 12[]

Diana sang "Think" by Aretha Franklin. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 11[]

Diana sang "A Broken Wing" by Martina McBride. She was placed in the Bottom 3 for that week.

Top 10[]

Diana sang "Do You Love Me" by The Contours. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 9[]

Diana sang "I'm Still Standing" by Elton John. She was placed in the Bottom 3 for that week.

Top 8[]

Diana sang "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion from the film Titanic. She was placed in the Bottom 3 for that week.

Top 7[]

Diana sang "One Voice" by Barry Manilow. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 6[]

Diana sang "Turn the Beat Around" by Gloria Estefan. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 5[]

Diana sang "Someone to Watch Over Me" by Gertrude Lawrence and "Get Happy" by Ruth Etting. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 4[]

Diana sang "This is It" by Melba Moore and "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)" by Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 3[]

Diana sang "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion (per request of Randy Jackson) and "Don't Cry Out Loud" by Melissa Manchester (as chosen by Clive Davis). She received enough votes to advance to the Finale.

Season 3 Finale[]

Diana sang "I Believe", "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)" by Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer and "Don't Cry Out Loud" by Melissa Manchester. She did not receive more votes than Fantasia Barrino, making her the runner-up.

After the Show[]

Diana appeared in a six month arc on the soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Trivia[]

Season 3
Finalists
Fantasia Barrino  · Diana DeGarmo  · Jasmine Trias  · LaToya London  · George Huff  · John Stevens  · Jennifer Hudson  · Jon Peter Lewis  · Camile Velasco  · Amy Adams  · Matthew Rogers  · Leah LaBelle
Semifinalists
Elizabeth LeTendre  · Matthew Metzger  · Suzy Vulaca  · Katie Webber  · Heather Piccinini  · John Preator  · Tiara Purifoy  · Lisa Wilson  · Charly Lowry  · Jonah Moananu  · Eric Yoder  · Lisa Leuschner  · Marisa Joy  · Kara Master  · Briana Ramirez-Rial  · Jesus Roman  · Noel Roman  · Marque Lynche  · Ashley Thomas  · Erskine Walcott
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