Ethan was shown in a montage of contestants who were eliminated after Group Round, along with Zebulon Spencer and Chloe Channell. He was shown in an unknown group singing "Meant to Be" by Bebe Rexha, ft. Florida Georgia Line.
Performances in American Idol
|Round||Song Choice||Original Artist||Theme (if any)||Result|
|Auditions||"I Do"||Luke Bryan||None||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||N/A||N/A||Hollywood Round 1||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||"Meant to Be"||Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line||Hollywood Round 2||Eliminated|
- Ethan has cystic fibrosis and two years prior to his audition got a chance to sing with Luke Bryan at one of his concerts. Luke even gave him one of his guitars, the same guitar he auditioned with.
- Ethan is the second American Idol contestant with cystic fibrosis after Kayden Stephenson.