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Felicia Diana Barton (born March 6, 1982) was a contestant in Season 8 of American Idol.

Audition[]

Felicia auditioned in Louisville. She sang "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae. It's unknown how judges' voted, but at least three of them voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Felicia was not shown much during Hollywood Round, but she managed to make it to the final day. She was placed in a holding room with Nick Mitchell, Ann Marie Boskovich, Ju'Not Joyner, Tatiana Del Toro, Matt Breitzke, Kris Allen, Cody Sheldon, and T.K. Hash. The judges then revealed that everyone in the group had advanced. At the judges' mansion, it was revealed that she originally did not make the Top 36.

However after Joanna Pacitti was disqualified, she served as her replacement.

Top 36[]

Felicia was shown in Group 3. She sang "No One" by Alicia Keys. She was eliminated at this stage of the competition.

After the Show[]

Felicia sang the theme song for the 2017 Disney XD reboot of DuckTales. She also co-wrote songs for Demi Lovato and Lea Michele.

Her son Malachi is a main cast member in the Disney Channel show Stuck in the Middle.

She served as a background vocalist for the American Idol band for Season 17.


Season 8
Finalists
 ·Kris Allen ·Adam Lambert ·Danny Gokey ·Allison Iraheta ·Matt Giraud ·Anoop Desai ·Lil Rounds ·Scott MacIntyre ·Megan Joy ·Michael Sarver ·Alexis Grace ·Jasmine Murray ·Jorge Núñez
Semifinalists
 ·Ricky Braddy ·Tatiana Del Toro ·Jesse Langseth ·Von Smith —— ·Arianna Afsar ·Felicia Barton ·Kendall Beard ·Ann Marie Boskovich ·Matt Breitzke ·Casey Carlson ·Stephen Fowler ·Mishavonna Henson ·Ju'Not Joyner ·Kai Kalama ·Brent Keith ·Nathaniel Marshall ·Kristen McNamara ·Nick Mitchell ·Jackie Tohn ·Taylor Vaifanua ·Jeanine Vailes ·Alex Wagner-Trugman ·Stevie Wright ·Joanna Pacitti
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