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Genavieve Linkowski was a contestant in Season 16 and Season 18 of American Idol.

Season 16 Audition Edit

Genavieve auditioned in Nashville. All three judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Season 16 Hollywood Round Edit

Genavieve was shown in the final Solo Round singing "Praying" by Ke$ha. Afterwards, she was placed in the same holding room as Crystal Alicea, Brandon Elder, Gabbii Jones, and Deonte Baker. Everyone in their room was eliminated.

Season 18 AuditionEdit

Genavieve auditioned in Milwaukee. She sang "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" by Michael Bolton. All three judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Season 18 Hollywood Round Edit

Genavieve competed in the "Pop" category alongside Louis Knight, Robert Taylor, Demi Rae, and Geena. She sang "You Are the Reason" by Calum Scott. Afterwards, the judges told her she did enough to advance. She was later shown in a duet with Travis Finlay called "Ebony and Ivory" singing "The Prayer" by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli. Both members of the duet advanced. For her final Solo performance, she sang "In My Blood" by Shawn Mendes.

Hawaii Round Edit

Genavieve sang "You Say" by Lauren Daigle. Afterwards, the judges told her she did not become a Top 20 finalist.

Performances Edit

Round Song Choice Original Artist Theme (if any) Result
Auditions "I Won't Give Up" Jason Mraz None Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 1 Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 2 Safe
Hollywood Week "Praying" Ke$ha Hollywood Round 3 Safe
Auditions "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" Michael Bolton None Safe
Hollywood Week "You Are the Reason" Calum Scott Hollywood Round 1 Safe
Hollywood Week "The Prayer" Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli Hollywood Round 2 Safe
Hollywood Week "In My Blood" Shawn Mendes Hollywood Round 3 Safe
Hawaii Round "You Say" Lauren Daigle Showcase Round Eliminated

Trivia Edit

  • Between her Season 16 and Season 18 auditions, her sister Corinn was killed in a car accident.

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