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Han Hee-jun (born April 20th, 1989) was a contestant on Season 11 of American Idol.


Heejun auditioned in Pittsburgh. He sang "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You" by Michael Bolton. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Heejun was shown in the first televised Group of Ten with Johnny Keyser. He sang "How Am I Supposed to Love Without You" by Michael Bolton. He advanced and was shown in a group called "M.I.T." (or Most International Team) with Phillip Phillips, Richie Law and Jairon Jackson singing "Broken Strings" by James Morrison and Nelly Furtado. Despite a rocky performance, everyone in their group advanced. After his untelevised final solo performance, he was placed in the fourth deliberation room along with Baylie Brown, Britnee Kellogg, Angie Zeiderman, Richie Law, Stephanie Renae, Neco Starr and Gabi Carrubba among others, where it was revealed that everyone in the room had advanced.

Las Vegas Round[]

Heejun was shown in a group with Phillip Phillips, Neco Starr and Jairon Jackson singing "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos. Everyone in his group advanced.

For his final solo performance, he sang "New York State of Mind" by Billy Joel. At the Final Judgment, the judges told him that he did enough to make the Top 24.

Top 25[]

Heejun sang "Angels" by Robbie Williams. He was placed in the Top 5 boys based on America's vote, making him a Top 13 finalist.

Top 13[]

Top 11[]

Top 10[]

Top 9[]


  • Heejun is originally from South Korea, making him the first Korean-American semifinalist and finalist.
Season 11
 ·Phillip Phillips ·Jessica Sanchez ·Joshua Ledet ·Hollie Cavanagh ·Skylar Laine ·Elise Testone ·Colton Dixon ·DeAndre Brackensick ·Heejun Han ·Erika Van Pelt ·Shannon Magrane ·Jermaine Jones ·Jeremy Rosado
 ·Reed Grimm ·Jen Hirsh ·Brielle Von Hugel —— ·Adam Brock ·Baylie Brown ·Hallie Day ·Creighton Fraker ·Eben Franckewitz ·Haley Johnsen ·Chase Likens ·Aaron Marcellus ·Chelsea Sorrell