Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon (born October 9th, 1992) was a contestant on Season 17 of American Idol.


Jeremiah auditioned in New York. He sang an original song called "Almost Heaven". All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood RoundEdit

Jeremiah was shown in the first part of Hollywood Week, in the same Group of Ten as Jade Flores and Myra Tran. He sang "Beautiful" by Carole King. He advanced and for his final solo performance, he sang "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack. He was placed in the first deliberation room, along with Uché, Johanna Jones, Laci Kaye Booth, Alejandro Aranda, Nick Townsend, Laine Hardy, Walker Burroughs, Margie Mays, Shayy, Drake McCain, Ryan Hammond, Kai the Singer, Evelyn Cormier and Madison Vandenburg. It was revealed that everyone in the room advanced.

Hawaii RoundEdit

Jeremiah sang "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac. Afterwards, the judges told him he did enough to become a semifinalist.

Top 20Edit

Jeremiah sang "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan and "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper in a duet with Cynthia Erivo. Afterwards, the judges told him he did enough to become a Top 14 finalist.

Top 14Edit

Jeremiah sang "We All Fall in Love Sometimes" by Elton John during the Live Show and a reprise of his original song "Almost Heaven". He was placed in the Top 7 in voting for that week, making him a Top 10 finalist.

Top 10Edit

Jeremiah sang "Candle on the Water" by Helen Reddy from Pete's Dragon. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 8Edit

Jeremiah sang "Who Wants to Live Forever" by Queen and "A Million Dreams" from The Greatest Showman in a duet with Madison Vandenburg. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 6Edit

Jeremiah sang "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" by Joan Baez and "Somewhere" by Barbra Streisand. He was placed in the Bottom 2 for that week, and the judges chose not to save him, eliminating him from the competition.

Performances in American IdolEdit

Round Song Choice Original Artist Theme (if any) Result
Auditions "Almost Heaven" Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon None Safe
Hollywood Week "Beautiful" Carole King Hollywood Round 1 Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 2 Safe
Hollywood Week "The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" Roberta Flack Hollywood Round 3 Safe
Final Showcase "Landslide" Fleetwood Mac None Safe
Top 20 "Make You Feel My Love"

"Time After Time" (with Cynthia Erivo)

Bob Dylan

Cyndi Lauper

None Safe
Top 14 "We All Fall in Love Sometimes"

"Almost Heaven"

Elton John

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon

None Safe
Top 10 "Candle on the Water" Helen Reddy Disney Night Safe
Top 8 "Who Wants to Live Forever"

"A Million Dreams" (with Madison Vandenburg)


Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman & Michelle Williams

Queen Night/Movie Duets Safe
Top 6 "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"


Joan Baez

Barbra Streisand

Woodstock/Showstoppers Eliminated
Season 17
Laine Hardy ·Alejandro Aranda ·Madison Vandenburg ·Laci Kaye Booth ·Wade Cota ·Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon ·Walker Burroughs ·Alyssa Raghu ·Dimitrius Graham ·Uché ·Evelyn Cormier ·Ashley Hess ·Eddie Island ·Riley Thompson
Ryan Hammond ·Logan Johnson ·Raquel Trinidad ·Kate Barnette ·Bumbly ·Shawn Robinson
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