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Jovin Webb (born December 4, 1990)[1] was a contestant in Season 18 of American Idol.


Jovin auditioned in Sunriver. He sang "Whipping Post" by The Allman Brothers. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Jovin was shown in the "Soul" category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Sophia Wackerman, Amber Fiedler, and Doug Kiker. He sang "Make It Rain" by Foy Vance. Afterwards, the judges told him that he advanced. He was also shown in a duet with Faith Becnel called "Soul 'D Out" singing "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" by James Brown. Both members of the duet advanced. For his final Solo performance, he sang "Parachute" by Chris Stapleton. Afterwards, he was placed in the same deliberation room as Shannon Gibbons, Jeb Vonderbruegge, Nick Merico, Just Sam, Robert Taylor, Geena, Bilaal Avaz, Dillon James, Aliana Jester, Demi Rae, and Louis Knight, where it was revealed by the judges that everyone advanced.

Hawaii Round[]

Jovin sang "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne. Afterwards, during the Final Judgment, the judges told him that he did enough to become a Top 20 semifinalist.

This Is Me[]

Top 20[]

Jovin sang "With a Little Help from My Friends" by Joe Cocker. He received enough votes to become a Top 10 finalist.

Top 11[]

Jovin sang "Voodoo" by Allen Stone. He did not receive enough votes to place in the Top 7, eliminating him from the competition alongside Sophia James, Makayla Phillips, and Grace Leer.


Round Song Choice Original Artist Theme (if any) Result
Auditions "Whipping Post" The Allman Brothers None Safe
Hollywood Week "Make It Rain" Foy Vance Hollywood Round 1 Safe
Hollywood Week "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" James Brown Hollywood Round 2 Safe
Hollywood Week "Parachute" Chris Stapleton Hollywood Round 3 Safe
Hawaii Round "You Are the Best Thing" Ray LaMontagne Showcase Round Advanced
Top 20 "With a Little Help from My Friends" Joe Cocker None Advanced
Top 11 "Voodoo" Allen Stone Homeward Bound Eliminated


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