Kason Lester was a contestant on Season 17 of American Idol.

Audition[edit | edit source]

Kason auditioned in Louisville. He sang "Holdin' Her" by Chris Janson. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]

Kason was shown in a group called "Victorious Secret" along with Wade Cota, Grayson Little and Payton Taylor singing "California Dreamin'" by The Mamas and the Papas. Everyone in his group advanced except for Grayson. After his untelevised final solo performance, he was placed in the third deliberation room, along with Tyler Mitchell, Wade Cota, Dimitrius Graham, Alyssa Raghu, Bumbly, Eddie Island, Shawn Robinson and Myra Tran. It was revealed that everyone in the room advanced.

Hawaii Round[edit | edit source]

Kason was shown in a montage of contestants who were eliminated at Hawaii, alongside Clay Page and Johanna Jones.

Performances in American Idol[edit | edit source]

Round Song Choice Original Artist Theme (if any) Result
Auditions "Holdin' Her" Chris Janson None Safe
Hollywood Week "California Dreamin'" The Mamas and the Papas Hollywood Round 1 Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 2 Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 3 Safe

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Kason is a strawberry farmer and brought some homegrown strawberries for the judges during his audition.
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