Kay Kay was a contestant on Season 16 and Season 17 of American Idol.

Season 16 Audition[edit | edit source]

Kay's audition was not televised, though the American Idol website showed that she auditioned in New York.

Season 16 Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]

Kay was shown in a group called "DNA" with Ada Vox singing "Want to Want Me" by Jason DeRulo. She was later shown in the final Solo Round singing "Set Fire to the Rain" by Adele. She advanced and during the Showcase Round, she sang "Brokenhearted" by Karmin. At the Final Judgment, it was revealed that she did enough to advance to the Top 24.

Top 24[edit | edit source]

Kay was shown in Group 1. She sang "Love on the Brain" by Rihanna and "Drive By" by Train in a duet with Patrick Monahan. She was eliminated at this stage of the competition.

Season 17 Audition[edit | edit source]

Kay was showcased in a montage of contestants from the previous year who auditioned again. Her verdict was not shown.

Season 17 Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]

Kay has shown. eliminating her from the competition.

Performances in American Idol[edit | edit source]

Season 16[edit | edit source]

Round Song Choice Original Artist Theme (if any) Result
Audition N/A N/A None Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A None Safe
Hollywood Week "Want to Want Me" Jason DeRulo None Safe
Hollywood Week "Set Fire to the Rain" Adele None Safe
Showcase Round "Brokenhearted" Karmin None Safe
Top 24 "Love on the Brain" Rihanna None
Top 24 Duet "Drive By" Train None Eliminated
Season 16
Finalists
Maddie Poppe ·Caleb Lee Hutchinson ·Gabby Barrett ·Cade Foehner ·Michael J. Woodard ·Jurnee ·Catie Turner ·Dennis Lorenzo ·Michelle Sussett ·Ada Vox ·Jonny Brenns ·Marcio Donaldson ·Garrett Jacobs ·Mara Justine
Semifinalists
Ron Bultongez ·Amelia Hammer Harris ·Shannon O'Hara ·Effie Passero ·Alyssa Raghu ·Brandon Diaz ·Dominique ·Kay Kay ·Trevor McBane ·Layla Spring
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