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LaKisha Ann Jones (born January 13th, 1980) was a contestant on Season 6 of American Idol.

Audition[]

LaKisha auditioned in New York. She sang "Think" by Aretha Franklin. All four judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

LaKisha's stay in Hollywood was not televised much, but she did manage to make the final forty. On the last day of Hollywood week, she sang "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" by Aretha Franklin. After that, the judges revealed to her that she had made it to the Top 24.

Top 24[]

LaKisha sang "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" by Jennifer Holliday. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 20[]

LaKisha sang "Midnight Train to Georgia" by Gladys Knight & The Pips. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 16[]

LaKisha sang "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston. She received enough votes to make the Top 12.

Top 12[]

LaKisha sang "God Bless the Child" by Billie Holliday. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 11[]

LaKisha sang "Diamonds Are Forever" by Shirley Bassey. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 10[]

LaKisha sang "Last Dance" by Donna Summer. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 9[]

LaKisha sang "Stormy Weather" by Ethel Waters. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 8[]

LaKisha sang "Conga" by Gloria Estefan. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 7[]

LaKisha sang "Jesus, Take the Wheel" by Carrie Underwood. She was placed in the Bottom 2 for that week.

Top 6 [Week 1][]

LaKisha sang "I Believe" by Fantasia. Because that week was Idol Gives Back, the voting results were not announced and everyone advanced to another week.

Top 6 [Week 2][]

LaKisha sang "This Ain't a Love Song" by Bon Jovi. She received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 4[]

LaKisha sang "Stayin' Alive" and "Run to Me" by The Bee Gees. She received the lowest number of votes for that week, eliminating her from the competition.

Trivia[]

  • LaKisha was the final televised audition of Season 6.
Season 6
Finalists
 ·Jordin Sparks ·Blake Lewis ·Melinda Doolittle ·LaKisha Jones ·Chris Richardson ·Phil Stacey ·Sanjaya Malakar ·Haley Scarnato ·Gina Glocksen ·Chris Sligh ·Stephanie Edwards ·Brandon Rogers
Semifinalists
 ·Antonella Barba ·Jared Cotter ·Sundance Head ·Sabrina Sloan ·Alaina Alexander ·Leslie Hunt ·Nick Pedro ·A.J. Tabaldo ·Rudy Cardenas ·Paul Kim ·Amy Krebs ·Nicole Tranquillo
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