Season 16 Audition
Layla auditioned in Nashville. She sang "Who's Lovin' You" by The Miracles. All three judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.
Season 16 Hollywood Round
Layla was shown in the first televised Group of Ten with Alyssa Raghu, Trevor McBane and Caleb Lee Hutchinson. She advanced. After her untelevised final Solo Round performance, she placed in either holding room 1 or 3 as Ryan mentioned during the ending of the episode that she advanced. During Showcase Round, she sang "Proud Mary" by Tina Turner and during the Final Judgment, it was revealed that she did enough to make the Top 24.
Season 16 Top 24
Season 18 Audition
Layla, Shawn Robinson, and Logan Johnson vied for a "Second Chance Audition" as voted by the public during the 2019 American Music Awards. During the Dancing with the Stars Season 28 Finale, it was revealed that Layla won the vote and automatically progressed to Hollywood Round.
Season 18 Hollywood Round
Layla was not shown, eliminating her from the competition.
Performances in American Idol
|Round||Song Choice||Original Artist||Theme (if any)||Result|
|Auditions||"Who's Lovin' You"||The Miracles||None||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||N/A||N/A||Hollywood Round 1||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||N/A||N/A||Hollywood Round 2||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||Proud Mary||Tina Turner||Hollywood Round 3||Safe|
|Top 24||"Broken Wing"||Martina McBride||None|
|Top 24||"Stick Like Glue" with Sugarland||Sugarland||Duets||Eliminated|
|Auditions||"Blown Away"||Carrie Underwood||None||Safe|
|Hollywood Round||N/A||N/A||Hollywood Round 1||Eliminated|
- She auditioned with her younger sister Dyxie in Season 16.
|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|
|Ron Bultongez ·Amelia Hammer Harris ·Shannon O'Hara ·Effie Passero ·Alyssa Raghu ·Brandon Diaz ·Dominique ·Kay Kay ·Trevor McBane ·Layla Spring|