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Matt Breitzke was a contestant in Season 8 of American Idol.

Audition[]

Matt auditioned in Kansas City. He sang "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers. Although Randy voted "no", Kara, Paula, and Simon voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Matt was shown in the second part of Hollywood Week in a group with Jesse Langseth singing "Some Kind of Wonderful" by Soul Brothers Six. After his final performance in front of the judges, he was placed in a holding room with Nick Mitchell, Ann Marie Boskovich, Ju'Not Joyner, Tatiana Del Toro, Kris Allen, Cody Sheldon, Felicia Barton, and T.K. Hash. The judges then revealed that everyone in the group had advanced. The judges were unsure of him, so they asked to have a sing-off between him and Michael Sarver to determine who would make the Top 36. Afterwards, the judges decided that both of them would advance.

Top 36[]

Matt was shown in Group 2. He sang "If You Could Only See" by Tonic. He was eliminated at this stage of the competition.

Gallery[]


Season 8
Finalists
 ·Kris Allen ·Adam Lambert ·Danny Gokey ·Allison Iraheta ·Matt Giraud ·Anoop Desai ·Lil Rounds ·Scott MacIntyre ·Megan Joy ·Michael Sarver ·Alexis Grace ·Jasmine Murray ·Jorge Núñez
Semifinalists
 ·Ricky Braddy ·Tatiana Del Toro ·Jesse Langseth ·Von Smith —— ·Arianna Afsar ·Felicia Barton ·Kendall Beard ·Ann Marie Boskovich ·Matt Breitzke ·Casey Carlson ·Stephen Fowler ·Mishavonna Henson ·Ju'Not Joyner ·Kai Kalama ·Brent Keith ·Nathaniel Marshall ·Kristen McNamara ·Nick Mitchell ·Jackie Tohn ·Taylor Vaifanua ·Jeanine Vailes ·Alex Wagner-Trugman ·Stevie Wright ·Joanna Pacitti
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