The first season of American Idol aired on June 11th, 2002. 

Los Angeles Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Tiffany Montgomery 1031 19 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Alexis Lopez 1084 17 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Steven Ware 1032 17 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Cassandra Marine 1086 18 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Stefanie Sugarman 1011 23 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Mary Iaconelli 1197 22 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Tamika Bush 1017 23 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

A total of 31 people received Golden Tickets in Los Angeles.

Seattle Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Karma Johnson 3180 24 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Unknown

Simon: Unknown

A.J. Gil 3148 17 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Trinity Manning 3??? 16 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Tara McCormick 3158 21 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Levi Blue 22 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Dan Connor 3145 21 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

A total of 10 people received Golden Tickets in Seattle.

Chicago Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Jacquette Williams 5407 21 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Unknown

Simon: Check.png

James Verraros 5379 19 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

Alexander Torres 5216 21 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

Mark Scott 18 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: X.png

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Amanda Armenta 5358 19 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Ryan Farrar 5180 26 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Jennifer Amaro 505? 16 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

New York Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Elias Guajardo 7027 19 Randy: Check.png

Paula:  Unknown

Simon: Check.png

Kelli Glover 7063 19 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Unknown

Simon: Check.png

Justin Guarini 716? 23 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Derek Stillings 7066 20 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Rose Thoma 7165 19 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Amanda Riemensedya 7136 19 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Atlanta Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Jamar Simmons 21 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

R.J. Helton 9000 20 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

John Manly 21 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

Melanie Sanders 9085 21 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Tamyra Gray 9061 22 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Claire Bradley 9076 19 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Unknown

Simon: Unknown

Chris Dos Santos 9114 18 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Deanna Emerson 9063 24 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

15 singers received Golden Tickets in Atlanta.

Dallas Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Kristin Holt 20 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Adriel Herrera 2053 18 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Julie Kevelighan 2389 21 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Luis Marquez 21 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Jack Banks 18 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

MoWette G 2105 22 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Miami Auditions[edit | edit source]

Successful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Judges' Votes
Christina Christian 10010 20 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Alexandra Bachelier 10039 20 Randy:  Unknown

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Unknown

Tenia Taylor 10040 21 Randy:  Check.png

Paula:  Check.png

Simon: Check.png

Unsuccessful[edit | edit source]

Name Contestant # Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Amnesia Sparkles 10031 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Simon: X.png

Anjela Kyuregyan 24 Randy:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

Paula:  X.png

6 singers received Golden Tickets in Miami.

Altogether a grand total of 121 people received Golden Tickets in Season 1.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This was the first time the entire audition process was showcased in a single episode.
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