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The auditions for Season 21 of American Idol aired from February 19th, 2023 to March 26th, 2023.

Summary[]

Nashville Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Haven Madison 16 Clarksville, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Lyric Medeiros 18 Honolulu, HI Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Zachariah Smith 19 Gattman, Ms Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Megan Danielle 20 Douglasville, GA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kya Monee 21 Austin, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Caroline Kole 25 Nashville, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check

Luke: Check

Ashley Tankard 22 Durham, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Matt Wilson 21 Buffalo, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kaylin Hedges 15 Pound Ridge, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Aiden Adair 19 Clover, SC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Tanner Charles 20 Broken Arrow, OK Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Wé Ani 23 Harlem, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Bre 27 Burbank, CA Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Tripp Taylor 18 Florence, SC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Mariah Faith 21 Conway, SC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Nate Peck 21 Linden, MI Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Mikenley Brown 17 New Castle, IN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke:

Sierra Harris 20 Lexington, MA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Phil Kane 18 Pawhuska, OK Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Fire 22 Lawton, OK Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kaya Stewart 22 West Hollywood, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Oliver Steele 25 Mount Juliet, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Unsuccessful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Cody Winkler 25 Marion, Tx Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Mikey Burson 22 Nashville, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Brooklyn from Brooklyn 21 Brooklyn, NY Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Las Vegas Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Lucy Love 28 Holly Grove, AR Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Michael Williams 21 Mason, OH Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Tyson Venegas 18 Vancouver, BC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Jon Wayne Hatfield 21 Goshen, OH Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Alessandra Aguirre 20 Lima, Peru Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Jeverson 28 St. George's, Grenada Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Nutsa 25 Tbilisi, Georgia Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Trey Louis 21 Santa Fe, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Adin Boyer 22 Lake Forest, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Marybeth Byrd 21 Armorel, AK Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Olivia Soli 20 Los Angeles, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Emma Busse 20 Vancouver, BC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Dany Epp 23 Suffern, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Amara Valerio 20 Yonkers, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Reette Thorns 20 Madison, WI Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Colt Glover 21 Magnolia, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Cay Aliese 24 Dandridge, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Nailyah Serenity 22 Charlotte, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Pjae 23 Lawton, OK Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Carina Deangelo 25 Lionel:

Katy:  Check

Luke:

Johnny Knox 26 Huntsville, AL Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Paige Anne 16 Idaho Falls, ID Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

Owen Eckhardt 19 Broken Arrow, OK Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kaeyra 22 Algonquin, IL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Unsuccessful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Luke Bryan 27 Goldsboro, NC Lionel:

Katy:  

Luke: Check

L-Rich Las Vegas, NV Lionel:  

Katy:  

Luke:

Katey Parry 21 Normal, IL Lionel:

Katy:  X

Luke:

Madison Neisius 26 Dallas, TX Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Rach Karma 28 Newington, CT Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X

New Orleans Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Colin Stough 18 Amory, MS Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Iam Tongi 18 Kahuku, HI Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

McKayla Stacey 16 Wichita, KS Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Stefan Benz 16 Centurion, South Africa Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Sara Beth 25 Roseville, CA Lionel:  X

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Preston Duffee 21 Hartsville, SC Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Keelin 24 New York, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: X

Elijah McCormick 21 Raeford, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Hannah Nicolaisen 23 Houston, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kayleigh Clark 17 Sumrall, MS Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

Warren Peay 23 Bamberg, SC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Ophrah Kablan 20 Clio, SC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kamron Lawson 21 Beckley, WV Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Isaac Brown 21 Inglewood, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Cam Amen 27 Omaha, NE Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Unsuccessful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Jack Nicora 19 McKeesport, PA Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Savanna Christian 23 Darlington, SC Lionel:  X

Katy:

Luke:

Fire 22 Lawton, OK Lionel:  X

Katy:

Luke: X

A grand total of 71 televised contestants received a Golden Ticket in Season 21.

Untelevised Auditions[]

  • Abbie Bayless
  • Abigail Kiefer
  • Aerianna Hubbard
  • Allison Ogden
  • Andrea
  • Andre Smoke
  • Aubrie Camp
  • Austin Markham
  • Ava Claire
  • Avalon Young
  • Avery Logan
  • Ayslinn Gomez
  • Bailey Rhea
  • Beckett Rex (Originally made top 26)
  • Brayden Phillips
  • Breanna DeSantos
  • Brooks Kidd
  • Bydney
  • Caden Glover
  • Cameron Love
  • Carlton Ellis
  • Chloe Dalzell
  • Cora Laux
  • Corey Hedge
  • Courtney Govan
  • Crystal Tigney
  • Dakota Hayden
  • Darron Hayes
  • Dawson Wayne
  • Destiny Reeves
  • Drake Walden
  • Dylan Holmes
  • Dylan Zangwill
  • Emily Hunter
  • Ella Bella
  • Evie Higgins
  • Faith Rhodes
  • Gabe Douglas
  • Giana Zaffino
  • Hannah Alexandra
  • Harrison Goodell
  • Isaiah Smallwood
  • Jackie Smook
  • Jack Rogan
  • Jadan Tramwell
  • Jadyn Lynah
  • Jayla
  • Janora Brown
  • Jen Mana
  • Jezzie Asia
  • Joey McGrew
  • Joseph White Jr.
  • Joshua Arguello
  • Joshua Ross
  • Josie Jones
  • Justin Taylor
  • J Valerione
  • Kali Logan
  • Kamryn Emory
  • Karinthia Fradella
  • Kayla Paige
  • Kevin John
  • Kuper Walker
  • Kyra
  • Lexi Stephens
  • Leyton Robinson
  • Liam Von Elbe
  • Makayla Gaylord
  • Malik Heard
  • Marriani Fleming
  • Mary Kurtz
  • Naomi Gomez
  • Noël Tsoukalas
  • Oliver Strachan
  • Paula Lanius
  • Peyton Kyle
  • Presley Tennant
  • Rachel Murphy
  • Rebecca Bruner
  • Rich K
  • Roko Blazevic
  • Sam Kiefer
  • Sam Hastings
  • Sam Smith
  • Samuel Harness
  • Sarah Mac
  • Sarah Synder
  • Sirena Sanchez
  • Sofia Plata
  • Summer Joy
  • Sunshine Scott
  • Tori Green
  • Veronica Hoxie
  • Vibi
  • Vinny Cotrupe
  • Will Baskin
  • Zia Blue
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