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The auditions for Season 22 of American Idol aired from February 18th, 2024 to March 24th, 2024.

Summary[]

Santa Barbara Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Mackenzie Sol 23 Las Vegas, NV Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Micaela McCall 28 Santa Barbara, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Hailey Mia 16 Clifton, NJ Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Scarlett Lee 26 London, England Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Athena Jett 20 Las Vegas, NV Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke:

Sophia Ava Marie 15 Las Vegas, NV Lionel:

Katy:

Luke: Check

Camila Galavis 14 Miami, FL Lionel: X

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Jordan Anthony 18 Perth, Australia Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Spencer Wells 24 Pearland, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Tuskegee Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Triston Harper 15 McIntosh, AL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Dawson Slade 17 Moulton, AL Lionel:  X

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Justice Murphy 21 Forrest City, AR Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Jennifer Jeffries 17 Starkville, GA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Deida Jeudy 16 Tavares, FL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Brant McCollough 16 Samson, AL Lionel:  Check

Katy:

Luke:

Ty'Esha La'Shae 22 Monroeville, AL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Unsuccessful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Derric Gobourne Jr. 25 Sarasota, FL Lionel:

Katy:  

Luke: X

Avery Guinn 21 Russellville, AL Lionel:  

Katy:  

Luke:

Los Angeles Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Alto Moon 27 Alpharetta, GA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kennedy Reid 23 New Albany, IN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Ajii 27 Brooklyn, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Nya 27 Manhattan, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Ziggy 22 Gorredijk, The Netherlands Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Kaibrienne "KB" Richins 20 Henefer, UT Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Abi Carter 21 Indio, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Kimi 25 Brooklyn, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

CJ Rislove 22 "Everywhere and Nowhere", USA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Elleigh Marie 20 American Fork, UT Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Alyssa Raghu 21 Los Angeles, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

Michael Rice 26 Hartlepool, England Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Ricky Moyer 22 Philadelphia, PA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Liliana Tovar Dalton 17 San Antonio, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Jayna Elise 22 Washington, DC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Cate Gartner 18 Aledo, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Unsuccessful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Sariah 23 Verona, MO Lionel:  X

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Johnny Majestic 25 Los Angeles, CA Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Julia Davo 20 Brooklyn, NY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Keegan James 21 Schenectady, NY Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Yvan Vucina 26 Monterey, CA Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X


Leesburg Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Meggie Iyer 18 Carmel, IN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Madaí ChaKell 22 Springfield, MA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Will Moseley 23 Hazlehurst, GA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Bethany Teague 25 Charlotte, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Nashville Auditions[]

Successful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Blake Proehl 24 Charlotte, NC Lionel:

Katy:

Luke:

Odell Bunton Jr. 28 Austin, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Jack Blocker 25 Dallas, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

McKenna Breinholt 25 Gilbert, AZ Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Roman Collins 24 Long Beach, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Noah Peters 24 Charleston, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Emmy Russell 24 Nashville, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy: Check 

Luke: Check

Abby Blake 25 Nashville, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

Sam Kelly-Cohen/"Kayko" 23 Fort Lauderdale, FL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Max Dasher 18 Black Mountain, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Laela Dasher 20 Black Mountain, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

Nick Connors 22 Pasadena, CA Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Aniston Pate 20 Dalhart, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Kyra Waits 23 Berea, KY Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Quintavious 21 Franklin, TN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Lillian Hackett 17 Lovettsville, VA Lionel:  Check

Katy:

Luke:

Anna Grace 18 Pembroke, NC Lionel:  X

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

DJ Williams 18 Itta Bena, MS Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Dave Fio 24 Taylor, MI Lionel:  X

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Reagan Mills 24 Ennis, TX Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Amari 28 Richmond, IN Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Conall Gorman 19 Montclair, NJ Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Carmen Olivia 16 Bethel, CT Lionel:

Katy:  Check

Luke:

Garrison Bennett 18 Statesville, NC Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Jacy Matthews 17 Centre, AL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: X

Mia Matthews 18 Centre, LA Lionel:  X

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Victoria Johnson 16 Boca Raton, FL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Isaiah Case 22 Jacksonville, IL Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Julia Gagnon 21 Cumberland, ME Lionel:  Check

Katy:  Check

Luke: Check

Unsuccessful[]

Name Age Hometown Judges' Votes
Colescott Rubin 27 Portland, OR Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Shriya Jha 16 Lexington, MA Lionel:

Katy:  X

Luke:

Donahue Diaries 23 Wilder, GA Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: X

Payton Riley 15 Montgomery, TX Lionel:  X

Katy:  X

Luke: Check

Jacob Holcombe 23 Walhalla, SC Lionel:

Katy:  X

Luke: X

A grand total of 143 televised contestants received a Golden Ticket in Season 22.

Untelevised[]

  • ABI
  • Aidan O'Brien
  • Aiida
  • Allie Toothtaker
  • Amanda Mograss
  • Angie Rey
  • Avalon Rivera
  • Ava Nicole Frances
  • Ayla
  • B.K. WitDaVoice
  • Boston Jensen
  • Brandon Jackson
  • Bradley Rittman
  • Cara Schulz
  • Carie Ferrahale
  • Carter Pinholster
  • Charlie Key
  • Christine Umali
  • Chris Wiper
  • Colin Mash
  • Dara Davis
  • Edi Callier
  • Elijah Ensor
  • Emery Robbins
  • Emma Murdock
  • Eric Who
  • Gabi Ilg
  • Gabri Levine
  • GALXARA
  • Hannah Marie
  • Hayley Rashel
  • Hunter Behrman
  • Ila Amiri
  • ITZE
  • Isabella Mercier
  • Iyana Kamil
  • Jayce Green
  • Jaxon Wayne Boardman
  • JD Stafford
  • Jersey Nadine Johnson
  • Jeslynn Elaine
  • Jillian Dawn
  • Julian Cross
  • KBlocks
  • Kaiya Gamble
  • Kenny Holland(Originally Made Top 24)
  • Kenya Clark
  • Keyston Wright
  • Kitty Key
  • Logan Culhane
  • Luiza Prochet
  • Luke Michael
  • Mac McNown
  • Makii
  • Maya Mason
  • Maya Symone
  • Meredith Aguirre
  • Mia Hart
  • Michelle Treacy
  • M!LES
  • Mikaela Ayira
  • Mikayla Page Ochs
  • Mike Steele
  • Morgan Lett
  • Nars Taylor
  • Natalie Dickerson
  • Navie Navon
  • Paige Anne
  • P!X!E
  • Remington Hill
  • Rubber
  • Ryan Mitchell
  • Sela Campbell
  • Shannon O'Hara
  • Sophia Nadder
  • Sovonne Lyric
  • Sydney Millevoi
  • Troy Frobeen
  • Tyla Nee
  • Tyler Batson
  • Vinny Vega
  • Zae Romeo
  • Zola Odessa

Trivia[]

  • Every televised audition in Santa Barbara and Leesburg advanced, making this the first year where two audition cities showed zero contestants get rejected.
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