Shannon Gibbons was a contestant in Season 18 of American Idol.

Audition Edit

Shannon auditioned in Savannah. She sang "I'd Rather Go Blind" by Etta James. All three judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round Edit

Shannon was shown in the first part of Hollywood Round, in the same "Genre Challenge" category as Kay Genyse, Bilaal Avaz, and Lauren Spencer-Smith. She sang "All I Want" by Kodaline. She advanced alongside Bilaal and Lauren. After her untelevised final Solo performance, she was placed in the same deliberation room as Jeb Vonderbruegge, Jovin Webb, Nick Merico, Just Sam, Robert Taylor, Geena, Bilaal Avaz, Dillon James, Aliana Jester, Demi Rae and Louis Knight, where it was revealed by the judges that everyone had advanced.

Hawaii Round Edit

Shannon sang "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" by Adele. Afterwards, the judges told her she did not become a Top 20 finalist.

Performances Edit

Round Song Choice Original Artist Theme (if any) Result
Auditions "I'd Rather Go Blind" Etta James None Safe
Hollywood Week "All I Want" Kodaline Hollywood Round 1 Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 2 Safe
Hollywood Week N/A N/A Hollywood Round 3 Safe
Hawaii Round "Send My Love to Your New Lover" Adele Showcase Round Eliminated

Trivia Edit

  • Shannon suffered from mental illness at a young age and even claimed to have suicidal thoughts at age four.

Gallery Edit

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