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Shannon Renee' Magrane (born October 21, 1995) was a contestant in Season 11 of American Idol.

For more about her life, see Shannon Magrane/Personal.


Shannon auditioned in Savannah. She sang "Something's Got a Hold on Me" by Etta James. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Shannon was shown in the first part of Hollywood Round, in the same Group of Ten as David Leathers, Jr., Angie Zeiderman, and Jessica Phillips. She sang "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys. She advanced and was shown in a group called "6-7-9" along with Brielle Von Hugel, Joshua Ledet, Kyle Crews, and Amber Holcomb, singing "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)" by Blu Cantrell. Everyone in her group advanced except Kyle. She was shown singing "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong for her final solo performance. Afterwards, he was placed in the second deliberation room along with Eben Franckewitz, Skylar Laine, Phillip Phillips, Jeremy Rosado, Reed Grimm, and Jessica Phillips where it was revealed that everyone had advanced.

Las Vegas Round[]

Shannon was shown in a group with Amber Holcomb, Curtis Finch, Jr. and Joshua Ledet singing "Blue Suede Shoes" by Elvis Presley. Joshua and Shannon advanced while Curtis and Amber did not.

For her final solo performance, she sang "The Trouble with Love Is" by Kelly Clarkson. At the Final Judgment, the judges told her that she did enough to make the Top 24.

Top 25[]

Shannon sang "Go Light Your World" by Kathy Troccoli. She made the Top 5 girls based on America's vote, making her a Top 13 finalist.

Top 13[]

Top 11[]


Episode Theme Song choice Original artist Order # Result
Audition Auditioner's Choice "Something's Got a Hold on Me" Etta James N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 1 First Solo "Fallin'" Alicia Keys N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 2 Group Performance "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)" Blu Cantrell N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 3 Second Solo "What a Wonderful World" Louis Armstrong N/A Advanced
Las Vegas Round Songs from the 1950s Group Performance "At the Hop" / "Blue Suede Shoes" Danny & the Juniors / Carl Perkins N/A Advanced
Final Judgement Final Solo "The Trouble with Love Is" Kelly Clarkson N/A Advanced
Top 25 (12 Women) Personal Choice "Go Light Your World" Kathy Troccoli 10 Advanced
Top 13 Whitney Houston "I Have Nothing" Whitney Houston 6 Bottom 3 Women
Top 11 Year They Were Born "One Sweet Day" Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men 6 Eliminated


Season 11
 ·Phillip Phillips ·Jessica Sanchez ·Joshua Ledet ·Hollie Cavanagh ·Skylar Laine ·Elise Testone ·Colton Dixon ·DeAndre Brackensick ·Heejun Han ·Erika Van Pelt ·Shannon Magrane ·Jermaine Jones ·Jeremy Rosado
 ·Reed Grimm ·Jen Hirsh ·Brielle Von Hugel —— ·Adam Brock ·Baylie Brown ·Hallie Day ·Creighton Fraker ·Eben Franckewitz ·Haley Johnsen ·Chase Likens ·Aaron Marcellus ·Chelsea Sorrell