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Tasha Layton (born October 27th, 1982) was a contestant on Season 9 of American Idol.


Tasha auditioned in Los Angeles. She sang "Baby Baby Baby" by Joss Stone. All four judges voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Although not shown performing, she was shown in the same Group of Eight as Andrew Garcia and Vanessa Wolfe. She advanced along with Andrew. She was later shown in a group with Angela Martin. After her final solo performance, she was placed in a holding room with Keia Johnson, Mary Powers, Lloyd Thomas, Hope Johnson, Christian Spear, Jermaine Purifoy, Charity Vance, Bryan Walker and Tisha Holland. It was revealed that everyone in her room was eliminated.

After the Show[]

A couple of Tasha's songs, "Love Lifting Me", "Into the Sea (It's Gonna Be OK)" and "Look What You've Done" peaked at #28, #12 and #7 respectively on the US Hot Christian Songs chart.