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Tristen Cole Langley (born December 20th, 1997) was a contestant on Season 13 of American Idol.


Tristen auditioned in Austin. He sang "Santeria" by Sublime. Although Harry voted "no", Keith and Jennifer voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Tristen was one of the contestants chosen by the judges to sing at the airport hangar. He sang "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan. It is unknown if he was eliminated there or if he made it to Hollywood. Either way, he was eliminated.


  • Tristen is the son of Nikki McKibbin, marking the first time an offspring of an American Idol contestant had a televised audition.
    • Nikki was present for his audition.