American Idol season 20 returns for a second night of auditions in Los Angeles, California; Austin, Texas; and Nashville, Tennessee on March 6. Discover who the newest contestants are below with our list, plus see some photos from the all-new episode.
Meet the Contestants from Auditions Night 2 on American Idol Season 20
There are 14 new contestants performing in front of judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie on the March 6 episode. They are:
LUKE G. TAYLOR
At only 19, Allegra’s already verified on Instagram with 41.3k followers. The talented singer’s newest song “Tainted” is available now for streaming. American Idol isn’t her first go at TV singing competitions. If you’ve seen NBC’s The Voice, then you may remember her – she finished in the Top 9 finalists during season 18.
Kenedi Anderson is from Virginia. She auditioned in front of judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry for her spot on American Idol. Kenedi sang “Applause” by Lady Gaga while playing the piano. Her voice, look and sound wowed the judges so much! Katy Perry started calling herself a Kenicat, thus creating her fanbase.
Kenedi who lives in Viriginia, moved around a lot due to her father’s career in the football industry. She is the second born child and is very close with her family. She is the only one that is musical.
Watch her audition piece on the video below.
The 20-year-old Greenville, South Carolina native and Eastside High School alum only recently started pursuing music. He revealed to the Greenville Journal that his sound is “popish” and that he auditioned with county singer Sam Hunt’s song “2016” and indie rock group The Band CAMINO’s song “2/14” in Nashville, TN.
In addition to being a singer, Skylie’s also an actress. You may have seen her on Brat TV, where she won The Talent Show. She appeared in HBO Max’s Karma and the film Holiday Spectacular. You can follow her @skyliemarie_ on Instagram, where she often posts photos of work or her family and friends.
Betty Cantrell is no stranger to television! She was crowned Miss America in 2016. Now she is trying to be crowned Miss American Idol. She stepped out on the ABC competition stage for a chance at her spot on American Idol. Betty chose A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson for her audition song.
Her husband joined his wife to support her through her journey on AI.
Watch Betty’s audition below:
To see if any of these contestants get a golden or platinum ticket, tune in to the all-new episode of American Idol, airing March 6 at 8 PM ET on ABC. You can also stream the episode the next day on Hulu.
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