Meet Tyler, Johanna and Myra from ‘American Idol’ Season 17 Premiere

The 17th of ABC’s American Idol has arrived and Feeling The Vibe Magazine has found 5 new contestants worth rooting for this season. Click here to read more.

ABC’s American Idol has returned for a new season of talent. They’ve created huge superstars like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and the list goes on.

You may be familiar with the panel of musical judges including Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Ryan Seacrest as your host, but what about the undiscovered talent that enters the audition room?

Here are 5 contestants of American Idol worth watching this season.

Myra Minhnhu

Myra Minhnhu on American Idol Season 17 | (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)
Myra Minhnhu on American Idol Season 17 | (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)

Myra Minhnhu is a seasoned performer when it comes to talent competitions. She happens to be the 2016 winner of The XFactor Vietnam. Minhnu also covered Moana’sHow Far I’ll Go” in Vietnamese during a press junket for the release of the Disney film.

Tyler Mitchell

Tyler Mitchell from American Idol Season 17 | (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)
Tyler Mitchell from American Idol Season 17 | (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)

Tyler Mitchell is a country boy from Louisiana. Mitchell enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing music with his family. He also has a supportive wife, Kara Mitchell that he shares a dog with.

Laci Kaye Booth

Laci Kaye Booth on American Idol Season 17 |  (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)
Laci Kaye Booth on American Idol Season 17 | (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)

Laci Kaye Booth is a current student at Sam Houston State University. Booth already has music that can be heard on Spotify and has preformed multiple shows in Texas. One of her favorite bands is Fleetwood Mac.

Johanna Jones

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Johanna Jones preforms on the 17 of season American Idol.

Johanna Jones has opened for American Idol alum Jenn Blosil. Jones is also an Instagram model and loves spending time with her fiancé Matt. She loves Disney and one of her favorite Disney Princesses is Elsa from Frozen.

Nick Townsend 

Nick Townsend on American Idol Season 17 |  (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)
Nick Townsend on American Idol Season 17 | (ABC/Nicole Rivelli)

Nick Townsend is a Nebraska native and a current resident of Los Angeles, California. Townsend has preformed on two seasons of NBC’s The Voice. He also enjoys writing his own music and acting.

American Idol premieres March 3rd at 8/7 on ABC.