Hallie Day has a sad story, but we also hope she soon has a happy ending for it. This 24-year old from Baltimore auditioned for season 11...
American Idol Women: Who's the Favorite?
There's a Haley, a Hollie and a Hallie. There's also the daughter of a World Series pitcher and a young woman who auditioned five years ago and has now made a triumphant return.
Indeed, it's a mixed, talented bag of female American Idol semifinalists. They'll perform live for the first time on Wednesday night, so now is the time to place your early bets.
Hallie Day on American Idol: From Suicide to Superstar?
Darn you, American Idol.
Every season, we know the opening rounds will feature a number of sob stories. We know you'll contrive various situations and shove certain contestants down our eye sockets because they have an interesting personal tale - and yet, every season, we fall for it.