Baylie Brown gave it her best show on season six of American Idol. Watch her audition as a 16-year old and keep in mind: she tried out again five years later.
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Kristine Osorio is going through a divorce. But why pay an attorney when you have this kind of voice and can try out for American Idol instead?
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Just... wow. You must stop and listen to the backstory of this American Idol contest. His name is Ramiro Garcia and he's off to Hollywood.
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Jairon Jackson is a lover. So Jennifer Lopez decreed following this original audition on American Idol.
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Angie Zeiderman won't be the next Lady Gaga. But this American Idol audition did at least land the singer in Hollywood.
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Shelby Tweten has overcome a diagnosis that she has bipolar disorder. She didn't let that stop her from pursuing her American Idol dreams.
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Haley Smith told American Idol fans something good in this audition: Keep an eye on me throughout season 11!
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Jennifer Diley did not receive a golden ticket to Hollywood. But her American Idol audition, seen here, made male viewers around the nation very happy.
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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]