We don't know a lot about Taylor Vaifanua right now, except for this important piece of information:

She makes it to Hollywood on the eighth season of American Idol. This 16-year old has dreamed about a career in music for years and we'll have more on her as she advances on the show. She hails from Salt Lake City, Utah - and that's the city she auditioned in.

Taylor "Joyful, Joyful" for her try out and received heartfelt approval for all four judges. The singer spent five years early in her life in Samoa. There, she was influenced by Polynesia music and tradition.