'Idol' Hopeful Makes the Judges Weepy w/Emotional Original Song
Contestant Ash Ruder performed a powerful ballad she wrote for her dad, who battled addiction while she was growing up.
Gabby Barrett's 'I Hope' Inspires Original American Idol Audition
"It's kind of a more angrier version of her song actually," 15-year-old Laila Mach says.
WATCH: 'American Idol' Singer Alyssa Wray Wins the Night
It's being called the audition of the year.
Caleb Kennedy Slays 'American Idol' Judges With Original Song
He's what every traditional country fan has been hoping for.
'American Idol': Luke Bryan Calls Mary Jo Young a 'Top 10' Singer
She's going to Hollywood!
Luke Bryan Raves Over 'Idol' Hopeful's 'Magic Country Stuff'
Christian McGuckian was nervous coming in to audition for 'American Idol' ... but her talent couldn't be denied.
'Idol' Hopeful Hunter Metts Gives Luke Bryan 'Real Deal Chills'
The 22-year-old software developer is from Franklin, Tenn.
'American Idol':Katy Perry Dubs Cecil Ray 'Country Justin Bieber'
"I think you are absolute perfection," Luke Bryan told him.
'Idol' Hopeful Tom McGovern Auditions w/ a Song About Judges
He won't be going to Hollywood, but he still called the audition experience "straight-up awesome."
Luke Bryan Sought Advice From Blake, Keith Before Joining 'Idol'
Luke says Blake and Keith proved to be good sounding boards.