Naya Rivera Amber's fellow Gleek once auditioned for the show in San Francisco, but she was cut in the first round.
In an interesting twist of fate, the same song she sang at her ' Idol' audition, "Emotion" by the Bee Gees, later landed her a role on ' Glee.' Tori Kelly Looking back on ' Idol's' lackluster Season 9, it's hard to believe someone as talented as Tori was cut that year before the top 24 round.
New coach Jennifer Hudson takes the stage to sing "Remember Me." p.m. Alessia Cara is back to sing "Scars to Your Beautiful" with Aliyah Moulden. Lauren Duski is having her star moment onstage with Little Big Town singing "Better Man." p.m.
The coaches and contestants look back at Season 12. Miley Cyrus dedicates her performance of "Malibu" to Ariana Grande and everyone effected by the horrific attack in Manchester. Hunter Plake is one lucky guy singing "Don't Speak" with Gwen Stefani! Gwen sure does take her work home with her ;) p.m.
This time I plan on taking their advice and promise not to date any of the other celebrities!
"I had so much fun last time, so why wouldn't I come back to get help to find the future Mrs Essex?
" Ironically, she is now dating a singing-show alum: ' The Voice' Season 4 runner-up Michelle Chamuel.
Amber Riley The ' Glee' diva auditioned for ' Idol' at age 17, but she too didn't even make it past the producers.
Early programs like "Survivor" and "Big Brother" gained international audiences who loved watching real people compete for money and fame.
High-pressure situations, 24/7 filming, and clashing personalities ensured frequent drama as alliances and enemies were created and destroyed.
Season 14's ' American Idol' top 24 have been announced, and along with the expected ringers, there are quite a few surprise omissions: Cody Fry, Emily Brooke, and Jaq Mackenzie to name but three. Not only did "Bubbly" eventually become a massive international hit for her, without ' Idol's' help, but it's since been covered by various other ' Idol' hopefuls, like Casey James, Katie Stevens, and Katelyn Epperly.