From: Bountiful, UT
Favorite Song: "Blue" by LeAnn Rimes.
Idol: My mom
Do you have a job?
Nope, no job.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes. When I was 13-15 from two different teachers and from 15-now with Dean Kaelin.
Where have you performed before?
Two school plays and musical theaters, concert choir, various county fairs, state fairs.
When did you first start to sing?
When I started to talk.
What is your favorite song to sing?
"Blue" by LeAnn Rimes.
What is the first concert you went to?
Faith Hill and George Strait.
What is the last concert you went to?
Rascal Flatts and Tobey Keith.
What other talents do you have?
I play the piano and guitar.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will join a girl band and travel around the country.
What are your goals in life?
To become as cool as my mom and raise a happy family.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
What is the first CD you ever bought?
What is in your CD player right now?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Definitely my mom.
What is your favorite type of music?
What is your favorite song?
"Name" by The Goo Goo Dolls.
Favorite male pop artist?
Definitely Justin Timberlake.
Favorite female pop artist?
Dashboard Confessional "Swiss Army Romance."
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
I think I have my own style. I don't sound like anybody else.
Most embarrassing moment?
When I ran into the curtain running offstage after my cheerleading routine. My first assembly in high school. Traumatizing.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
Figure skating. My little sister does it and it's amazing.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
When I made it to American Idol!
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone who sets a good example for the country by setting standards and goals and achieving them.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
So I can perform for huge crowds and achieve my goal: to be a famous performer.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
I think it was honest. Nothing in life is fair.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Simon, because he's brutally honest with everyone.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
I don't have a least favorite.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Be yourself! And don't ask fellow girl contestants what song you should sing. They'll pick the bad one.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Who did you think was going to win last season?
If you could be a performer from any era, which would you choose and why?
The '50s because the coolest music comes from that era!
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