Hometown: Fayetteville, GA
Audition City: Greensboro
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When did you first start to sing?
4 years old.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Trained by my mother Jamecice Bennett and Grandmother Ann Nesby
What other talents do you have?
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Continue to work on my career.
What are your personal goals in life?
To be the best role model for my baby brothers, never stop at being good but strive for greatness, be prosperous.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Maroon 5, Dixie Chicks, Coldplay, Billie Holiday.
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Fantasia - because she is a survivor!
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time you perform?
Pray and ask God to be my words and to let Him use me!
Most embarrassing moments?
When I was younger in Minnesota and I slipped and fell on the ice outside.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Becoming one of the 24 in this competition.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
Ballet, I can do modern and Hip Hop and African.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
A person who not only sings but shares the meaning of life through the songs.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Randy - because he knows music and he's honest.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That I'm bilingual and I love Sponge Bob.
How has this changed your life?
It's made me more independent and more of a leader to my peers.
Do you have any lucky charms?
My princess crown and my Sponge Bob.
Who are your heroes in life?
My brothers Shakur and James and Dustin.
What's been your toughest obstacle in life?
Getting to know myself for who I am.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
If you win, who will you thank first?
SEASON 5 PHOTOS
PARIS BENNETT PHOTOS
PARIS BENNETT VIDEOS
SEASON 5 TOP 12
SEASON 5 BEST OF THE REST
- Tue, Feb. 21 "Midnight Train To Georgia"
- Tue, Feb. 28 "Wind Beneath My Wings"
- Tue, Mar. 7 "Conga"
- Tue, Mar. 14 "All I Do"
- Tue, Mar. 21 "Fever"
- Tue, Mar. 28 "Work It Out"
- Tue, Apr. 4 "How Do I Live"
- Tue, Apr. 11 "The Show Must Go On"
- Tue, Apr. 18 "These Foolish Things"
- Tue, Apr. 25 "The Way We Were"
- Tue, May. 2 "Kiss"
- Tue, May. 2 "Be Without You"