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You Better Sang: The Most Incredible ‘American Idol’ Auditions Of All Time  was originally published on

1. Idol Behavior

Idol Behavior

“American Idol” is one of those talent reality shows that actually breeds stars. Even the people who don’t win are ushered into the music industry with a solid fan base and stellar vocals. Case in point: Jennifer Hudson. She didn’t win, but went on to have incredible success. We love watching the auditions and seeing the talent from the ground floor. Check out the best “AI” auditions ever!

2. Curtis Finch Sings *God Is Able* American Idol Auditions

Curtis took the religious route and sang “God Is Able.” Nicki closed her eyes and enjoyed the vocal display and you will too.

3. Zoanette Johnson – The Star-Spangled Banner

Now before you roll your eyes, Zoanette was nothing but entertainment. She chose to sing the national anthem for goodness sake! LOL This is the most hilariously good audition ever!

4. Rayvon Owen – Audition – American Idol 2015

He might be one of our faves. He’s a momma’s boy with an adorable smile and an incredible voice. He sang Katy Perry’s “Wide Awake” and his rendition will put you in tears!

5. American Idol Audition Preview: Ashley Robles & Jessica Sanchez

Jessie Sanchez is one of our absolute favorite vocalists from American Idol. She’s so talented, it’s ridiculous!

6. Ashley Robles FULL Audition American Idol 2012 NEW

Going into a singing audition, singing Whitney Houston’s classic “I Will Always Love You,” you’ve got to be confident. And Ashley was just that. WOW! When she hits the big notes, she soars.

7. Ruben Studdard Audition

He came in a loveable teddy bear and when he sang Stevie Wonder’s “Ribbon In The Sky,” and killed his runs, the judges were pleased.


She’s the first winner and it’s obvious why she won–do you hear this voice?!

9. “Big” Ron Wilson – Audition – American Idol 2015

He came in singing “Jenny From The Block” and even got her to finish the lyric. He sang Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On,” to which she was so actively engaged that Keith Urban and Harry Connick walked out to have a burger. Such a hilarious audition! He’s so good!

10. Paris Bennett

She came from Anne Nesby’s bloodline from Sounds Of Blackness, so she was destined to have a beautiful voice. She decided to sing “”Cowboy Take Me Away” by Dixie Chicks, but it was Take 5″ by Billie Holiday that proved she was brilliant.

11. Fantasia Barrino Audition

Her voice didn’t give us any clue on how awesome she would sound. She sang “Killing Me Softly” by Roberta Flack and while it wasn’t the best choice, you could hear that her voice was golden.

12. LaToya London – Chain Of Fools

She was robbed! But LaToya was also a contestant alongside Fantasia, so…. But her fun and soulful rendition of “Chain of Fools” was incredible!

13. Hollywood Anderson – Audition – American Idol 2015

He came in with so much energy and sang an original song he wrote for his best friend, whom he fell in love with in college. With the soul of Tracy Chapman and the vocal melody of Annie Lennox meets Ceelo, Hollywood Anderson is one of our faves!

14. Adanna Duru – Audition – American Idol 2015

She’s got the looks to ensure a modeling career, but it’s her professionalism and her amazing voice that made her stand out. They judges were blown away and so were we. She laid her vocals over Lady Gaga’s “You & I,” and it was when she hit the high notes that we were the most impressed.