"Music and my husband saved my life," says Howie Day, a 24-year-old newlywed and waitress from Baltimore.
A 19-year-old coal miner chases his dream.
Her experience as a mobile DJ and wedding singer should help Erika Van Pelt work an audience.
One teen tries out for the first time. For the other, it's a second chance.
Just what 'American Idol' needs: A New York street performer named Creighton Fraker. Except, it turns out, they do.
Reed Grimm's parents met in a band, and as they started having kids, they just added them to the act.