American Idol Season 12 continue the audition in Long Beach! Check out the recap and videos in San Antonio here.
Shubha Vedula “Something Has Got a Hold on Me”
Matt Farmer “Change Gonna Come”
Randy says, “You’ve got strong pipes.” Mariah thought he was raw, real and heartfelt in moments. Keith thought there were some safe moments, but he loves his thick tone.
Jesaiah Baer -16 – “Settle Down” by Kimbra
I loved it within seconds of you starting,” says Keith. Mariah thought it was “interesting.” Nicki thought she had a mature confidence.
Micah Johnson – 24 – Morrow, GA – “Chicken Fry” by the Zach Brown Band
He recently had his tonsils removed. The doctors hit some nerves, and now he speaks with a speech impediment. Keith calls it “beautiful” and Mariah says she would have been moved by his voice regardless of his back-story.
Rachel Hale – 21 – Prescott, AR – “People Get Ready”
“A little Wynonna Juddish,” says Keith. Nicki says, “I love your voice. You didn’t try to do too much. Beautiful control.” Mariah appreciates that Rachel knows who she is.
49 Long Beach contestants are going to Hollywood!