Are you excited about the release of American Idol getting started this Sunday? Why shouldn’t it be? Music is the melody that brings a lot of joy to everyone’s life. Here is all you need to know about American Idol Contestants season 21.

American Idol Confirmed Contestants till week 3 auditions

Sr. No.Singer NameFromInstagram Profile
1Elijah McCormick ⭐Nashville, TN @musicbyelijahmc
2William TongiKahuku, HI@wtongi
3Lyric MedeirosHonolulu, HI@lyricmedeiros
4Lucy LoveHolly Grove, AR@iamlucylove
5Haven MadisonClarksville, TN@havenmadisonsings
6Colin StoughAmory, MS@colinstough
7Kya MoneeAustin, TX@officialkyamonee
8Megan DanielleDouglasville, GA@megandaniellemusic
9Zachariah SmithAmory, MS@realzachariahsmith
10Michael WilliamsMason, OH@michaelwilliamsofficial
11Tyson Venegas ⭐Vancouver, BC@tysonvenegas
12Jon Wayne HatfieldGoshen, OH@jonwaynehatfield
13Trey LouisSante Fe, NM@treyfromthefe
14Stefan BenzJohannesburg@stefanbenzofficial
15Nutsa BuzaladzeTbilisi, GA@nutsabuza
16McKayla StaceyAndover, KN@mckaylastacey_
17Kaylin Hedges⭐Pound Ridge, NY @kaylinhedgesofficial
19Caroline KoleHouston, TX@carolinekole
20Ashley TankardDurham, NC@ashleytankardmusic
21Alessandra AguirreLima, Peru@_alessandraaguirre
22Cody WinklerNashville, TN
23Matthew WilsonBuffalo, NY@mattwilsonsings
American idol Selected Contestants Week 3 Auditions

Who are the American Idol Contestants for seasons 21 – 2023?

American Idol Season 21 is in the buzz to be back on ABC Network with an unofficial list of male & female contestants. The auditions for American Idol season 21 took place a few months ago. However, only 40 contestants will perform before the judges. And, the final battle will be played between the final 20 contestants, who will get a golden ticket from the judges.

S. No.ContestantLocationInstagramStatus
1Kaylin HedgesNew York
2Drake WaldenNot Knowndrake_mccain_Auditioned
3Hannah AlexandraMiami, FloridahannahaalexandraAuditioned
4Carina DeAngeloDallas, TexascarinadeangeloAuditioned
5Kevin JohnNew OrleanskevinnnjohnAuditioned
6Carlton EllisNot KnownNot KnownAuditioned
7Mariah FaithNot KnownthemariahfaithAuditioned
8Jon Wayne HatfieldWiscasset, MainejonwaynehatfieldSelected
9KaeyraLos Angeles, CaliforniakaeyraTBA
10Tyson VenegasNot KnowntysonvenegasAuditioned
11PJAEOklahoma CitythisispjaeAuditioned
12Michael WilliamsNot KnownmichaelwilliamsofficialSelected
13Caroline KoleNot KnowncarolinekoleSelected
14Alison OgdenLos Angeles, CaliforniaitsalisonogdenAuditioned
15Owen EckhardtOklahomaoweneckhardtmusicTBA
16Kya MoneeNot KnownNot KnownSelected
17Avalon YoungSan Diego, CaliforniaavalonyoungTBA
18Marybeth ByrdNot KnownNot KnownAuditioned
19Megan DanielleNot KnownmegandaniellemusicSelected
20Malik HeardDallas, TexasthemalikheardAuditioned
All participants of American Idol Season 21 – 2023

American Idol Cast 2023- Season 21

Malik Heard

Megan Danielle

Avalon Young

Owen Eckhardt

Alison Ogden

Caroline Kole

Michael Williams


Tyson Venegas


Jon Wayne Hatfield

Mariah Faith

Carina DeAngelo

Hannah Alexandra

Kaylin Hedges

What is the order of the American Idol Elimination 2023?

After the first two rounds following the auditions, which usually had 30 + contestants, we get the top 24 contestants of American Idol season 21.

Further the elimination will lead to top 20 performers where 6 contestants will be eliminated from American Idol 2023. After this elimination, top 14 contestants will be revealed live.

American Idol top 14 contestants elimination: What’s expected?

Week 1: After the selection of the top 14 contestants, at least 4 contestants will be eliminated during a live performance that will lead to the top 10 for further competition.

Top 10 Elimination

Week 2: The remaining top 10 contestants will perform in the presence of a guest mentor. In the live show, three more contestants will be eliminated from the American Idol contestants list.

Top 7 Elimination

Week 3: Further, two more contestants will be eliminated in week three of American Idol season 21, which will lead to the top 5 performers.

Top 5 Elimination

Week 4: In the week 4 performance, we will get the top 3 contestants for the American Idol grand finale, which means two more contestants will be eliminated resulting in the top 3 contestants of the season.

The Finale

Week 5 will be the finale for the American Idol season 21 finale, we will get to know the winner of American Idol 2023 in that week.

When is American Idol season 21 going to premiere?

The brand new 21st season of the singing competition show American idol will premiere on 19 February 2023.

How many contestants will be there on American Idol season 21 – 2023?

Since more than 100 contestants auditioned for American Idol , but ultimately we will be having 24 Contestants divided into two groups followed by further eliminations that results in only 14 contestants.