American Idol 2021 Winner, Top Contestants, Judges and Host

American Idol is an amazing platform for artists to start their careers and become sensational superstars by winning the show. It allows performing before renowned judges like Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. The contestants are mentored for upgrading their minute mistakes by Bobby Bones. The show is hosted by Ryan Seacrest. In 2021 the show was started with 110 contestants; 10 contestants joined the show from the previous season.

WinnerChayce Beckham
JudgesKaty Perry
‎Luke Bryan
‎‎Lionel Richie‎
Runner-upWillie Spence
Premier DateFebruary 14, 2021
Premiered OnABC Television Network

Who were the contestants In American Idol 2021?

115 contestants performed before the judges in auditions, among which top 10 contestants are listed below:

Chayce Beckham

Born on July 16 1996 in Victorville Calif

Chayce Beckham was the winner of season 19 of the reality show, i.e., American Idol and won many hearts through his singing. He won the show by receiving the highest number of votes. He had also performed his song “23” on the American Idol stage, which reached No. 1 on iTunes. He is influenced by the music of The Doors, Van Halen, etc. 

Casey Bishop

Born on February 9, 2005 in Fort Myers, Fla

Casey Bishop impressed the judges with her incredible performance in her auditions. The Florida native is only a sophomore in high school but is bestowed with amazing talents. She got her inspiration in singing from iconic singers Steve Nicks, Alanis Morissette, Avril Lavigne, etc. She loves the album of Laci Kaye booth. 

Cassandra Coleman

Born on May 15, 1996, in Kingsport, Tenn.

She is a coffee manager by profession and often writes lyrics for her followers. Her favorite albums include Kelly Clarkson, Phillip Phillips, etc. 

 Deshawn Goncalves

Born on Jan 10, 2001, in Youngstown, Ohio

He has wowed the judges from the very first day with his voice, which helped him in making his position in the final weeks too. He is influenced by iconic stars Bruno Mars and John Legend. 

Caleb Kennedy

Born on Oct 21, 2004, in Spartanburg, S.C.

The 16-year old got a ticket to the top 5 but unfortunately was made to leave the show because of a video Snapchat rolled the internet. His favorite albums include Gabby Barrett and Caleb Lee. 

Grace Kinstler

Born on Aug 3, 2000, in Woodstock, Ill.

With her incredible voice, she made her position in the top 3 of the show and won the hearts of millions of audience from the very first day of her auditions. She has released several songs like The People, Lavender, etc. She’s also released many singles like Ocean Kisses, The world doesn’t wait, etc. She is influenced by Christina Aguilera. 

Hunter Metts

Born onSept. 12, 1998 in Nashville, Tenn.

Hunter reached in the top 7 by singing Everglow but failed to wow the audience and received the lowest number of votes that week, which leads to his elimination from the show. He loves Jason Castro, Scotty McCreery, Jonny West, etc.

Willie Spence

Born on June 18, 1999, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

His extraordinary performances make his position in the top 3 finalists in the show and before coming to the show, he has released his singles ‘So Gone’. His favorite albums include Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, etc. 

Alyssa Wray

Born on March 30, 2002, in Boyle County, Kentucky

Alyssa had made cry Richie with her powerful performance and amazing voice, but she could not stand in the top 3 positions. She had also auditioned before but was not selected. 

Arthur Gunn

Born on Oct 24, 1997, in Kathmandu, Nepal

He stepped out just before his performance in the Idol finale. He loves the album of Laine hardy. 

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