American Idol 2022 Auditions 4: Meet The Contestants (Photos)

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American Idol’s landmark season 20 continues on ABC Sunday March 20. The fourth audition episode includes hopefuls who sang in front of judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan in Austin, Los Angeles and Nashville. Host Ryan Seacrest is on hand to help, as always.

Sunday’s American Idol “auditions 4” episode includes the grown up daughter of an American Idol alum, a returnee from Season 17, a Tik Tok star and a singer who married an auditioner she met in Austin!

According to a press release, Motley Crue member Nikki Sixx will drop in. UPDATE: Nikki opens the show with a performance of “Home Sweet Home” in Los Angeles. After, he chats with the judges.

Meet the contestants and click through the photo gallery at the bottom of the page. American Idol airs two nights next week: March 20 and 21. Watch for the Auditions 5 contestant preview coming soon.

*Contestant research by Blake Busch

American Idol Auditions 4 Contestants List 

  • Charvonay Gibert – The Atlanta R&B singer calls herself “The Real Boss Lady.” She also raps and dances. Her socials are explicit, so beware. – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Kenzie Elizabeth – Kenzie is a musical theatre singer/actress and also writes her own songs. She attends Western Oregon University. Additionally, Kenzie is a Tik Tok star. Her cover of “Numb Little Bug” by Em Beihold got 3 million likes and 16.1 million views on the platform, where she has 213K followers. – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Kevin Gullage – The 23 year old is a jazz/blues vocalist from Luling, Louisiana. He attended Loyola University of New Orleans. He plays in a band called Kevin Gullage & Blues Groovers and has played several jazz festivals. He’s performed with folks like Patrice Rushen and Bobby Watson. Read more at HeraldGuide and Mandy.comInstagram Tik Tok
  • Fritz Hager – Fritz’s audition was previewed HERE. The 21 year old from Tyler, Texas watches security cameras as a day job. He’s been watching Idol since childhood and is inspired by season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. He’s been writing songs since he picked up a guitar, and began performing at farmers markets and coffee shops in high school. After COVID hit, he used the time to focus on his musc. – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Jacob Moran – The 27 year old from Florida is a returnee from Season 17. He auditioned with Ariana Grande’s “Into You” back in 2019 (watch here), but was cut in Hollywood. He’s a nurse who sings to his patients. He recently enrolled in a master’s program to train as a nurse practitioner.  – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Dan Marshall – Dan is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech where he played football. He sings mainly traditional country.  – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Douglas Mills Jr. – High school senior at Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas won a local ABC affiliate contest, which sent him straight through to the producers. He was in a wheelchair for awhile after surgery to correct his longer leg. He sings R&B/Pop ballads, and musical theater numbers – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Thomas Moran – Thomas is a digital artist, displaying his work on Instagram and Tik Tok. He studied journalism at Baylor University and is from Denver, Colorado. – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Sam Moss – Twenty five year old Sam Moss is a freelance music teacher/mentor. She announced on New Year’s eve that she is expecting a baby girl with a due date in May. She recently released an EP titled The Garden. Her musical style is Adult Contemporary, singing mostly pop and jazz ballads. Based in Chicago, she studied sociology and music at Central College in Iowa where she graduated in 2018. – Instagram Tik Tok
  • Haley Slaton Myles – Get this! Pregnant Haley arrived at American Idol auditions in Austin last fall. The 23 year old from Cedar Rapids Iowa met her husband Jordan Myles who was also auditioning in the Texas city. They hit it off so well they got MARRIED in December. She also had her baby earlier this year. The two posted a wedding announcement on Tik Tok. Not sure if Myles’ audition will air or not. – Instagram Tik Tok
  • ZarehAmerican Idol kid auditioning! The 21 year old singer and stylist’s mom is season 4 8th place finisher Nadia Turner.  Fans may recall Nadia’s young daughter on camera. Well. Here she is, all grown up and auditioning for American Idol.- Instagram 

Meet more contestants

For more on American Idol contestants, check out our 31 contestant mega-guide HERE. The Voice, AGT, and returning Idol alums are profiled HERE. And meet the contestants featured in television promos HERE.

American Idol 2022 Season 20 SPOILERS are here! But please keep spoiler discussion under the spoiler posts. Thank you. 

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