Ready, Set, Sing!

Meet the finalists – from omelet chef to wedding singer – vying for American Idol's next crown.


Sounds Like: a young Whitney Houston
Memorable Moment: Randy and Paula giving her a standing ovation for "All By Myself"
On the Job Training: The Oakland, Calif., wedding singer – who is married to Danny Cox, 33, a baker – says her former gig was good practice: "The bride and groom have requests, and I would have to sing it whether I like it or not."