LA TOYA LONDON
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Audition City: LA
First Concert: New Edition
Last Concert: R. Kelly
When did you first start to sing?
When I was 2 years old.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes. I was in the Oakland Youth Chorus from 1993-1996 and I've taken private lessons on and off.
What other talents do you have?
I'm good at helping others with their problems and also I'm a licensed bartender. (smile)
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will continue going to school and pursuing a career in music as well as real estate.
What are your personal goals in life?
To live healthy, happy and be financially comfortable.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
What is the first CD you ever bought?
Boyz II Men.
What is in your CD player right now?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
I don't have one.
What is your favorite type of music?
What is your favorite song to sing?
I don't have one.
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Favorite album of all time?
All the R. Kelly CDs.
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
Most embarrassing moment?
Singing and messing up in front of the whole school back in junior high.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
A musician on piano, guitar, bass, and drums.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Going after what I want out of life without looking back, only looking forward.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone who is of course talented, but also helps others besides themselves.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
I want to be an inspiration, and I want to do my part of making a positive change in the world.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Simon, because you never know what he's going to say.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
Randy, because I don't agree with him a lot of the time.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Listen and accept corrective criticism, and never give up believing in yourself.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I'm quite funny.
SEASON 3 TOP 12
SEASON 3 BEST OF THE REST
- "All By Myself"
- "Ain't Nobody"
- "Ain't Goin' Down Til' The Sun Comes Up"
- "Ooh Baby Baby"
- "Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
- "All The Time"
- "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You"
- "Don't Rain On My Parade"
- "Too Close For Comfort"
- "Don't Leave Me This Way"
- "Love You Inside and Out"