If you could perform in any venue in the world, where would that be? Why?
I would love to perform at the Grand Ole Opry because all successful country singers are blessed with thtat opportunity.
How has music inspired you?
It has inspired me to express who I am to millions or people.
Do you have any formal singing training?
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Nothing in my musical selection would be surprising because I listen to everything.
If you could perform with any person or group, who would it be and why?
I would perform with Aerosmith because Steven Tyler is extremely talented and a cool person!
What do you do to unwind after a performance?
I don't really have to unwind after a performance because all of my built up emotions come out during my performance.
Which theme week would be most challenging to you and why?
The theme week I would most struggle with would be when I have to sing a song from the year I was born.
What theme week would you love to have for Season 10?
I'm super excited about Motown.
What's your dream song to perform?
I already got to sing with Steven Tyler and I can't think of anything more special to sing.
What makes a great performer?
A great peformer is someone wh9o sings from their heart and someone who connects to their audience.
How do you combat stage fright?
I pray before I go on stage that God will annoint my voice and all of my fears fade away.
How do you plan on differentiating yourself in the competition?
I'm different because I'm the only female vocalist that is country.
If you could model your career after an artist, who would it be and why?
I would model my career after Carrie Underwood because she won the competition that I'm in and she is the most successful person to come out of this copetition.
If you couldn't sing, what other talent would you most like to have?
I would have loved to be a dancer if I couldn't sing. However, I wasn't born with that natural ability. Haha!
What has been the most unique job/chore you've ever had?
I'm only 16, so I haven't had many jobs, but of the ones I've had the most unique one was working at Cici's Pizza.
How would you define success in life?
Success in life would be doing whatever makes you happy and fullfilling and kliving up to your dreams.
What's the most embarrassing thing you've ever seen or experienced??
I was cheering at a football game and there was a lot of people in the stands. When it was almost half time and it started raining. So when half time came around, the bleachers were really wet. I went up to talk to my friends mom and on the way down, I fell down every step!
What's your proudest moment in life outside of American Idol?
In eighth grade I was taking gymnastics and I was awful. Everyone on my cheerleading squad was advanced in tumbling and I couldn't even get a backhandspring. However, I never gave up and I finally got my backhandspring.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
Since I was in the 6th grade, I've insisted the special ed room at some point everyday. I have some natural connection with those kids. I would do absolutely anything for them.
If you have 24 hours to do anything you wanted, what would you do?
If I had 24 hours to do anything, I would get my friends and family together and take a vacation to anywhere in **. We could escape the rest of the world for alittle while and life would be about what we wanted to do.
Who is the person that you would most like to meet?
This is going to sound crazy, but I would love to meet Justin Bieber just because he is a young artist who is very successful. I don't have "Bieber fever," but he is very cute! He is the same age as me and he had to struggle before he became famous and I thik he would be great to talk to.
Do you have a favorite quote, phrase or personal motto / words to live by?
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
What's been the most surprising part of the Idol experience so far?
I didn't expect to meet so many amazing people throughout this whole experience.
What have you learned about yourself by going through the Idol audition process?
I have learned that I have a LOT to learn about being a true artist and it's not all fun and games and you have to work very hard.
What are you hoping to get out of your Idol experience?
I'm hoping to become a polished artist! I hope to have a great career ahead of me.