Singer who is best known for her appearance on the reality competition TV series American Idol. She competed during Season 8, which ran in 2009.
She auditioned for American Idol in Kansas City, Missouri. She sang "Footprints in the Sand" by Leona Lewis, which earned her a golden ticket to Hollywood.
Following her stint as a contestant on American Idol, she earned a recording contract with Island Def Jam Records.
She was born and raised in Millstone Township, New Jersey.
Her audition for Season 8 impressed American Idol judge Simon Cowell.